Our client, Ansarada, provides virtual data rooms for large-scale business transactions worldwide. The company was named Deloitte’s 2009 technology fast 50 winner, Smart Company’s 2010 most innovative company and in 2011 handled London’s largest ever IPO, the $59.2 billion Glencore offer. Ansarada has offices around the globe and works with some of
Landscape Architecture Australia: What are the aspects of domestic garden projects that attract you to this kind of work?
Kate Cullity: The home environment and domestic life are fundamental to our lives and they nurture our capacity to relate and perform successfully in our public lives. The overarching goal
What makes an ideal home? In his book Origins of Architectural Pleasure (1999), Grant Hildebrand claims that “refuge and prospect” are the most desired attributes of human habitation. In primitive terms, we all seek a cave to hide in and a perch for surveying the horizon. However, Hildebrand warns that “refuge and prospect are opposites: refuge is
As designers, how do we inform ourselves about the transactions that occur between people and the spaces that they occupy? Do we rely on personal knowledge, gained through subjective observation, or do we gather data from other sources? Do we use the new digital tools that are now available to gather the intelligence we need for design practice?