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2016 AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS AWARDS ENTRY

GILBERT MOTORS AUTO-TRADES WORKSHOPS, TOTNESS, S.A. We maintain that architecture can support and be informed by ideas external to it: philosophical positions, contemplation, experience. They may be grand universal themes, or commonplace experiences. In the long run, it actually doesn’t matter; whether they be grand or gauche, as they are hammered down into useable tropes […]

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THIS IS ABOUT ADELAIDE

This is about Adelaide’s Festival Plaza, for its reconstruction, which would include the destruction of its well-known environmental sculpture by Otto Hajek. The Festival Theatre precinct was built in three phases between 1970 and 1977. The Southern Plaza was finished in 1977, and was adorned with the Hajek piece. Hajek was German, and his sculpture […]

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