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Red+Black Review: The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Melbourne’s most important building to be completed in 2016 sits proudly at the top of Elizabeth Street as a beacon of hope to all Victorians fighting cancer.  One of the great success stories in the development of the city of … Continue reading

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Red+Black Interview with Michel Masson, CEO of Infrastructure Victoria, Part 2

Michel Masson is the CEO of Infrastructure Victoria, the government body charged with formulating a 30 year strategy for Victoria’s infrastructure. This is the second part of the two part Red+Black Architect interview. If you missed Part 1 click here Red+Black … Continue reading

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Red+Black Interview with Michel Masson, CEO of Infrastructure Victoria, Part 1

Ever since the East West Link fiasco there has been substantial talk about removing the politics from Victoria’s infrastructure planning. The perception has been that politicians choose infrastructure projects that best suit their political agenda, rather than the projects that … Continue reading

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Red+Black interview with Jennifer Cunich, CEO of the Australian Institute of Architects

In May the Australian Institute of Architects ushered in a new era in their history with the commencement of a new CEO, Jennifer Cunich. In the weeks since beginning her new role, Cunich has been traveling across the country, meeting … Continue reading

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Crisis or Opportunity? Red+Black interview with Thomas Fisher

One of the standout highlights of the 2o16 National Architecture Conference, How Soon is Now, was the closing keynote address delivered by Thomas Fisher.  Thomas Fisher is a professor in the School of Architecture, the Dayton Hudson Chair in Urban … Continue reading

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2016 National Architecture Conference Day 2

How Soon is now? What does this mean and what has it got to do with architecture? Day 2 of the Australian Institute of Architects National Conference kicked off in earnest with a full day of talks at the Adelaide … Continue reading

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Red +Black Discussion with Adam Bandt: Cities, Architecture and the Federal Government – Part 2

This post is a continuation of the interview with Adam Bandt MP on cities, architecture and the role of the Federal Government in influencing them. If you missed part one of this two part series you can view it here. Red … Continue reading

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Reviewed: In the Scheme of Things by Thomas R. Fisher

At the end of April,  the annual Australian Institute of Architects National Conference is on in Adelaide. This year the theme has been set as ‘How Soon is Now?’ As explained by the conference creative directors, “Instead of always looking into … Continue reading

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An open letter to members of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Please note this story has been updated, see updates below. An open letter to members of the Australian Institute of Architects. Dear members Today I am taking the unusual step of writing an open letter to other regular members of … Continue reading

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The opportunities of Melbourne Metro Rail, a discussion with Justin Marden.

With the Victorian Government proceeding with Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel, further details have begun to emerge as to how the project will be delivered and what the benefits to Melbourne will be. It is perhaps the right moment to consider … Continue reading

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