September 16th, 2011
Episode 208 of 346 episodes
MINIFIE VAN SCHAIKArchitects join us in the studio - Paul Minifie and Jan van Schaik above: Edithvale Seaford Wetlands Discovery Centre NEWS • Ted Ballieau has kept an election promise with the announcement of a design competition open to local and international architects to redevelop Flinders Street Station with shortlisted firms sharing from a $1million prize pool. http://m.theage.com.au/victoria/1m-prize-to-give-grand-old-dame-a-fitting-facelift-20110908-1jzr9.html • A US company has announced plans to build a massive $200M, realistic, but totally uninhabited city to use for high tech tests. http://theage.domain.com.au/real-estate-news/no-residents-allowed-in-new-200-million-city-20110908-1jzje.html • Olafur Elliason concert hall opens in Iceland. http://www.dezeen.com/2011/08/25/harpa-concert-and-conference-centre-reykjavik-by-henning-larsen-architects/ • Kerry Hill wins new Perth library competition. EVENTS • Tape installation by Numen/For Use at Fed Sq – open until 24th Sept. • Melbourne Fringe Festival Furniture Exhibition • SJB Urban Cities presentation on at 100 Pound Bend bar (upstairs) this Thurs 15th Sept. Andrew Partos from VicUrban talking about co-housing and Jefa Greenaway talking about the Dulux study tour. • “Robin Boyd on the Mornington Peninsula” Exhibition at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Exhibition 17 August - 2 October 2011 • Robin Boyd Foundation Open Day, Robin Boyd houses on the Mornington Peninsula, Sunday 25th September, more info at www.robinboyd.org.au • “Now and When” exhibition now showing at the Art Gallery of Ballarat until September 18. • RMIT Student lecture series ‘From Sketch to Solid’ this Friday - MARY FEATHERSTON - Featherston Design, This Friday 16 September, free drinks and nibblies 5.30pm, lecture at 6pm. RMIT Building 8, level 11, Lecture Room 68. • CHCH exhibition, Projects for Christchurch, 5 schemes for central Christchurch by RMIT Architecture students on show until Thursday 15th September, Level 11 Corridor Gallery, RMIT Building 8.