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The Breeze Block Book featured on Yellowtrace!

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<i>The Breeze Block Book</i> featured on Yellowtrace!

The Breeze Block Book has been featured on Yellowtrace, one of Australia's leading design commentators. ‘Delving into the history, vast functionality and revived uptake of one of Australia’s most iconic building materials, Brickworks Building Products presents The Breeze Block Book. The curated coffee table tome explores the past, present and future of the Breeze Block,’ writes Yellowtrace. ‘In today’s architectural climate, concerns about the environmental impact of air-conditioning and heating systems are seeing architects turn back toward simpler design solutions in creating ‘buildings that breathe’. Aided by 21st century digital and robotic design tools, complex new iterations of breeze block...

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Jeremy Till on God in Reverse: “a lifetime’s work of thinking to make and making to think.”

God in Reverse Reviews

Jeremy Till on <i>God in Reverse</i>: “a lifetime’s work of thinking to make and making to think.”

Jeremy Till, British architect and writer, and Head of Central Saint Martins, London, has offered some comments on Richard Goodwin's God in Reverse. “God in Reverse tracks a lifetime’s work of thinking to make and making to think. It is presented as a series of thought experiments – visual, material, intellectual – which ask ‘what if?’, where the ‘if’ is sometimes extreme but eventually lands in a set of spatial provocations. If Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities has Venice at its core, then God in Reverse has Sydney as its object of tough love, unravelling the stranglehold that financialised space has placed...

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Praise for the graphic design of God in Reverse “...looks like no other architect monograph we've ever seen”

God in Reverse Reviews

Praise for the graphic design of <i>God in Reverse</i> “...looks like no other architect monograph we've ever seen”

The editors of American Institute of Graphic Arts Eye on Design's Design Diary have included Richard Goodwin's God in Reverse in their no. 242 issue.

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Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission "records a significant and rare achievement"

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<i>Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission</i> "records a significant and rare achievement"

Erich Mayer has reviewed Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission for ArtsHub Writing & Publishing: “Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission records a significant and rare achievement – the building of a beautiful, modern, architect-designed place of worship.’ While noting that some of the more detailed sections “are not designed for the layperson”, Mayer highlights both Angelo Candalepas' and Maryam Gusheh's essays as providing comments of interest to the general public. He particularly enjoyed Candalepas' comments on the nature of concrete – “By taking every effort to ensure a craftsman-like result, concrete forms offer a playfulness or joy to the eye.” Mayer also comments that Gusheh's...

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Architecture in its Continuums "A clarion call for a new approach"

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Architecture in its Continuums "A clarion call for a new approach"

UK-based architect and educator Deborah Saunt has penned a two-page review in the latest Architecture Australia of Leon van Schaik's Architecture in its Continuums, published by Uro earlier this year.  Saunt describes the book as a "clarion call for a new approach" to architecture. As she writes: "Architecture in its Continuums is a succinct and engaging manifesto on how architects need to reclaim and celebrate the unique importance of spatial intelligence, an intangible but significant skill that harnesses the potential of space to reveal latent qualities and engender wellbeing." The review comes hot-on-the-heels of the book's recent win at the Australian Graphic Design Awards. You can...

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