Monash University Chancellery, by @armarchitecture, 2020 - on a rare outing I had a look. I thought the columns by various artists were great ! Some I presume by ARM too (the black one clearly a wonky version of Adolf Loos’ 1922 Chicago Tribune competition entry); I loved the concrete couch by Kathy Temin. The … Continue reading New Monash University Chancellory
So there’s a lot of New Brutalism around these days - this is a new house on Beaconsfield Parade Middle Park - my first reaction was, ‘how about some windows’ ? Then I thought, we’ll if that’s the lounge room up top, then yes great views, and the other rooms below might be bedrooms, so … Continue reading Bayside Brutalism
Collins Arch – lumpy, and a public space fail
Original post 23 Feb 2019: CollinsArch is massive, not so much an arch as a lump, not helped by the steppyness, as I said to anyone who would listen, which was nobody. You’ll only see that it actually is an arch from pretty much directly north or south, the rest of the time it’ll be … Continue reading Collins Arch – lumpy, and a public space fail
Victorian Pride Centre progress
Original post 7 July 2020 The #victorianpridecentre is nearly topped out- looking very tubular ! And big. And the back is pretty interesting too!