Dr Karen Burns discusses the home, the house, and housing. Touching on TV’s The Block, Ikea, homelessness, and the work of Simon Anderson in Perth, the video of this brief Melbourne Architecture Annual session in 2011 is worth watching. 11 minutes.
This Masters thesis movie by Vincent Hecht about young Japanese architects, suggesting the start of a new generation in 2010. Includes interviews with architects and internal tours.
An Wellington-focused episode from the important 1984 documentary series on New Zealand architecture, hosted by David Mitchell. Included are interviews with Wellington architects Ian Athfield and Roger Walker. Includes footage of John Scott’s Futuna Chapel and Ernst Plischke’s Massey House.
This TV documentary from 1983 guides us through the rapid changes in Wellington in the 1970s to earthquake proof the city, and build a motorway through it. Aside from the cheesy music, it’s pretty darn interesting for anyone with an association with the city.
A talk from March 2011. What a bridge!
OOAA office of architectural affairs – “one person and all my alter egos”.
A 2010 panel speaking on Boyd’s book at Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre. Karen Burns, Michael Heyward, Gideon Haigh, and Brenda Niall.
Alec Tzannes discussing what makes a great city in 2010. With reference to the Sydney Opera House, Barangaroo, and a quick survey of how design is appreciated in other Australian cities.
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