Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Jul 28, 2014


Show 421: July 22nd 2014, Workplace Design

TONIGHT we’ll be talking about workplace design, following on from the Work Place Work Life conference run by Architecture Media… we’ll be playing interviews with David Gianotten (OMA Asia) + Dr Tim Sharp (The Happiness Institute).

Also - MPavilion: commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, to be built in the Botanical Gardens… a structure to host cultural events/lectures/installations from Oct-Jan annually… this year focused on the perfoming arts, with the inaugural pavilion by Sean Godsell, inspired by iconic outback sheds and verandas

Mat Ward's article on ArchitectureAU

M Pavilion Sketch - Sean Godsell

Sou Fujimoto - Serpentine Pavilion 2013

Shenzhen Stock Exchgnage - OMA

Dr Timothy Sharp - Founder of the Happiness Institute


  • Open House Melbourne (as already mentioned on the show): 26-27th
  • DADo (Design Architecture Documentary Film Society) is showing 3 x short films on women in architecture. screening at the Walsh Street Courtyard, tomorrow night (23rd July), with an introduction by Justine Clark
  • Cinecity Architectural Film Project is screening on Friday night, 25 July at Testing Grounds at Southbank: collaboration between architects and film makers, inviting local and international submissions of 60-second films exploring spatial ideas.. The 30 short-listed films focus on the theme “making”, and were screened in Perth as part of this year’s National Architecture Conference

  • Ma Yansong, founding partner of MAD architects, will be presenting the UMelb Dean’s Lecture Series on 5th August, at the Sidney Myer Asia Centre
  • Urban Voices – celebrating urban design in Australia’ won a national award at the Australia Award for Urban Design announcements in Canberra last week.
  • IMPA is holding a public forum on August 4th on (the) City in Crisis: Housing and Public Realm Challenges Facing an Expanded Melbourne Monday 04 August 2014, 6:00 — 7:30pm, Deakin Edge, Federation Square
  • CCP - Wednesday 30 July: Architectural Photography, Then and Now - at the Robin Boyd House in South Yarra; Saturday 2nd August: Masterclass with John Gollings on Architectural Photography; Wednesday 27 August: The Nature of Commissioning. Another program at the Robin Boyd House, Walsh Street, this time with a panel talking about the challenges and wonders of commissioning both art and architecture. Panelists are: Andrew Maynard, Susan Cohn, Damien Wright  and Phuong Ngo. 
  • Koichi Suzuno, Torafu Architects; Wednesday 23 July 6pm, Monash University Caulfield Campus, MADA Building G room 1.04

Next week: Review Show featuring International Correspondent, Dr. Rory Hyde