Category Archives: Free architecture

The Red + Black Architect – Post 100

Just under three years ago this blog began with its first post.  As stated then, the aim of the publication would be to make architectural discussion more accessible to the general public whilst also providing an insight into the design … Continue reading

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White Night 2015

Over the weekend Melbourne’s biggest celebration of art, music and architecture delighted a massive half a million people. White Night Melbourne, a one-night-only sensory spectacular, saw a diverse crowd of people flood into the central business district for the serious … Continue reading

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Melbourne’s Architectural Summer

Over the summer months, Melbourne has been a treasure chest of extraordinary architectural experiences.  In case you missed them over the break, here is a 3 pack of summer specials. MPavilion, by Sean Godsell Situated in within one of  Melbourne’s much … Continue reading

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RRR The Architects: 10 years of Architecture on the Air

Cue: Electric guitar opening track After 10 years of presenting a weekly RRR radio show on Architecture and the built environment, The Architects: Simon Knott, Christine Phillips and Stuart Harrison are calling it a night. Before they mute the microphone … Continue reading

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Melbourne Open House 2014

Once a year, on a weekend in the depths of Melbourne’s winter, buildings across the city throw open their doors for the general public to get a behind-the-scenes look at Melbourne’s built environment. This annual event known as Open House … Continue reading

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Architecture on the West Coast

During my recent trip to Perth for the National Architecture Conference I took some time to explore some of the best of Perth and Fremantle’s architecture. Having never previously been to Western Australia, I was pleasantly surprised by some high … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Learning from Surfers Paradise

Las Vegas. The Desert. The Strip. The Neon-lit skyline. Surfers Paradise. The Beach. The Surf.  The Palm-tree lined Promenade. Not a lot in common. Or so I thought. About 15 minutes after arriving at the ‘Learning from Surfers Paradise’ exhibition, … Continue reading

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White Night Melbourne 2014

White Night was a celebration of Melbourne’s Urbanism and culture on an unprecedented scale. From the National Gallery of Victoria in the South, to the Melbourne City Baths in the North, the city was turned over to the people to … Continue reading

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A Photographic Exploration of Fitzroy

There is something about Fitzroy. It has an energy and a vibrancy that sets it apart from other inner suburbs of Melbourne. It oozes attitude and character. Everywhere you look contemporary art is entwined with heritage architecture in a robust … Continue reading

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New Year Reflections, Una

Every year when the new year ticks over comes a time of reflection and introspection. Plans for the coming year are made and an assessment of the previous year undertaken. It was with this mindset that I came across a … Continue reading

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