11 04 2019 DOUBLEGROUND SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS
We are very excited that Doubleground, our collaboration with OPENWORK for the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Victorian Architecture Awards in the Small Project Architecture category.
20 03 2019 EXPERIMENTS IN EXHIBITING ARCHITECTURE: MELBOURNE DESIGN WEEK AT MERCEDES ME
Amy Muir was invited to moderate a conversation about experimental approaches to curating and exhibiting architecture as part of Melbourne Design Week. Speakers included Matthew Van Der Ploeg, Louise Wright (Baracco + Wright) and John Wardle (John Wardle Architects), respectively talking about their most recent work at the Venice Biennale.
18 03 2019 TALK AND TOUR: MUIR ARCHITECTURE AND OPENWORK ON DOUBLEGROUND
Amy Muir and Mark Jacques (OPENWORK) were excited to deliver a presentation and tour of Doubleground, the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission, guiding the public through the NGV’s Grollo Equiset Garden as part of Melbourne Design Week.
08 03 2019 ARCHITECTURE AUSTRALIA MARCH/APRIL 2019 COVER
MUIR + OPENWORK are delighted that Doubleground, the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission, was featured on the cover of the Architecture Australia March/April 2019 Issue. Doubleground is also discussed in relation to other Australian pavilions in a brilliant piece by Rachel Hurst titled ‘A Spectacle of Pavilions‘.
07 12 2018 HONG KONG BUSINESS OF DESIGN WEEK
Amy Muir joined Melinda Coombes - Coombes Whitechurch Design, Claire Beale - National President of the DIA, Fiona Lynch - Fiona Lynch Interior Design and Suzie Tait - Tait Furniture as part of a panel discussion at Hong Kong Business of Design Week exploring the topic Melbourne - Designing Wellbeing.
Amy also joined RMIT Architecture Professor Vivian Mitsogianni and Associate Professor Roland Snooks to discuss design practice research projects commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria including 2016 NGV Architecture Commission by M@Studio, Flow by Studio Roland Snooks and 2018 NGV Architecture Commission by MUIR+OPENWORK. The floor talk was moderated by John Doyle and Paul Tse from New Office Works.
03 12 2018 MUIR+OPENWORK ARCHITEL TV INTERVIEW
Mark Jacques and Amy Muir in conversation with Jan Henderson as part ArchiTel TV discussing the design for the NGV Architecture Commission.
22 11 2018 NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION OPENS
MUIR+OPENWORK are thrilled that the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission Doubleground is now open to the public. The installation within the Grollo Equiset Garden will be open until 22 April 2019.
17 08 2018 NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE AWARDS NATIONAL JURY
Amy Muir was excited to join the NZIA 2018 National Awards Jury along with Jury Chair Richard Goldie, John Melhuish and Andrea Bell, surveying the shortlisted national projects across New Zealand’s North and South islands.
29 06 2018 THE 2018 NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION WINNER ANNOUNCED - DOUBLEGROUND BY MUIR + OPENWORK
We are excited to announce that in collaboration with Openwork we have been selected by the National Gallery of Victoria to deliver the 2018 Architecture Commission.
03 05 2018 EMERGING ARCHITECT PRIZE TOUR
2017 National Emerging Architect Prize recipient Anthony Balsamo presents a diverse portfolio of award-winning architectural projects, unbuilt work and anecdotes from EmAGN, SA Chapter Council, fellowship travel, festivals and collaborations in architecture.
Joining on the night to speak are previous Emerging Architect prize winners including Ben Milbourne, Amy Muir, Michael Roper and Mel Bright.
27 04 2018 TASMANIAN AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS 2018 AWARDS JURY SITE VISITS
Amy Muir was excited to join the Tasmania Jury for the 2018 Australian Institute of Architects State Awards site visits along with Jury Chair Todd Henderson, Shamus Mulcahy, Bee Newman and Beck Lauer. A wonderful few days were spent surveying the shortlisted projects across the state.
29 03 2018 THE 2018 NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION SHORTLIST
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission in collaboration with Openwork.
08 03 2018 AIA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY BREAKFAST
Amy Muir and Clare Cousins were invited as speakers in conversation sharing thoughts and experiences to celebrate International Women's day at the Australian Institute of Architects.
06 03 2018 NH ARCHITECTURE SERMO 'MANUFACTURING MEANING'
Amy Muir joined Rodney Eggleston (March Studio), Roland Snooks (RMIT University), David Tumino (Special Patterns) and Loren Adams (University of Melbourne Fab Lab) at NH Architecture's office SERMO conversation “Manufacturing Meaning”. The discussion considered and debated the approach of designing with off the shelf products compared to designing with manufacturing processes.
02 02 2018 AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS 2018 ELECTIONS
We are excited to announce that Amy Muir has been elected as the next Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter President. The Victorian Chapter President is the Institute's National Councillor elected by the Victorian members, providing leadership in what is the peak body for the architectural profession in Australia.
10 11 2017 MTALKS FRIDAY NIGHT DEBATE: AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS—EMERGING ARCHITECTS
As part of the MPavilion Friday night debates, Amy Muir joined architects Mel Bright, Claire Scorpo, Ben Milbourne, Andre Bonnice and Adam Pustola to dissect and debate ‘The digital is more influential than the physical in architecture.’ The evening was moderated by Monique Woodward.
15 10 2017 ARCHIFLIX - INSPIRING WOMAN ARCHITECTS
As part of the ArchiFlix Architecture & Design Film Festival, Amy Muir was invited to join Jan Henderson, Shelley Penn, Sarah Naarden and Targol Khorram as part of a panel discussion following the Zaha Hadid documentary Who Dares Wins.
28 07 2017 PRACTICE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Amy Muir was delighted to take part in the Design and Architecture Practice Research Symposium organised by Chris Knapp from Bond University and held at the M3 Architecture office in Brisbane. Other speakers included Bob Sheil, Carey Lyon, Cecilia de Marinis, Kim Barber, Laurene Vaughn, Marcelo Stamm, Martyn Hook, Michael Banney, Michael Keniger, Nigel Bertrum, Pia Ednie-Brown, Sam Kebbell, Stuart Vokes, Aaron Peters, Urs Bette, Vivian Mitsogianni and Zuzana Kovar.
19 07 2017 PRACTICE MATTERS
As part of the Practice Matters – Women in Practice series, Amy Muir was invited by the University of Newcastle School of Architecture and the Built Environment and the Australian Institute of Architects EmAGN to discuss all things practice and teaching.
24 03 2017 PARLOUR AUTUMN SALON
Parlour organised an evening discussion between architects Shelley Penn (Shelley Penn Architect) and Amy Muir. The Autumn Salon, held in Melbourne’s Testing Ground became a platform to converse and explore interests, commitments and career stories within the profession.
23 03 2017 NGV MELBOURNE DESIGN WEEK
As a part of the 2017 Melbourne Design Week, Amy Muir has been invited to take part in a panel discussion with Hamish Lyon (NH Architecture) Kare Krokene (Snohetta), Jeremy Mcleod (Breathe Architecture) and hosted by Andrew Mackenzie (URO Publications) to discuss the topic ‘Time Matters: Is temporary the new normal?’
06 03 2017 BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING
PROCESS in collaboration with Parlour, held a panel event to celebrate, inform and advocate for women in architecture. Amy Muir, along with Shelley Penn (Shelley Penn Architecture), Dr Karen Burns (Parlour), Sophie Cleland (ARM) and Yvonne Meng (Von Atelier), were invited to discuss “’where to from here’ in our pursuit of equality within and beyond the profession.”
28 02 2017 THE 2017 NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION
Amy Muir is looking forward to joining Jill Garner, Corbett Lyon, Ewan McEwan, Naomi Stead and Sue Anne Ware on the 2017 NGV Architecture Commission Jury. “The NGV Architecture Commission calls for innovative proposals for the activation of the Grollo Equiset Garden, one of Melbourne’s great civic spaces, through the intervention of a participatory, evocative and thought-provoking work of site-specific, temporary architecture.” NGV 2017.
06 02 2017 NATIONAL EMERGING ARCHITECT PRIZE TOUR
Amy Muir begins a tour of Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Sydney and back home to Melbourne talking to the topic DOING to do or not to do.
Amy is joined by speakers Simon Pendal – Simon Pendal Architect, Kate Fitzgerald - WhisperingSmith Architecture, Philip Dingemanse, Philip Dingemanse Architecture + Design, Megan Baynes - Room 11, Liz Walsh – Cumulus Studio, Aaron Peters - Vokes and Peters, John Elway – James Russell Architect, Emma James – Twohill and James, Anita Panov and Andrew Scott - panovscott, Casey Bryant - Trias, Grace Morlack – Other Architects, Michael Roper – Architecture-Architecture, Monique Woodward – WOWOWA and Ilana Freadman – Freadman White.
04 02 2017 MPAVILION MRELAY
As a part of MPavilion 2017 event MRelay, Amy Muir was invited to join a panel conversation hosted by Nayuka Gorrie and joined by speakers Kenny Pittock, Julie Bernhardt, Penny Modra, Sue Maslin, Daniel Teitelbaum and Eugenia Flynn to perform and exchange dialogues around the theme Pause. Click on image for further information.
02 05 2016 INFLUENCING AMY
As part of the Australian Institute of Architects National Emerging Architect Prize, AWS sponsor the making of a short film that describes a particular idea associated with what has influenced you – what makes you tick. Click on the image for a link to the film made by SRH.
29 04 2016 AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVEMENT IN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS
Amy Muir is awarded the Australian Institute of Architects 2016 National Emerging Architect Prize. Click on the image for the jury citation.
10 12 2015 VICTORIAN EMERGING ARCHITECT PRIZE
Amy Muir is awarded the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Emerging Architect Prize. Click on image for jury citation.
02 07 2015 OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE
Amy Muir presented Law Street House as part of the Open House Melbourne speaker series.
20 04 2015 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY PRIZE
The practice is excited to have been shortlisted for the Australian Tapestry Prize run by the Australian Tapestry Workshop.
28 01 2014 ASSEMBLE PAPERS
We are excited that Law Street House is currently featured in Assemble Papers as an example of small footprint residential architecture.