Category Archives: Heritage

Negotiating Form: Q+A with Kerstin Thompson (Part 1)

Kerstin Thompson is one of Australia’s most respect architects. Her practice Kerstin Thompson Architects was established in 1994 and has delivered architectural excellence across a broad spectrum of project types from education projects, police stations and commercial fit outs, as … Continue reading

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Ted Baillieu, The Architect Premier – Part 4

From November 2010 through to March 2013, Victoria had Ted Baillieu, an architect, as Premier. This post is the final part of a four part interview with Mr Baillieu discussing a broad range of built environment issues. To read from … Continue reading

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Melbourne Commemorates a Centenary of ANZAC

100 years ago to the day, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps launched a dawn invasion on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. This event, which was a human catastrophe and strategic disaster,  has embedded itself in the Australian psyche. … Continue reading

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Planning to Fail: East West Link

Last Monday the largest and most destructive planning permit in Melbourne’s recent history was granted by Planning Minister Matthew Guy. The contentious East West link toll road is now approved to cut a swathe of destruction through Melbourne’s inner north. … 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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What to do about the Stokehouse?

Last weekend a much loved restaurant on the waterfront of St Kilda was burnt to the ground. Fortunately no one was injured in the blaze which was reportedly caused by fat in the industrial exhaust system catching fire. It is … Continue reading

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2012 Retrospective

For the last post of the year, I thought I would take a look back at some of the highlights from 2012.  A lot has happened in the Melbourne Architecture scene since I began this blog on the 10th of … Continue reading

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