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Kerb 27: Selective Perceptions reviewed in Landscape Australia

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Kerb 27: Selective Perceptions reviewed in Landscape Australia

Landscape Australia has reviewed Kerb 27: Selective Perceptions, locating the journal within the context of 2019 – a year of protesting against the impacts of consolidated power and wealth – as well as the literature on the social agency of landscape architects, and the profession itself. As Andrew Toland summarises of Kerb 27: What all contributions, as well as the editorial position, share is an unheroic and unsentimental awareness of the complexity and complications of designers’ roles in the production of overtly and covertly political space: positions that are not unproblematically “great” or “good,” are sometimes progressive, sometimes complicit, sometimes...

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Forthcoming title Rogue: Art of a Garden featured on The Planthunter

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Forthcoming title <i>Rogue: Art of a Garden</i> featured on The Planthunter

Musk Cottage garden is maverick designer Rick Eckersley’s own private garden. It is the culmination of decades of experimentation in Australian landscape gardening and an emphatic expression of the loose, almost painterly approach to landscape design that Eckersley is renowned for. Rogue: Art of a Garden documents and explores this remarkable Australian landscape and the sensibility that produced it. Ahead of the publication of Rogue in early 2020, The Planthunter spoke to Rick about his vision for Musk. “In designing Musk, I wanted to break new territory but stay within the profile of the Australian landscape – I just tipped...

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God in Reverse wins Distinction at AGDA Design Awards 2019

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<i>God in Reverse</i> wins Distinction at AGDA Design Awards 2019

God in Reverse: Art, Architecture and Consciousness has been awarded the highest prize at the 2019 AGDA Design Awards 2019: Distinction. Congratulations to book designer Sean Hogan and author, artist and mastermind, Richard Goodwin. To view more of the book, see here.

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We're moving! Architecture & design book sale – 15-50% percent off

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We're moving! Architecture & design book sale – 15-50% percent off

One day only sale of architecture & design books, 15-50% off. Uro Publications will be moving into a new home in 2020 (and opening a new bricks & mortar store). In preparation for the move, and for Christmas, we're opening our shop-office up on Saturday 30 November 2019. We'll be selling our own titles, alongside many others, with practically everything discounted. Saturday 30 November10AM - 2PM5/71 Rose Street, Fitzroy (Entrance via Fitzroy Street)   As we move, stay up to date with our news via our fortnightly newsletters. Subscribe through the link the footer below.

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God in Reverse is a finalist in AGDA Awards and featured in Art Alamanac

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<i>God in Reverse</i> is a finalist in AGDA Awards and featured in Art Alamanac

We are very happy to announce that God in Reverse, designed by Sean Hogan of Trampoline Design, is a finalist in the Australian Graphic Design Associations' 2019 awards. View the whole entry.   Australian art journal, Art Almanac has reviewed artist/architect Richard Goodwin's God in Reverse: Art, Architecture and Consciousness, admiring the book's ambition in combining imagination and research to create an “unorthodox monograph”. “Richard Goodwin’s preoccupation with the delineations between art, architecture and urbanism means that, to our delight, he does not walk the line.” “With innovative ideas and the, at times dizzying, asymmetry of its presentation, one cannot...

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