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The Architects - Show 298 - Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Special

September 13th, 2011

Episode 207 of 346 episodes

CHRISTCHURCH earthquake recovery special Antony Martin joins us as guest co-host Barnaby Bennett ofProject Freerangeon the phone from Wellington, discussing design studio responses (see Design Christchurch website) from the region, and his bookCHUR CHUR Matt Wilkie ofW2 Designin Christchurch also joins us to discuss his first hand experience of the Feb 22 quake, and his firm's involvment in assesment and recovery. Images above by Stuart Harrison More images by RMIT studentPeter Cole NEWS • 9/11 Memorial openingwill be dedicated on Sunday Sep 11 and open to the public the next day. Designed by Michael Arad and Peter Walker and Partners, has trees and large holes where the towers were. EVENTS #CHCH Christchurch RMIT design studio has an exhibition of work to date on show from this Thursday 9th September 2011 on level 11 of RMIT Building 8. Soft opening 5pm (Level 11 corridor gallery) • RMIT and Monash Architecture Programs are running a joint studio out of shopfront in Dandenong and as part of the studio we are hosting a Public Event title OPEN Dandenong this Saturday from 12-3 pm, 78-82 Foster Street Dandenong. • Simon Whibley from Antarctica has curated a series of architecture installations in thewindow of the Majorca buildingrunning until November, Each of the proposals is a reimagining of the Majorca building, a new facade that is produced at 1:1, and edited into the gallery space - only the segments of the proposed facade that coincide with the volume, area and location of the Majorca windows can be shown • Edwards Moore Architects are running ‘Ask an architect’between 4pm and 7pm every Thursday during September, October and November where participants will be given a half hour consultation, original sketches and other discussion material to assist them in developing their project brief. This is a free service, make appointments by contacting them

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