What might have been. ARM's Spencer Street Station was one of
the australian exhibits at the Tokyo Designers' Block last month.
the ABC is celebrating the first year of ARM's National Museum
of Australia on its website,
NZ architect David Mitchell has been ripping into it in Landscape
NZ: << it is like
a descent thnrough an ailimentary canal.>>
down my shack
Re: Venice Biennale. Cox lets loose at critics of his 1988 temporary
pavilion, and suggests it be pulled down.
to handle hairy situations
Re: Sydney. Australia's only nuclear reactor is to be rebuilt
and Cox Richardson architects are suggesting a... steel hairnet
to cover it... thus stopping suicide pilots. No, it's true.
10.04.03 If anyone
is familiar with the Boyd House mentioned two below, you will soon
have the opportunity to make a submission on the merits of the heritage
listing recommendation. Heritage
Victoria will be advertising it soon (ph 03 9655 6519). The
current owner is wanting to demolish the house. The house appears
on the cover of Geoffrey Serle's bio:
has been reliably informed that a Grounds, Romberg & Boyd house
built in 1958 narrowly missed being demolished recently.. Heritage
Victoria came to the rescue with an Interim Heritage Order. The
crescent-shaped house is at 2 Newbay Crescent, Brighton, and was
designed by Robin Boyd in 1958.
ARM's complex cultural complex at the edge of Adelaide. CITY
OF MARION CULTURAL CENTRE <<Boyd
wanted civic co-ordination but not the kind that had given leafy suburbs
their orderliness in the 1920s when Berger Paints advised home-builders
"to avoid the choice of colours that will conflict with neighbouring
homes". Boyd would mock this approach as the Cream Australia
Policy.>> HUMPHREY MCQUEEN ON ROBIN BOYD, SMH