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Swanston Street wall - 5th anniversary

posted 03.18 in news.

A few people have asked recently what ever came of the investigations into the wall collapse. For those not familiar, a long section of brick wall fell to the footpath at the C.U.B. site in Swanston Street one windy day late in March 2013.

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The wall, two years later

posted 04.15 in news.

Kegs lined up against the wall, c. 1980s (VHD) An old brick wall collapsed in central Melbourne two years ago, killing three young students walking past on a busy footpath. I cobbled together a history of the wall and published it. Then time...

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That fallen wall - part 3

posted 04.13 in news.

Perhaps read these first or things won’t make sense: FIRST POST SECOND POST Late last week I received a batch of photographs taken in 2010 and 2011. The sender wishes to remain anonymous. This was something of a relief as I had been scouring...

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That fallen wall - part 2

posted 04.13 in news.

A week ago three people died while they were walking down Swanston Street. One was a French research fellow at Monash. The other two were a young brother and sister on their way to the footy. I published a post about the wall that collapsed on...

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That fallen wall

posted 03.13 in news.

On Thursday afternoon two young pedestrians were killed by a falling brick wall in central Melbourne, and another 18 year old was ferried to hospital in a critical condition but died on Easter Sunday. This article tries to assemble some of the...

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ARM pay respect

posted 08.11 in news.

Ashton Raggatt McDougall won the About Face award this evening at the Think Brick awards in Myer’s Mural Hall. In a generous move, ARM director Ian McDougall immediately donated the $20,000 bounty to the trust fund set up for Nick Murcutt...

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Brick veneration

posted 06.07 in news.

COMMENTS
by anna @ 21.06.07 04:25 pm
hmm, have these people ever seen ANYTHING Howard Arkley did??

methinks not…

oh the beigeness

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