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Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission – the story of the Punchbowl Mosque

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Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission – the story of the Punchbowl Mosque

‘Mosques in Sydney are rarely designed by architects’, writes Maryam Gusheh in her essay in Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission, and are rarely in formalised and dedicated places of worship. The Punchbowl Mosque in Western Sydney, therefore, is particularly unique. Designed by Angelo Candalepas and Associates for the Australian Islamic Mission, who won the National Award for Public Architecture in 2018 for the mosque's design, the Punchbowl Mosque represents a poignant moment of collaboration across faiths and cultures. Angelo Candalepas: Australian Islamic Mission tells its story through four written reflections from faith, architectural, cultural and engineering viewpoints. The mosque is now iconic for its singular,...

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Among Buildings a finalist in Australian Book Designers Association Awards

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Among Buildings a finalist in Australian Book Designers Association Awards

Among Buildings has made the ABDA 2018 Awards Longlist for ‘Best Designed Independent Book’ alongside a number of exceptionally designed books by individuals and independent publishers.

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A distillation of a lifetime's thinking about architecture

Architecture Uro Publications

A distillation of a lifetime's thinking about architecture

Leon van Schaik AO has been Professor of Architecture at RMIT University for 30 years. His latest book, Architecture in its Continuums, represents the distillation of a lifetime of thinking about architecture and the ways in which it is practiced, researched and taught, with forewords by Professor Kate Heron, Head of Architecture at the University of Westminster, and Professor Vivian Mitsogianni, Associate Dean of Architecture at RMIT. The book will be launching at the NGV International, as part of Melbourne Design Week, at the NGV Melbourne Art Book Fair on Saturday 17 March. Andrew Mackenzie will chair a panel discussion...

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3+2: Durbach Block Jaggers featured on Sky News

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3+2: Durbach Block Jaggers featured on Sky News

You may have been lucky enough to catch our very own Andrew Mackenzie on Sky News Realestate talking about 3+2: Durbach Block Jaggers, and the collaborative process between the editor, designer, architects, and photographers. In discussing the development of the work from early conception through to the final object, Andrew explained how important it was for the project to be seen through the lenses of Andrew Cowen and Julia Charles, "The idea for us, and certainly for the architects, working together, was that we didn't want to just do a conventional big-blue-skies typical kind of architectural photography, but actually to make it really quite bespoke...

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'A building for books about buildings': The Australian features Uro Publications

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'A building for books about buildings': The Australian features Uro Publications

‘Architecture and design deserve a shop with walls’ said The Australian last Friday, in an article on, well, us!  We were wrapped to find our little bookshop was the subject of this feature in Australia’s only national newspaper, which, in the face of recent bookshop closures, took our shop as a business case study of sorts in niche bookselling. Read the full article here. 

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