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5 Feb, 2013

Summer Review 1

Back from summer break - all the team reviewing new projects. Including Maynard's Hill House, Public Offer exhibition and post-conflict Belfast.

Research Reviews International Exhibition Politics
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Review of Andrew Maynard's Hill House

2/4 - Review of Public Offer exhibition at RMIT Design Hub, curated by Timothy Moore and Kate Rhodes.

3/4 - Rory discusses his trip to Belfast, a city still torn apart by conflict and 'peace walls'.

4/4 - News and reviews.

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25 Sep, 2012

Venice Biennale Coverage - 3

The third instalment of interviews and reviews from the biennale in Venice - including Jack Self from the AA, Rachel Hurst and Peter Mallat.

Reviews International Exhibition Politics
Jack Self
Rachel Hurst
Peter Mallat
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Christine, Simon and Stuart give their thoughts on the highlights of the Biennale.

2/4 - Interview with Jack Self, architecture student and editor of Fulcrum magazine, published by the AA on the crash, and architecture's future.

3/4 - Interview with Rachel Hurst from Adelaide and Peter Mallat from Six Degrees on their thoughts on the Biennale.

4/4 - Biennale wrap up, plus news and events.

340
1 Sep, 2012

Live from the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Architects live from Venice! Including interviews with Gerard Reinmuth, Anthony Burke, Mimi Zeiger and Wouter Vanstiphout.

International Exhibition Outside Broadcast Activism Speculative Politics
Gerard Reinmuth
Anthony Burke
Mimi Zeiger
Wouter Vanstiphout
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

The Architects Radio Show were invited to exhibit as part of the exhibit Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture in the Australian pavilion at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. We designed and shipped over a fully self-contained micro mobile radio studio, on wheels, with a FM transmitter, aerial, mixing desk, 4 microphones and headsets, all running off a 12 volt car battery. We broadcast live during the first week of the biennale on the local FM spectrum in Venice, as well as doing a live link back to Triple R during our regular Tuesday night slot, and here's the result:

1/4 - Introduction, what we're doing in Venice, what is the Architecture Biennale, and the theme Common Ground as set by creative director David Chipperfield.

2/4 - Interview with creative directors of the Formations exhibit, Anthony Burke and Gerard Reinmuth, about their concept for the show and the work of the other participating practices.

3/4 - We speak with Mimi Zeiger, project manager for the US exhibit Spontaneous Interventions which looks at the "people and organisations that have intervened in their environments directly, without awaiting the arrival of top-down plans."

4/4 - Interview with Wouter Vanstiphout, partner of the Rotterdam-based architectural historians Crimson, about their exhibit The Banality of Good, which looks at the various urban descendants of Ebenezer Howard's Garden City diagram around the wo

338
14 Aug, 2012

CJ Lim

CJ Lim of London-based Studio 8 Architects, and Professor of Architecture at the Barlett, joins us in the studio to discuss his speculative and experimental work in architecture and urbanism.

Research Digital Art Education Speculative Media
CJ Lim
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Stuart reviews the AIA event 'Density in the Suburbs', and Christine reviews the new annexe to the Ballarat Art Gallery by Serle X Waldron.

2/4 + 3/4 - CJ Lim of London-based Studio 8 Architects, and Professor of Architecture at the Barlett, joins us in the studio to discuss his speculative and experimental work in architecture and urbanism. (More over on BLDG BLOG)

4/4 - News: VCAT upholds bid to redevelop Melbourne's historic Windsor Hotel, plus events.

337
7 Aug, 2012

Jon Clements

Jon Clements, partner of the practice Jackson Clements Burrows Architects and recently appointed President of the Victorian Chapter of the Institute of Architects joins us in the studio.

Practice Community Politics Public Urbanism
Jon Clements
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - SONA President Danny Brooks is on the phone to discuss Superstudio, a student workshop.

2/4 & 3/4 - Jon Clements discusses his agenda as recently appointed President of the Victorian Chapter of the AIA, and also an update on the new projects of his practice Jackson Clements Burrows Architects.

4/4 - News and events.

336
31 Jul, 2012

London Olympics

We are joined by two guests live from London – Architect of the Velodrome, Michael Taylor from Hopkins Architects; and commentator and writer Tim Abrahams on the new main stadium.

Engineering Publishing Sustainability International Media Public
Tim Abrahams
Michael Taylor
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Open House - Stuart and Simon discuss their highlights from their tour of Melbourne's landmarks.

2/4 - Michael Taylor, design director from the UK practice Hopkins Architects discusses his work on the Velodrome for the London Olympics.

3/4 - Architectural author and critic Tim Abrahams brings us his views of the main Olympic stadium designed by Populous (formerly HOK Sport), particularly regarding this slippery word 'legacy'. Abraham's book The Stadium explores the history of the Olympic stadium and what London's new stadium says about the city.

4/4 - News and reviews: Architecture Australia Houses Awards, Audio Architecture at the Arts Centre, Re-opening of Hamer Hall after the renovation by ARM, Robert Venturi retires.

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24 Jul, 2012

Reviews: Criticism, Hamer Hall, Urbanized, Vic Planning Scheme

Stuart and Simon discuss the renovations of Hamer Hall and Gary Hurstvit's film 'Urbanized'. Plus a cross to Christine down at the Biennale cocktail party at Di Stasio's.

Reviews Exhibition Public Urbanism
Gerard Reinmuth
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Simon gives a round up of the Bloodsport or Boosterism panel discussion held at Melbourne Uni. And Stuart and Simon discuss proposed changes to the Victorian Planning Scheme, particularly the radical new zoning classification.

2/4 - Review of ARM's renovation of Hamer Hall at the Arts Centre. The knot is back, as a serpent this time...

3/4 - Live cross to the Melbourne launch of Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture, with an interview with creative director Gerard Reinmuth of Terroir.

4/4 - News and events.

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17 Jul, 2012

Anna Tweeddale

Anna Tweedale, architect, urbanist, writer and founder of Spatial Elaboration joins us in the studio to discuss her practice both in Australia and in Spain.

Practice Research Process Small Activism
Anna Tweeddale
Stuart Harrison
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Stuart gives a report on his recent trip to Uluru: "It's such a magnetic thing, I thought of it almost as some sort of planet." Plus a review of how the buildings up there by Phillip Cox and Greg Burgess are holding up.

2/4 & 3/4 - Anna Tweedale of Spatial Elaboration is in the studio to discuss her work both in Australia and in Spain.

4/4 - News and reviews.

333
10 Jul, 2012

More Lyons: Carey Lyon and Adrian Stanic

Carey Lyon and Adrian Stanic come in to talk about the Melbourne practice Lyons, particularly the new book 'More: the architecture of Lyons', and the recently completed RMIT Swanston Academic Building.

Practice Research Publishing Process Education Public
Carey Lyon
Adrian Stanic
Ghita Loebenstein
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - We speak to Ghita Loebenstein of Speakeasy Cinema, who have organised a screening of Gary Hurstvit's new film Urbanized at the Capitol Theatre.

2/4 & 3/4 - Carey Lyon and Adrian Stanic, directors of the well-established Melbourne practice Lyons discuss the ideas and process behind their largest building to date: the RMIT Swanston Academic Building, and also their new book More: The Architecture of Lyons. Lyons also have a youtube channel.

4/4 - News: Tour de France building spotting, AIA floor talks, and the sad passing of RMIT graduate John King.

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10 Jul, 2012

Parlour: Karen Burns and Justine Clark

Karen Burns and Justine Clark discuss their research and publishing project Parlour: Women, equity, architecture

Practice Research Awards Community Activism Politics
Justine Clark
Karen Burns
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - News: AIA Victorian Awards round up. Royal Children's Hospital by Bates Smart winning the big gongs.

2/4 & 3/4 - Karen Burns and Justine Clark discuss the formation of Parlour, a new research project and website focused on 'women, equity and architecture'.

4/4 - News and events: Flinders Street Station Competition brief, jury and detail announced, land in the Fisherman's Bend area to be rezoned for development. Minister for Planning Matthew Guy announced today: ‘This is an area 10 times the size of what Sydney can manage in Barangaroo and is the largest inner city rezoning in Australian history.’

331
26 Jun, 2012

Review of Lyons at RMIT, Rory on Europe

Rory Hyde is back in the studio after 3 years in Amsterdam to discuss working in Holland and his new book Future Practice. Plus a review of Lyons new SAB building at RMIT.

Practice Research Publishing Reviews International
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Stuart on the phone from the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, designed by Richard Johnson, plus a round up of the Built Environment Meets Parliament (BEMP) symposium up there.

2/4 - International correspondent Rory Hyde is back and in the studio to discuss working in Europe for MVRDV, and his new book Future Practice: Conversations from the Edge of Architecture.

3/4 - Stuart, Simon and Rory report back from a guided tour of Lyons' new Swanston Academic Building (SAB) at RMIT, due to open imminently. Plus, we all did a test run of our pirate radio setup that we're taking to Venice.

4/4 - News: Australian practice LAVA have won an international competition to design a stadium in Ethiopia; Don Bates (of LAB) has been appointed as new director of Architecture at Melbourne Uni; and the iconic 'house on a pole' on the Great Ocean Road is under 'threat' of redevelopment.

330
19 Jun, 2012

Tighter: WOWOWA and John Doyle

John Doyle and Scott Woodward talk to us about new projects published in Architect Victoria, and the work of their practices, Index Architecture and WOWOWA.

Practice Research Awards Publishing Competitions Small
John Doyle
Scott Woodward
Callum Morton
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Simon is on the phone from the opening of the AIA Victorian Architecture Awards Exhibition designed by Callum Morton.

2/4 & 3/4 - John Doyle and Scott Woodward talk to us about new projects published in Architect Victoria, and the work of their practices, Index Architecture and WOWOWA.

4/4 - News and reviews: St Kilda Triangle is back on the table, now being run by local government rather than a developer, a vision has been released and can be seen at stkildatriangle.com. Also, Open House Melbourne announce their list of buildings for 2012.

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12 Jun, 2012

Peter Felicetti with guest co-host Mat Ward

We are joined by guest co-host Mat Ward from URO media and special guest structural engineer Peter Felicetti.

Practice Engineering Publishing Process Digital
Peter Felicetti
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips
Mat Ward

1/4 - Simon is on the phone from Sydney. And a discussion of the new film on the Eames, 'The Architect and the Painter', screening at ACMI.

2/4 & 3/4 - We speak to structural engineer Peter Felicetti on his work with RMIT's Innovative Structures Group, and his own practice Felicetti Consulting Engineers, who worked on high-profile projects including Fender Katsalidis' MONA, and Paul Morgan's Trunk House.

4/4 - News and events.

328
5 May, 2012

Joost Bakker

Joost, the mononymous sculptor, florist, industrial designer, champion of sustainability and healthy eating, is on the show discussing his work bridging design and nature.

Sustainability Small Art Landscape Speculative Public Craft
Joost Bakker
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Simon gives a round up of the latest Process talk.

2/4 & 3/4 - Joost discusses his work crossing all forms of design and nature. Including some experimental architecture and furniture.

4/4 - News: AIA awards shortlist plus the results of the Property Council of Australia's awards program, with MONA getting the top prize.

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29 May, 2012

Tom Kundig, plus reviews

Interview with Tom Kundig of Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, plus a review of the Royal Children's Hospital and the Emporium Shopping Centre.

Reviews International Materials Public
Tom Kundig
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Review of new $1Bn Royal Children's Hospital designed by Bates Smart & Billard Leece.

2/4 - Emporium Shopping Centre, designed by Urbis and developed by Colonial First State, due for completion in 2015 - a new trend in retail, 'store as a global platform for display', embracing the reality of online bargain-hunting.

3/4 -Interview with Tom Kundig of Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, in Melbourne as part of the annual C+A lecture series.

4/4 - News and reviews.

326
22 May, 2012

Experience Conference: Neeson, Carmody, Snøhetta

Interviews with Rachel Neeson of Neeson Murcutt (AU), Kevin Carmody of Carmody Groarke (UK), and Kjetil Thorsen of Snøhetta (NOR). Part 2 of our coverage of the AIA's Experience Conference in Brisbane.

Practice International Materials Conference Landscape Public
Rachel Neeson
Kevin Carmody
Kjetil Thorsen
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Simon reviews a new bar designed by Melbourne's Russell and George, and we continue our coverage of the Experience Conference with an interview with presenter Rachel Neeson of Sydney-based practice Neeson Murcutt.

2/4 - Interview with Kevin Carmody, Australian architect and one half of UK practice Carmody Groarke.

3/4 - Interview with Kjetil Thorsen of the Norwegian architecture practice Snøhetta, a highlight of the Experience conference.

4/4 - News: finalists to be announced in the CAPITheticAL competition for Canberra. Students are invited to submit for Pause Fest.

325
15 May, 2012

Experience Conference: Wang Shu, Peter Rich

Interviews with Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu or Amateur Architecture, and South African architect Peter Rich. Part 1 of our coverage of the Experience Conference in Brisbane.

Awards Sustainability International Materials Conference Community Public Craft
Wang Shu
Peter Rich
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Stuart, Simon and Christine discuss their impressions of the AIA Experience Conference in Brisbane. "The biggest number of delegates, but the smallest program."

2/4 - Interview with Wang Shu, founder of the Chinese practice Amateur Architecture Studio, and recipient of the 2011 Pritzker Prize for architecture.

3/4 - Interview with South African architect Peter Rich, who was pretty much unknown outside his home country until he won the WAN award for best bldg last year, for his Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre.

4/4 - News and events. Parlour, Capithetical, Sandra Kaji O'Grady and John De Manincor announced as Creative Directors for the 2013 AIA conference, to be held in Melbourne.

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8 May, 2012

Multiplicity: Tim O'Sullivan and Sioux Clark

Tim O'Sullivan and Sioux Clark, of Melbourne-based architecture practice Multiplicity join us in the studio.

Practice Interiors Craft
Tim O'Sullivan
Sioux Clark
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Discussion of the recently announced Federal Budget, and the possible implications for design and cities.

2/4 & 3/4 - Tim O'Sullivan and Sioux Clark, of Melbourne-based architecture practice Multiplicity join us in the studio, to discuss their work deploying collaged materials and in-situ design.

4/4 - News and events

323
1 May, 2012

Reviews: JCB, MvS, McGlashan Everist, Nest, +

Stuart and Christine with special guest host Juliet Moore review the latest buildings, events and publications.

Reviews Housing Media Politics Public Urbanism
Pierre Proske
Stuart Harrison
Christine Phillips
Juliet Moore

1/4 - Pierre Proske discusses Blush, a project with Carbon Arts.

2/4 - Reviews of Jackson Clements Burrows Keast Park Pavilion in Seaford; Minifie Van Schaik's Edithvale Wetlands Centre; McGlashan Everist's refurbishment of Melbourne University's Ormond College, plus the cafe there by Nest; and the Broached commissions.

3/4 - Reviews of Peter Davidson's (LAB) drawings at Diane Singer Gallery; WHS Architects Port Fairy Motorhome.

4/4 - News and events, including a round up of the interior design awards.

322
24 Apr, 2012

Narelle Jubelin; Godsell & Corrigan

Narelle Jubelin discusses her exhibition Vision in Motion at MUMA, and architectural provocateurs Godsell and Corrigan join us on the phone.

Research Exhibition Art Speculative Media Politics
Luke Prendergast
Narelle Jubelin
Frank Godsell
Patricia Corrigan
Simon Knott

1/4 - Luke Prendergast, organiser of the fringe events for the AIA conference, on the phone from Brisbane.

2/4 - Interview with artist Narelle Jubelin on her exhibition Vision in Motion at MUMA gallery, collecting her 'petit point' renditions of well-known Modernist buildings.

3/4 - Frank Godsell and Patricia Corrigan of Godsell and Corrigan are on the phone to discuss their provocative work engaging with issues such as immigration and the occupy movement.

4/4 - News and events.

321
17 Apr, 2012

BAU: James Brearley

James Brearley of Brearley Architects + Urbanists is in the studio to discuss his work in China over the past decade.

Practice Sustainability International Politics Public Urbanism
James Brearley
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Discussion of the COAG Reform Council's landmark review of Australian capital cities. And the Victorian State Government has come to its senses and withdrawn its proposal to remove mandatory 6 star ratings for new houses.

2/4 - 3/4 - James Brearley from Brearley Architects + Urbanists (BAU) joins us in the studio to discuss making the jump from working in Australia to China, the opportunities over there, designing entire cities, and the destruction of China's heritage buildings.

4/4 - News and events.

320
10 Apr, 2012

Edwards Moore

Architects Ben Edwards and Juliet Moore of Fitzroy-based practice Edwards Moore come into the studio.

Practice Interiors Reviews Process Small Housing Art
Ben Edwards
Juliet Moore
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Reviews of new books: 'Brian Klopper Architectural Projects' by Andrew Murray; 'JJ Clark: Architect of the Australian Renaissance' by Andrew Dodd.

2/4 - 3/4 - Juliet Moore and Ben Edwards of architects Edwards Moore discuss their work across interiors, residential, installations, film clips, and more.

4/4 - Flinders Street Station ideas competition announced. Plus news and events.

319
3 Apr, 2012

Ian de Gruchy

Interview with projection artist Ian de Gruchy plus a preview of the upcoming AIA conference in Brisbane 'Experience'.

Conference Art Media Public
Ian de Gruchy
Shane Thompson
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Shane Thompson, creative director of the 2012 AIA conference Experience in Brisbane is on the phone discussing his plans and the key speakers invited to Australia.

2/4 - 3-4 - Interview with Ian de Gruchy, discussing his art practice of large-scale projections onto buildings and structures.

4/4 - Simon on the phone from Fiji, where he narrowly escaped the floods. News and events.

318
27 Mar, 2012

AAAA Awards, Kelly Rattigan, Rory Hyde

Round up of the winners of the AAAA awards program, with winner of Emerging Architect Award Kelly Rattigan on the phone. Rory Hyde also calls in from Amsterdam for a update on the EU.

Practice Awards Reviews International Exhibition
Kelly Rattigan
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Discussion of the AIA Victorian Chapter Awards presentation to juries. No runaway public project this year, an open field...

2/4 - AAAA Award winners round up, and an interview with Emerging Architect award winner Kelly Rattigan of Perth Studio Formworks.

3/4 - Rory Hyde on the phone from Amsterdam with reviews of Malkit Shoshan's exhibition ZOO, or the letter Z, just after Zionism; Bjarke Ingel's lecture Hedonistic Sustainability (video) at the NAi; and OMA/AMO's exhibition 'Progress' at the Barbican Centre in London (Rory's blog review is here).

4/4 - Discussion of the new look of Architecture Australia, designed by Stuart Geddes of Chase and Galley, plus news and events.

317
20 Mar, 2012

Adele Winteridge: Foolscap Studio

Simon and Christine speak to young designer Adele Winteridge of Foolscap Studio.

Practice Interiors Small Craft
Adele Winteridge
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Review of RMIT's new Design Hub building designed by Sean Godsell on the corner of Swanston and Victoria St.

2/4 & 3/4 - Interview with Adele Winteridge on starting out in architecture, her interiors work in hospitality and retail with her practice Foolscap Studio.

4/4 - News and events.

316
13 Mar, 2012

Alberto Campo Baeza

Interview with Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza, in Melbourne as part of the AIA's International Speakers Series.

Practice Digital International Conference
Alberto Campo Baeza
Timothy Moore
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 - Timothy Moore, editor of Architecture Australia, on the phone discussing the Speculative Formations symposium on complex systems and non-linear design strategies held at RMIT.

2/4 - 3/4 - Interview with Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza.

4/4 - News and reviews. Discussion of Dutch monk architect Hans van der Laan.

315
6 Mar, 2012

Review show: MCR doco, Wardle and NAADA, Wang Shu, +

Stuart, Simon and Christine review the latest buildings, events and publications.

Publishing Reviews Competitions Education Landscape Media
Robert Crocker
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Robert Crocker is on the phone discussing his book Design for Zero Waste: Consumption, Technologies and the Built Environment, edited with Steffan Lehmann.

2/4 - Reviews: McBride Charles Ryan documentary Life Architecturally directed by Britt Arthur, shown on ABC; John Wardle and NAADA's designs for the Melbourne University School of Architecture and Building faculty; Parlour: Women in Architecture.

3/4 - Reviews: Royal Children's Hospital, designed by Bates Smart; A+T: Strategy and Tactics in Public Space; Auckland Waterfront by Taylor Culity Lethlean.

4/4 - Events round up.

314
28 Feb, 2012

Russell and George

Interview with Ryan Russell and Byron George of Melbourne-based practice Russell and George.

Practice Interiors International Small Craft
Ryan Russell
Byron George

1/4 - Wang Shu, Chinese architect and founder of Amateur Architecture Studio, has been announced as the recipient of the 2012 Pritzker Prize.

And also… Corbett Lyon and his wife want to build a ‘boutique’ museum in Kew to house their collection of contemporary art and give it — and their family home — to the public as a multimillion-dollar gift, but locals aren’t happy…

2/4 - 3/4 - Ryan Russell and Byron George of Melbourne-based practice Russell and George discuss their work in interiors and their expansion to Italy.

4/4 - News and reviews: The Shed Light Project, MCR documentary, Melbourne University Architecture Building

313
21 Feb, 2012

Heritage: Mark Healy and Bruce Trethowan

Mark Healy from Six Degrees and heritage architect Bruce Trethowan join us to discuss working with existing buildings and environments.

Practice Research Sustainability Materials Craft
Mark Healy
Bruce Trethowan
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Christine reviews the Mad Square exhibition at the NGV.

2/4 + 3/4 - Mark Healy from Six Degrees and heritage architect Bruce Trethowan are in the studio to discuss their work with existing heritage buildings and environments. What are the challenges? What is the value in doing this?

4/4 - News and events: Boral design competition; new AIA council; vacancy rates in Docklands apartments; new Joost Greenhouse in Southbank; new issue of Post magazine.

312
14 Feb, 2012

Timber: Andrew Lawrence, ARUP

We are joined on the phone by Andrew Lawrence, specialist in timber structures with ARUP engineers in London.

Research Engineering Sustainability International Materials Craft
Andrew Lawrence
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/3 - Simon discusses the revitalisation program in central Dandenong, including the first major building designed by Hassell, and the streetscape works by TCL and BKK.

2/3 - Andrew Lawrence from ARUP joins us on the phone from London to discuss his work pushing the limits of what's possible with engineered timber, and the sustainability benefits that stem from this.

3/3 - News: 16 storey tower designed by Studio 505 for the CUB site proposes to use timber structure; Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger is awarded the 2012 RIBA Gold Medal; Graham Jahn and Kerry Hill receive Australia Day Honours; Herzog and De Meuron with Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei to design the 2012 Serpentine Pavilion in London; Russell and George have won two World Retail Awards for their Crumpler store in Doncaster.

311
7 Feb, 2012

Summer Wrap Up

Stuart, Simon and Christine discuss the projects, events and news from over the summer break.

Publishing Reviews
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - A warm welcome to Daisy, and congratulations to Christine; Stuart brings tidings from his hometown Perth; Simon reviews the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart; and we announce our invitation to exhibit in the Australian pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

2/4 - Reviews: Perth Arena by ARM, the debacle over the Swanston St super stops, McBride Charles Ryan with a consortium announced for the Victorian Cancer Centre, MONA Pavilions.

3/4 - Reviews: Beautiful Ugly: The Architectural Photography of John Gollings; Star Voyager exhibition at ACMI; Process 'Mash Ups'.

4/4 - News and events.

310
29 Nov, 2011

TOP TEN 2011

Our top ten projects for 2011, as voted for by the hosts of The Architects

Awards Reviews International Urbanism
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 Review of new Swanston Street 'prototype' super tram stop

2/4 + 3/4 TOP TEN

10 Law St House, Muir Mendes

9 Swinburne University Advanced Technologies Centre by H2o Architects

8 Media-TIC, Cloud 9

7 Small House, Domenic Alvaro

6 MONA, Fender Katsalidis

5 Moses Bridge, RO&AD Architects

4 Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School, MCR

3 Skylight House, Chenchow Little

2 Milstein Hall, OMA

1 8 House, BIG Architects

4/4 news and events Book Review – 46 Sqm of Land Doesn’t Normally………
309
22 Nov, 2011

Kennedy Nolan

Patrick Kennedy and Rachel Nolan of Kennedy Nolan Architects joined us in the studio.

Materials Exhibition Housing
Patrick Kennedy
Rachel Nolan
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

1/4 discussion around the launch of The Encyclopaedia of Australian Architecture

2/4-3/4 - discussion with Kennedy Nolan around their work in Fitrzroy and elswhere, their recent exhibition at the Wunderlich Gallery and their move into bigger scale housing

4/4 - news and events

308
15 Nov, 2011

Peter Carmichael

Long time Melbourne architect and mentor Peter Carmichael, of Cocks & Carmichael, joined us in the studio.

Practice Sustainability Competitions Landscape Public
Ted Baillieu
Peter Carmichael
Stuart Harrison
Christine Phillips

1/4 State Government’s announcement of the Flinders Street Station competition, Stuart had a chat with Premier Ted Baillieu (interview). The Australian Institute Of Landscape Victorian awards review.

2/4 + 3/4 Peter Carmichael talks being in partnership with Robin Cocks since 1968, and talks through projects such as Yarra River Pedestrian Bridge (1989). Other projects include Centreway Arcade, Moorabin Council Offices

4/4 - news and events, lots of end of year shows at the schools.

307
8 Nov, 2011

Fitt de Felice

Fitt de Felice - Kylie Fitt and Elida de Felice joined us in the studio

Awards Materials Housing
Kylie Fitt
Elida De Felice
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
1/4 overview of the 2011 National Architecture Awards at MONA in Hobart 2/4 + 3/4 discussion with Kylie Fitt and Elida de Felice about their work in housing and hospitality, materiality and their office and work in Curtin House 4/4 news and events, World Architecture Festival Awards
306
1 Nov, 2011

CUP DAY special 2011

CUP DAY special 2011, a collection of reviews and views from the hosts and special co-host Paul Coffey

Practice Reviews Exhibition Planning Housing Post Modernism Art Craft
Stuart Harrison
Paul Coffey
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips
1/3 Harold Holt pool redevelopment, Eastment Street Billy Cart Races, Milk Carton House Reviewed - designed by Thornton Architecture and Fiction Architecture; AD's Radical Post Modernism edited by FAT 2/3 Boyd's Error exhibition at Pin-Up Project Space; "Godsell and Corrigan"s arrival with their 'City Wall' project 3/3 Paul Coffey launches 'Paul Coffey Asks' and asks The Architects the questions.... where is architecture at right now? what is role of craft in architecture today? Where will the ideas come from in the 21C?
305
25 Oct, 2011

National Architecture Weeks

Coverage of the events around what used to be called 'National Architecture Week' - now are a series of city based events and branding - will be talking about Melbourne "MAA”, Hobart's "HAW" and Sydney's Architecture Festival (SAF).

Awards Exhibition Housing Media Public Urbanism
Alysia Bennett
Delia Teschendorff
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 The Occupy movement, and what this tells us about public space. Live to win blog.

2/4 Co-host Christine Phillips calling in from Cinescapes launch (interview with Delia Teschendorff), having been to the Talking Homes event at Lyons; the AS HOOK (given by Graeme Gunn) address last night that launched the MAA.

3/4 Phone cross to Alysia Bennett in Hobart to talk about Hobart Architecture Week; summary of events at Sydney's Architecture Festival and the Byera Hadley travelling scholarship. Sydney's change to Melbourne style licensing laws, with the opening of many small bars.

4/4 news and events

304
18 Oct, 2011

Jane-Frances Kelly

Jane-Frances Kelly director of the Cities program at the Gratttan Institute

Planning Housing Art Urbanism
Jane-Frances Kelly
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott

*1/4 Yeoman's Project with Ian Milliss, phoner. Discussion of PA Yeomans, a visionary inventor and farmer of '[Keyline[(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyline_design)'.

2/4 + 3/4 discussion with Jane-Frances Kelly. Housing choices and their The Housing We'd Choose report.

4/4 news and events

303
11 Oct, 2011

Arup - Brendon McNiven and John Bahoric

Brendon McNiven and John Bahoric from Arup join us in the studio

Practice Engineering Publishing Process Sustainability
Brendon McNiven
John Bahoric
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 Shannon McGrath’s ‘Evolving Possibilities’ exhibition this week

2/4 +3/4 Arup as an unique global practice; collaboration, structural engineering, the London Eye, AAMI Park, Beijing Olympics Water Cube

4/4 news and events

302
4 Oct, 2011

Michelle Black of Times Two architects

Michelle Black of Times Two architects

Practice Small Housing Education Landscape Craft
Michelle Black
Stuart Harrison
Christine Phillips
1/4 New projects in Sydney…DRAW's great hall at UTS approaching completion; 1 Bligh St - Ingenhoven Architects with Architectus; Happy Talk pavilion in Hyde Park 2/4 + 3/4 detailed discussion about Times Two Architects - regional practice in Castlemaine 4/4 news and events; NH's Myer winning international awards
301
27 Sep, 2011

Review Show - Fitzroy Community School, Callum Morton at Heidi

Review Show - Fitzroy Community School, Callum Morton at Heidi

Practice Reviews International Materials Exhibition Art Public Craft
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips
1/4 Gerard Reinmuth on the phone regarding Formations, the 2012 Australian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2/4 Reviews of Fitzroy Community School (Thornbury Campus) by Baracco Wright and Richard Stampton; New Melbourne Central entry and internal reworking by ARM 3/4 Review of Callum Morton Exhibition – In Memorium at Heide; Book Reviews - Density is Home by a+t Research Group and Bauhaus to Our House by Tom Wolfe 4/4 news and events
300
20 Sep, 2011

300th show special with Kerstin Thompson

300th show special with Kerstin Thompson

Practice Landscape Public
Kerstin Thompson
Rory Hyde
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips
1/4 Rory join us on the phone from Amsterdam talking about working at MVRDV 2/4 & 3/4 discussion with Kerstin Thompson on the evolution of her practice, from residential to more public work since she first came on The Architects as our first guest in 2004 4/4 news and events
299
13 Sep, 2011

Minifie van Schaik

Practice Research Sustainability Digital International Public
Paul Minifie
Jan Van Schaik
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips
1/4 quick chat on Elenberg Fraser's Huski development at Falls Creek 2/4 + 3/4 discussion on the evolultion of and to MvS Architects, the voronoi, the edithvale wetland centre *4/4 news and events
224
9 Feb, 2010

The Australian Bushfires special

The Australian Bushfires special focuses on construction post the bush fires and features interviews with Patrick Mollison from Metro Building Surveying along with Barbrara Bamford and Jane Bennetts from Bamford-Dash Architects.

Practice Reviews Planning Housing Building Regulations Community
Barbrara Bamford
Jane Bennetts
Patrick Mollison
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
1/4 - Review of the Jenny Holzer and Ron Mueck exhibitions plus new plans for Swanston St. 2/4 - Interview with Patrick Mollison from Metro Building Surveying about changes to the BCA in relation to bush fires. 3/4 - Barbrara Bamford and Jane Bennetts from Bamford-Dash Architects about their designs for recovery centres in Marysille and Kinglake. 4/4 - News and events.
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17 Feb, 2009

Live Broadcast from the Melbourne Recital Centre

A special outside broadcast from the MRC in Southbank, featuring interviews with the building's architects Ian McDougall and Howard Raggatt of ARM.

Interiors Digital Outside Broadcast Public Urbanism
Howard Raggatt
Ian McDougall
Kirsten Siddle
Stuart Harrison
Simon Knott
Christine Phillips

1/4 - Introduction, proceeds from the evening go toward the appeal for the victims of the Victorian bushfires earlier in the year. An intro to Toyo Ito, who will be speaking at the venue later in the evening.

2/4 - Interview with Howard Raggatt and Ian McDougall of ARM, architects of the Melbourne Recital Centre, covering issues of context, 'civicness', design strategies, and acoustics.

3/4 - Interview with Kirsten Siddle, Manager of Presenter Services here at the MRC. Plus a few vox-pops with people from the crowd.

4/4 - Further discussion of the work of Toyo Ito in the lead up to his lecture to follow.