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Shifting sands at Oriental Bay

posted 11.19 in news.

Oriental Bay 1959

In the past 100 years the “rotunda” at Wellington’s Oriental Bay has been buffeted not just by wild seas, but also the less predictable winds of change. Shifting needs, mores, and economies have seen the structure reinvented several times, and it’s about to happen all over again.

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Art Deco & Modernism - Architecture Australia

posted 01.11 in resources.

Or ModernAus for short. An Australia-wide accompaniment to Thomas Ryan’s Tasmanian Art Deco & Modernism photo blog ( here ).

Index

posted 11.10 in news.

It must be the end of the year, as RMIT’s INDEX is about to launch in a sprawling woolstore in a forgotten corner of North Melbourne, down where all the landlords seem to make most of their dough erecting massive billboards on their...

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