Visual Acoustics

Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away in 2009, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner […]

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Architect of Dreams

Ian Athfield is New Zealand’s most well known and beloved architects. This documentary (link below) called ‘ Architect of Dreams’ is a wonderful and inspiring look into the life and work of a man that clearly thinks differently to most. In March of this year I attended an architectural conference on the Hawkesbury River, NSW. Ath […]

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Balmoral Duplex – Brisbane

The Brisbane suburb of Balmoral is the location for a new duplex commission. The design explores ideas of how architecture gradually reveals itself. The entry ramp is curved downward descending into the heart of the home. This narrow corridor is simplistic in its materiality, raw concrete (fire wall), vertically laid timber cladding (private bedroom walls), and […]

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Big Practice, Big Business

Architecture and design can operate at extraordinary scales. In Brisbane, our biggest firms work on the global stage. Companies like BVN Donovan Hill, Cox Rayner and Conrad Gargett Riddel have all made their mark. In last week’s post we talked about another world renowned architect firm coming to Brisbane for a 2015 build, Zaha Hadid Architects. […]

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Zaha comes to Brisbane

The world shares a love/hate relationship with Zaha Hadid and her offsider, Patrik Schumacher. Their architecture is futuristic, it is fluid. There is no room for historic sensitivity. They embrace new design ideologies founded in parametricism and now they are coming to Brisbane thanks to the Sunland Group! Due to start construction in 2015 are […]

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