Season Greetings Of course, getting this close to Christmas its time to thank everyone who has actually bothered to read this blog. Thank you so much. The blog has gone from strength to strength this year and the number of… Read More ›
Now that the festive season is just about upon us I thought it might be good to be less serious, after some very, and all too serious recent posts, and to reflect on why the architectural profession is such a… Read More ›
We need more ugliness and danger in our aesthetic and critical practice.
Perhaps it will always be a perennial question for architects: Does it matter who we work for and who our patrons are? Does it matter where the money comes from?
Parametric architects don’t care much for history and theory.
In Australia most architects design housing. In some ways, it is the last bastion of architectural control. But only just. Since the 70s housing has increasingly come under the control of developers, project managers and builders. Single interest groups, none… Read More ›
It’s not rocket science but too often data, information and Knowledge Management in architectural firms is not seen as high priority.
As a socio-material practice architecture concerns itself with embodying ideas in space. I will even stick my neck out and say, architecture actually has nothing to do with function.
we should be asking as architects is: how does technology translate to the politics of architecture
For architect’s attitudes to Design Research need to be clearer and less contaminated by the twin evils of academic prejudice, about what research is, and the theory free zone of intuitive alpha-male designing.