Over the last few days Melbourne has borne witness to an incredible phenomenon that may well be some indication of a future to come. A shift so dramatic in the occupation of its centre and and its suburbs that it may have to potential to reshape contemporary conceptions of urbanism orthodoxy.Read More
Young and old rushed down to the beach as the sky lit up with shooting stars. Children yelped and hollered as they rushed into the water, splashing each other in the flickering light of the stars...Read More
The music comes in softly at first, a wavering synth that grows louder as white text appears over a deep black background. We see, skater, Corbin Hariss' head silhouetted as the sound of a helicopter's rotary blades slips into the sound bed. The music rises as he approaches the destination, swelling as the Westfield logo hoves into view...
Published by FLOG Issue 19Read More
Your eyes shift lazily in and out of focus as you gaze at, and now through, your computer screen. The bulk of the 50 storey tower sharpens and blurs but remains resolutely itself. You let out a small deflated sigh...
Published by Architect Victoria Summer 2016 issueRead More
The MALL was constructed in 2025 as the exclamation mark to the sentence that was the ROWVILLE train line. The centre fills immediately, stores clamoring to be part of the worlds largest ever expression of uninhibited consumptive desire. Department stores, electronics retailers and perfumed soap sellers all want part of the action. Train operator Metro were stunned first doubling, tripling and finally quadrupling services to facilitate easy public access to this capitalist mecca. The mall, a flattened, beige rendered KABA in the middle of the suburban desert...Read More
A study of suburban public architecture.Read More
Wirraway began with an accident. That accident's name was Darren Bowman. Unlike most accidents Darren's entrance into the world was not met with elation nor was it met with a growing dread that someone's life was coming to an end. No, Darren started as he meant to continue, with a boat load of apathy. Never has a parent been so disinterested in a child and never has a child been so deserving of disinterest.
In fact Darren's life continued to inspire pretty much nothing at all until 2014 when something amazing happened...Read More
IT/CH looks towards the boundary condition between alien communities as a means of producing meaningful interaction. Our project is not one the necessarily aims to create happy families but rather hopes simply for engagement, to force these currently segregated communities into collision. To, through interventions across a numerous scales, deconstruct the isolation of the Italian and Chinese communities of Prato, Tuscany, and recreate a new boundary that causes irritation and discomfort and conversation.Read More