Original post 5 October 2020 Photos August 2018 The old #ABCstudios in Selwyn Street #Elsternwick that’s proposed to be demolished is a rather quirky bit of #postmodernism, by @armarchitecture, 1993 - channeling 60s brown brick factories, either side of a 50s style one (or maybe that part is an old factory). The proposal is rather … Continue reading ABC studios, Elsternwick, 1993, to be replaced.
The #StKildaLibrary was designed by #EnricoTaglietti, and built 1971-73. Often called #Brutalist cos of the #offformconcrete, I’d say it’s really an interpretation of #FrankLloydWright, with all that horizontality and #batteredwalls, but it’s a great interpretation! Love the wacky angled gap/windows and the attention to detail. Tagleitti was an Italian architect who came out in 1955 to do … Continue reading St Kilda Public Library, Enrico Taglietti, 1973.
Back when #NondaKatsalidis was doing exciting stuff - his #RichmondSilo project at 22 Abinger Street in 1996 was the first time someone had done a conversion of a disused #silo (though actually the front half is new) - it was the talk of the town, I remember it was rumoured that Kylie Minogue had a … Continue reading Silo Apartments Richmond