Meet David Kohn, DK Architects
Having previously designed galleries, colleges, art installations, private residences and exhibitions, David Kohn Architects can now add two Design District buildings to its list of projects — one of which will bear the district’s landmark sign. Founding Director David Kohn spoke with Jemima Burrill about the research that informs his practice, working with artists and the limits of ‘hedgehoggy’ thinking.
Meet Oliver Schulze, Schulze + Grassov
For the latest edition of Design District’s lunchtime series, regular host Jemima Burrill spoke with the project’s urban designer, Oliver Schulze of Copenhagen-based studio Schulze+Grassov. The pair discussed Schulze’s life and influences, ideas around difference and universality, and the importance of generosity in placemaking.
Meet Tom Emerson, 6a architects
The Meet the Design District Architects series has rapidly become a favourite lunchtime event for those interested in the built environment. For this edition — the third in the series — we’re introduced to Tom Emerson, one half of the founding team behind 6a architects.
Meet Hannah Corlett, HNNA Architects
The second of Design District's Friday lunchtime Meet the Architects series introduced us to Hannah Corlett, founder of HNNA. Corlett is not only the architect behind two of the District’s buildings, but also the creator and coordinator of its ambitious masterplan.
Meet the Design District Architects
22 May—6 Nov
Join us together with Jemima Burrill, curator and cultural consultant to NOW Gallery, as we chat with the 9 Architects behind the 16 buildings and public space in the Design District in our bi-weekly 'Meet the Design District Architects' online talk series.
The interviews will be hosted on Zoom with the opportunity for attendees to ask questions, following the talk.
Welcome to the Design District Journal
Here we’ll be introducing you to the Design District and all those who’ve helped us on this journey. Once we’re open you can look forward to all sorts of updates, including recordings of the many events, interviews and happenings we have planned. But to begin with, a little more about what exactly the Design District is…