March 24th, 2009
Episode 97 of 346 episodes
News in depth State Govt announced Cycle path strategy http://www.theage.com.au/national/cycling-groups-praise-strategy-20090323-97hd.html Lucas Ihlein's Goat project http://www.gruffling.com The west Brunswick Sculpture Triennial (wBST) http://www.osw.com.au/wbst/ • Big pineapple gets heritage listing. http://www.theage.com.au/travel/travel-news/big-pineapple-owners-to-sue-over-heritage-listing-20090324-97yy.html.• Demolition of the Robin Hood Gardens is still big news in London see: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/19/arts/design/19robi.html • Ten proposals for a new master plan for Paris, all aiming to transform it into the first sustainable city, see http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/17/arts/design/17paris.html• Herzog & de Meuron's ambitious design for a 45,000-seat stadium for Portsmouth Football Club has been put on hold, see http://www.bdonline.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=426&storycode=3136800&c=2&encCode=0000000001936a4f• Zaha's Manchester pavilion revealed, see http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/zaha%E2%80%99s-manchester-pavilion-revealed/1995481.article• Number of architects claiming benefits rises by 760 per cent in Britain• Boyd Foundation, up and running, some good stuff coming up - http://www.robinboyd.org.au EVENTS• Hobart Waterfront RMIT schemes - AIA Tasmanian Chapter, 1/19a Hunter Street, Hobart, 26 March - 9 April 2009, Opening: Thursday 26 March, 5.30 - 7.00pm, to be launched by James Jones, Tasmanian Chapter President• And Series at Melb Uni - Kerstin Thompson, from Kerstin Thompson Architects, 6.30pm on Monday 30th March, E-Zone Theatre, Level 1, Architecture Building, University of Melbourne. Free Entry, Everyone Welcome• ‘EYES 2008 Launch' - selected projects from the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning, University of Melbourne - Friday March 27 at 6.00pm, foyer & wunderlich room, Architecture building, melb uni. See http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=58298549468&mid=30c149G258eb53dG1ee8671G7 • Dulux colour awards Wed April 1st, Brightspace Gallery, 8 Martin Street, St Kilda, 3182.