Join PSP family Lauren Stephens, Laura Clauscen and Fred Mora in a Brutification workshop. Household objects will undergo a Brutalising assembly line, redefining them as objects of intrigue and desire.
Practise Studio Practise produce work in the fields of art direction, set design, product design and curatorial exercises. Their practice is a continued exploration of materials, rituals and common objects that are re-contextualised to communicate new visual ideas. Read our interview with Practise Studio Practise here.
Brutalist Block Party is a May-long program of talks, workshops, lunches, dinners, social situations and a weekly produce market – presented by Assemble Papers and Open House Melbourne at 122 Roseneath Street, Clifton Hill. It’s a celebration of the under-celebrated – an homage to the site’s Brutalist heritage and to post-war architecture everywhere; a convivial nod to the spirit of community at the heart of this architectural approach.
"When ‘family’ is unshackled from ‘nature’ and ‘biology’, and hitched instead to ‘choice’ or ‘artifice’ or even just to ‘love’, then the possibilities are endless.” Naomi Stead considers what is radical, what is family and questions how the limited stock of conventional family housing can serve, and impact, the potentially limitless arrangements of radical families
Let's not get so caught up in the promises of 'smart cities' to forget that we live material lives. In the latest instalment in a series of articles from our West Coast partners 'Future West' (Australian Urbanism), Dr Sarah Barns, research fellow in the Institute for Culture and Society, considers putting digital to work in shaping great places
Crises are opportunities for rebuilding resilience. In the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake, the need to counter social isolation with close-knit communities gave the impetus to the first purpose-built share house in Japan. Emily Wong spoke to Satoko Shinohara of Spatial Design Studio about Share Yaraicho