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Building an education revolution: 600 schools in five years!

Building an education revolution: 600 schools in five years!

Alan DaviesMar 18, 201513 Comments

Nick Bastow's great great grandfather was one of Australia's most influential architects. In the 1870s he built what today would be an average of five schools in every Melbourne suburb

Portrait building: Is the new face of Melbourne too shy?

Portrait building: Is the new face of Melbourne too shy?

Alan DaviesMar 4, 20156 Comments

Melbourne's new William Barak Portrait building will be officially opened tomorrow. It's an exciting project but a lot more could've been done in this premier location

Will Flinders St Station be the next Guggenheim?

Will Flinders St Station be the next Guggenheim?

Alan DaviesNov 27, 201224 Comments

The international architectural competition for the redevelopment of Melbourne's iconic Flinders St Station is throwing up some fabulous ideas, but there are questions about the selection process

Annals of archibabble

Annals of archibabble

Alan DaviesNov 19, 201210 Comments

Architects are brilliant visual communicators but when it comes to words some can't resist resorting to dense, obscure and pretentious "archibabble"

Is this the best way to appoint an architect?

Is this the best way to appoint an architect?

Alan DaviesSep 21, 20127 Comments

It took some trouble but I finally got an answer from Monash University to my question concerning how it went about appointing internationally renowned arc

Is there a metaphor in there?

Is there a metaphor in there?

Alan DaviesJul 22, 201226 Comments

According to my young hipster architecture advisers, Myrtle and Beryl, there’s a great big Architectural Metaphor underlying the appearance of the

Is too much Gehry never enough?

Is too much Gehry never enough?

Alan DaviesJul 3, 20125 Comments

There are literally dozens and dozens of Frank Gehry-designed buildings scattered across the globe and more in the pipeline. Even Sydney’s University of Technology

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Is "eyes on the street" straining it?

Alan DaviesFeb 21, 20124 Comments

If people know only one thing about Jane Jacobs, it’s usually the phrase “eyes on the street”. She coined it to describe the idea that streets with plenty of activity and, mos

Why don’t architects use colour more?

Alan DaviesSep 7, 201117 Comments

About a month ago I was asked by a reporter for The Age, Susy Freeman-Green, why architects are so tentative with colour on the exteriors of buildings. She’d observed many small ap

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