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Episodic Urbanism wins Architecture in the Media Award

Episodic Urbanism wins Architecture in the Media Award

“It is no simple task to capture and document a project of this complexity, yet Episodic Urbanism does so with a charm that is reflective of the architectural work itself… a great delight to read.” – Bates Smart Architecture in the Media Award jury We were wrapped to see Episodic Urbanism receive a Bates Smart Architecture in the Media prize at last Friday’s Victorian Architecture Awards. The book tells the story of how Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design has worked, over the course of nearly two decades, to turn RMIT University’s inner city premises from what was essentially a private...

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Mongrel Rapture one of Design Observer's 50 Books of 2015

Mongrel Rapture one of Design Observer's 50 Books of 2015

We are thrilled to announce that Design Observer and the American Institute of Graphic Arts have chosen Mongrel Rapture as one of 50 titles exemplifying the best in book and book cover design from 2015. The 50 Books/50 Covers competition received more than 700 entries from around the world this year, including the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Brazil, France, Holland, and Finland. Of these entries, only seven percent made the cut. As Design Observer put it, ‘the books this year demonstrated astonishing attention to craft, as well as startling ambitions to disrupt expectations about what constitutes a "traditional" book in the...

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Mongrel Rapture wins Book of the Year

Mongrel Rapture wins Book of the Year

Mongrel Rapture picked up not one, but two accolades at the 2016 Australian Book Design Awards: Best Designed Fully-illustrated Book Over RRP $50 and, the big one, Designers’ Choice Book of the Year(!!). The book was designed by Stuart Geddes in collaboration with ARM Architecture. As the jury notes said of the design, ‘Truly in a class of its own and needs to be experienced in person to be fully appreciated’ – which in the age of e-books and digital media, is just about the best praise an unapologetically physical, 1616-page book could hope for! As a small, independent publisher, it...

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Uro books shortlisted for Australian Book Design Awards

Uro books shortlisted for Australian Book Design Awards

We were very happy to see that Uro's books Episodic Urbanism and Mongrel Rapture both made the shortlist for the 64th Australian Book Design Awards: http://abda.com.au/awards/shortlist-2016/ The awards celebrate the bravest and brightest, the most original and beautiful books published in Australia each year, with winners to be announced 13 May. Fingers crossed!

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Episodic Urbanism on air

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Episodic Urbanism on air

"Exquisite drawings; really sensitive, quiet insertions into the urban fabric, but all about the way that people use space... sublime architecture." http://ondemand.rrr.org.au/grid/20151111082522 Triple R's Simon Knott talks on Peter Elliott's work at RMIT and our book on the subject, Episodic Urbanism. 

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