Journal

Art | Signage + Architecture + Urban Design | Michelle Hamer

Michelle Hamer studied architecture at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), where she has also held teaching roles and following work as an Architect in Melbourne and as a research assistant with Phillip Goad and Conrad Hamann, Hamer has established herself as an artist investigating the intersection of...

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The New Beijing #7 | MOMA | Steven Holl

Stand by for more detail on one of Beijing’s most engaging residential projects – MOMA, also known as The Linked Hybrid, designed by New York based Architect, Steven Holl. click on images to access gallery

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The New Beijing #6 | China World Trade Center | SOM

The latest addition to the China World Trade Center is the Phase III tower by renowned American firm Skidmore Owings and Merrill: http://www.som.com/ Completed in 2009, the 330m high / 74 level tower is currently the tallest building in Beijing’s CBD and houses commercial offices and the China World...

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Retail | Spin Ceramics

Spin Ceramics are truly one of the best providors of Retail Art in Beijing. Located close to the Lido Hotel in Chaoyang District, the gallery is concealed within a surprisingly well designed single level brick building. The interior is an industrial yet warm and inviting space – a very...

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studio505 | Carbon Neutral Pixels

Part of the new wave of foreign Architects operating in China is studio505 from Melbourne. Dylan Brady and Dirk Zimmermann first collaborated in the late 90′s on Melbourne’s landmark civic project,  Federation Square – Zimmermann was responsible for the complex structural solutions with ATELIER ONE and Brady the sophisticated exterior...

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Radio Architecture | The Architects on RRR FM

Christine Phillips, Simon Knott and Stuart Harrison have been at the forefront of architecture in Melbourne for many years and are engaged in the pursuit of innovative architecture and discourse, on multiple fronts in the architectural professison, academia and the media. Christine Phillips: http://www.openhaus.org/index.php Simon Knott: http://www.b-k-k.com.au/ Stuart Harrison: http://www.haw.com.au/ Their radio show The...

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Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall | Metropolitan Beijing

Located in the Qian Men precinct of Beijing, the Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall is a venue for all things related to urban planning in Beijing. The facility regularly hosts urban planning and design exhibitions, but it is the three large scale models that are the main draw-card. In the main...

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Art | Dashanzi Precinct | Factory 798 | UCCA

Located between the East Fourth and East Fifth Ring Roads in Chaoyang District, the Dazhanzi Art precinct has provided a home for contemporary Chinese art and artists since the late 90’s. Formerly a network of industrial buildings and factories dating back to the 1950’s (Factory 798), today the precinct...

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