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How to dismember a park and get away with it

posted 03.22 in news.

There are lots of new social housing developments firing up at the moment, as part of the Victorian Government’s $5.3B “Big Housing Build”. The “Build” was announced soon after the public housing tower lockdowns focused eyes on the long-neglected sector. There is a lot going on, so I’ve narrowed it down to just one development not too far from me, and I’ll be looking at the site more than the buildings.

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Total sellout

posted 08.12 in news.

Word on the street (and the AFR) is that Total House has been sold to Riichard Gu and the AXF Group, for $40M. Word is also that it was marketed as a city development site. Quelle horreur. Here’s the sliced version of the article at...

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Time and Place

posted 07.11 in resources.

This Philip Mark Law film for the Australian Film Commission in 1970 could be a KOYAANISQATSI for the Australian city. A slow beginning pans through tumbledown Victorian buildings. Steadily the modern world is juxtaposed, with jarring musical shifts...

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Bernard has a beef

posted 09.09 in news.

HPM Como Series single powerpoint Resident demograher at the Australian, Bernard Salt , is piqued by design that gets in his way. Read at the Australian how his $400+ hotel room doesn’t have enough powerpoints for his laptop....

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