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May 14, 2014

Velo-fringe opening night

In the tradition of all good fringe festivals everywhere, Velo-fringe seems to be outgrowing its foundation event before it even begins. Cycling planning conference Velo-City Global is supposedly the main event - but that doesn't kick off until May 27. With...

May 14, 2014

Mother Nature is a Lesbian Exhibition

The poster is celebrated as a medium for change in this exhibition at the Flinders University City Gallery. Examining political posters from the last decades of the 20th century, curator Celia Dottore has highlighted works which contrasted typography and imagery...

September 23, 2021

When 170 years of history meets cutting-edge design

Adelaide’s JPE Design Studio is the oldest architecture firm in Australia, yet their approach is anything but traditional. Many of their projects – like Payinthi on Prospect Road – have a focus on the union of history and the future.

July 22, 2021

How to design a pandemic-proof city

Rather than focussing on short-term solutions like sanitiser dispensers or automated pedestrian crossings, University of South Australia’s architectural historian Julie Collins says we need to consider long-term urban planning solutions to keep people healthy and happy.

March 25, 2021

CBD hostel Backpack Oz has closed

Backpack Oz has been run by Sam Twelftree and his siblings since 1999, but he says his “small family business [has] been squashed” by the pandemic. He's not the only hostel owner who feels forgotten.

December 2, 2020

Fighting for the future of Adelaide’s community centres

Part of the City of Adelaide’s “re-shaping” of its employment structure has been the axing of one full-time community centre coordinator. Some ratepayers worry this could herald future cuts to the essential community hubs.

November 17, 2020

Introducing 20:MinuteCity: A podcast helping make Adelaide a better city

In order for design to play its rightful role in Adelaide's future, the right kind of conversations need to occur. A new podcast series, founded by Future Forum and CityMag, asks prominent Adelaide identities to consider how wellbeing and design will influence the future of the city.

November 4, 2020

How to do Feast Festival 2020

Feast Festival has dubbed this month “Pridevember”, as SA’s annual queer arts and culture celebration casts a rainbow over Adelaide. Here are 10 ways you can join the party.