August 9th, 2011
Episode 202 of 346 episodes
Diego Ramirez-Lovering & Lee-Anne Khor fromMonash University Architecture Program above: Habitat21 scheme byMonash Architecture StudioandAntartica Dirtybuoyinstallation at the Waterfront City Plaza at the Docklands as part of theUrban Realitiesdesign challenege and State of Design Festival: other winners: Site 1 below (popular choice winner) commendation for the wind sock scheme at NAB Docklands: NEWS There are some great urban & architectural films showing as part of MIFF’s Our Space serieshttp://miff.com.au/program/our_spaceincluding ‘The Triangle Wars’ (about the St. Kilda triangle debate), and ‘The Pool Party’ (about how an abandoned NY swimming pool has been reclaimed for music events) and ‘Detroit Wild City’ (about the so-called abandoned city of Detroit). The Australia Council has now announced it will be holding a 2 part competition process for the new Australian pavilion at the Venice Biennale but that the first stage will be about providing credentials only -http://www.architecture.com.au/dns/2011/August/01082011/01082011DNUVIC1.swf, sign the petition for the process to be an open comp @ www.openhaus.org/petition EVENTS MSD DEAN’S LECTURE: KieranTimberlake: Inquiry, Presented byJames Timberlake(Partner, KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia), Date: Tuesday 23 August 2011, 7-8pm, Venue: Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, The University of Melbourne Free lecture hosted by Monash University from Sami Rintala + Dagur Eggertsson (http://www.rintalaeggertsson.com/) talking about their own work, Wednesday, 3 August, The Wheeler Centre. 176 Little Lonsdale St. 6.30pm sharp.They see architecture as a fundamentally material act which emerges from "primeval, essential, and fundamental factors," whereas mere wrapping and formal manipulation tendencies are transient in nature’ The Density Debate at PIN_UP this Thursday night, the compound interest, Collingwood 6pm rsvp RMIT Student lecture run series, From Sketch to Solid: This Friday 5 August: Karl Fender @ 6pm Building 8, Level 11, Lecture Theatre room 68.