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Nov 30, 2012

TOP TEN PROJECTS 2012

1 RMIT Swanston Academic Building by Lyons
2 Heller Street Park and Residences, Six Degrees
3 Shearer's Quarters, Tasmania, John Wardle
4 2012 Serpentine Pavilion, HdeM and Ai Wei Wei
5 Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre - Charles Wright Architects
6 Taken Visitor Centre by Wingardhs
7 Port Hedland Multi-Purpose Recreation Centre, ARM
8 Book Mountain - MVRDV
9 Keast Park Community Pavilion, JCB
10 Big Hill House by Kerstin Thompson 

 

EVENTS

·       Process debate 'Competitions are beneficial to Architectural Practice'.- Monday 3 Dec 12 - Loop Bar in the city, 6.30pm onwards. Scott Woodward, Melissa Bright, Peter Charles, Suzannah Waldron, Warwick Mihaly, Phoebe Quirk

 

NEWS

·       Book Launch:Professor Tomlinson is the editor of the new book Australia’s Unintended Cities: the Impact of Housing on Urban Development which will be launched at 5:30pm, Wednesday 28 November, Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer Building, the University of Melbourne.

·       Architect and Monash University lecturer Ross Brewin’s exhibition 49 Sheds to open at Mornington Peninsula Gallery on 27th February 2013. Catalogue essay by John Wardle.

·       Premier and The Architects fan, Ted Baillieu has launched the Small Town Transformations program which supports large-scale creative projects that can inspire, transform and create a lasting legacy in Victorian towns with populations of 1,500 or fewer. Grants of up to $350,000 will be available for projects that involve strong community support and participation, and will be able to deliver a significant impact

 

Thanks to All our guests, our co-hosts who’ve helped us out; Mat Ward, Juliet Moore and Paul Coffey. Also big thanks to Andrew Koniuszko for being our podcast director.