White Night Melbourne, 2017. Tourism Victoria/flickr

Architecture, undistracted

February hosted White Night in Melbourne. I’m embarrassed to say I was tucked up asleep in bed (it had been a long week!). But my Instagram feed attests that the architectural community, along with several hundred thousand of their friends, were … Continue reading

The Museum of Water at Cottesloe Beach, WA documents displays sample of water collected by donors. Rebecca Mansell, Author provided

Perth’s Museum of Water documents our intimate relationship with a precious resource

A museum of water? This is the improbable concept featuring in this year’s Perth International Arts Festival. The brainchild of British artist Amy Sharrocks, the Museum of Water intends to trace the manifold ways that people relate to water. People … Continue reading

Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation to present Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s first Australian project

Shigeru Ban at SCAF in 2017

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban will design two architectural installations at the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in Sydney. ‘Shigeru Ban’s 2017 SCAF project echoes the Foundation’s inaugural 2008 Ai Weiwei Project at a number of significant levels. Born in Japan … Continue reading

Tim Ross. Photographer: Rod Pollard, courtesy of ABC

An interview with Tim Ross

Tim Ross, ‘Rosso’, comedian, radio host and television presenter, is host of the two-part television series Streets Of Your Town that premiered earlier this week. A self-professed ‘architecture tragic’, Tim surveys Australia’s culture of architecture from the emerging modernist home of the 1950s … Continue reading