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A competitive culture

“One of the most important roles of the public competition is to provide an interface between the architectural profession and a broader public. The reality is that for the vast majority of the population, unless you hire an architect you

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A competitive culture

“One of the most important roles of the public competition is to provide an interface between the architectural profession and a broader public. The reality is that for the vast majority of the population, unless you hire an architect you

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Imagine if… imagining the Frankston Pier

What do you imagine the Frankston Pier could be? We imagine that the pier could be many things but how do you imagine it?  What do you think of the pier?  What do you like to do when you are

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Imagine if… imagining the Frankston Pier

What do you imagine the Frankston Pier could be? We imagine that the pier could be many things but how do you imagine it?  What do you think of the pier?  What do you like to do when you are

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What is… architecture?

Beginning with the question – What is… Architecture? – this discussion and debate series will unpack some of the issues that face us as architects. Join us for an afternoon drink and some great discussion each Sunday in October. Entry

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What is… architecture?

Beginning with the question – What is… Architecture? – this discussion and debate series will unpack some of the issues that face us as architects. Join us for an afternoon drink and some great discussion each Sunday in October. Entry

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Venice pavilion: done, but not dusted

“The Australia Council’s procurement methodology stems from the perceived need to control the outcome and avoid risk. In a risk-averse culture it is not surprising that clients seek well-credentialed, experienced practitioners – but experience does not always equate to quality

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Venice pavilion: done, but not dusted

“The Australia Council’s procurement methodology stems from the perceived need to control the outcome and avoid risk. In a risk-averse culture it is not surprising that clients seek well-credentialed, experienced practitioners – but experience does not always equate to quality

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ADR’s Top 10 Features for 2011

Our opinion piece “The Australian Pavilion in Venice: art over architecture, or privilege over opportunity?” on the Australian Design Review was a top story in 2011. “Tania Davidge and Christine Phillips’ scathing condemnation of the Australia Council’s plans to hold

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ADR’s Top 10 Features for 2011

Our opinion piece “The Australian Pavilion in Venice: art over architecture, or privilege over opportunity?” on the Australian Design Review was a top story in 2011. “Tania Davidge and Christine Phillips’ scathing condemnation of the Australia Council’s plans to hold

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The Australian Pavilion in Venice: art over architecture, or privilege over opportunity?

“On 1 June 2011, at the 54th Venice Art Biennale, the Australia Council for the Arts announced plans for a new Australian pavilion in the Venice Giardini to replace the current pavilion designed by Philip Cox. A new pavilion is

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The Australian Pavilion in Venice: art over architecture, or privilege over opportunity?

“On 1 June 2011, at the 54th Venice Art Biennale, the Australia Council for the Arts announced plans for a new Australian pavilion in the Venice Giardini to replace the current pavilion designed by Philip Cox. A new pavilion is

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Imagine your pavilion here…

Why is an Open Competition for the New Australian Venice Biennale Pavilion Important? On 1 June 2011, at the 54th Venice Art Biennale, the Australia Council for the Arts announced plans for a new Australian pavilion in the Venice Giardini

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Imagine your pavilion here…

Why is an Open Competition for the New Australian Venice Biennale Pavilion Important? On 1 June 2011, at the 54th Venice Art Biennale, the Australia Council for the Arts announced plans for a new Australian pavilion in the Venice Giardini

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