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The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco is out of the way now, sandwiched between The Presidio military barracks and a residential neighbourhood.

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19.06.14 in buildings heritage

see more That fallen wall - part 3

Perhaps read these first or things won’t make sense: Keep Reading...

12.04.13 in buildings 

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A week ago three people died while they were walking down Swanston Street.

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07.04.13 in buildings 

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On Thursday afternoon two young pedestrians were Keep Reading...

31.03.13 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window Tall skinny stories

elenberg fraser towers
Tower Melbourne (left and middle), Abode 318 (right).

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15.08.12 in buildings heritage

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The National Mutual tower in Collins Street (Godfrey & Spowers, Hughes, Mewton and Lobb) lost a marble facade tile today, clearing the plaza 10 storeys below.

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30.01.12 in buildings 

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see more Venice pavilion shortlist yawner

The Australia Council yesterday announced its shortlist for the Venice pavilion competition.

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24.11.11 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window Ted's top ten

Manchester Unity building

Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu let the Keep Reading...

10.11.11 in film buildings

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The news caught up with me on the morning of September 12th 2001, when I got to work.

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11.09.11 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window Stonehenge might even start

stonehenge visitors centre

DCM’s long-awaited visitors’ centre at Stonehenge is about to be built, Keep Reading...

10.06.11 in buildings sustainability

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A great 2007 doco is on Keep Reading...

06.06.11 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window Venice Pav

The Oz tin shed is to be replaced.

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04.06.11 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window The Architects hit Fed Square

Good? Bad? Ugly? All three? This video from Sunday’s Art Nation also contains a glimpse of Lab’s ideas for Fed Square East.

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23.05.11 in buildings video-clips

Architect / protaganist: Federation Square

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As a preface to an upcoming article on prefab housing, which may not be ready for a while… here is a Grand Designs repeat about the construction of a german Keep Reading...

21.05.11 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window 10 Murray crunch time

Here’s a link to ABC 730 Tasmania’s Keep Reading...

19.05.11 in buildings heritage

Architect / protaganist: State Offices (Hobart)

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see more open website in same window Lift to view

OK, so you’ve paid $32M for a site in Point Piper, but it’s not on the sea side of the road, and its pretty damn steep.

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05.01.11 in buildings weird-wonderful

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