The second instalment of ACCA‘s ‘Cities of Architecture‘ talks comes from Stuart Harrison, co-founder and co-host of former RRR show The Architects and director of Melbourne architecture practice HAW. Take a virtual tour of Venice with Stuart, who has visited Venice numerous times – including in 2012 when he and the rest of The Architects team broadcast live from the Australian Pavilion at that year’s Venice Architecture Biennale.
Running from March to October, the ‘Cities of Architecture’ program brings together leading architects, designers and academics to discuss some of the world’s most inspiring cities through the built environment, culture and urban history.
Arrive from 5pm to enjoy a complimentary Venice-inspired cocktail created by the Melbourne Gin Company and Starward Whisky. The seminar will begin at 6pm.
Original image: Makoko Floating School by Kunlé Adeyemi, Venice. Courtesy ACCA.
It’s time for the second instalment of ‘Tokyo Life’ – the special Living Not Decorating series brought to us by R-ESTATE TOKYO. This week, Ben Davis speaks with David Glaettli – creative director of Japanese furniture brand Karimoku New Standard – about nomadic living, the influence of Kyoto on his practice, and life in his Toritsu-Daigaku home
5x4 Hayes Lane isn't the typical home you'd expect to find tucked in at the end of a narrow laneway in leafy East Melbourne. We step inside this pocket-sized project and speak to its owner, Ralph Alphonso, about his decision to stretch the project's small footprint of 20 square metres over four storeys, and about the challenges that arose during the construction of this extraordinary home
The Greening Bourj Al Shamali initiative aims to green and improve the living conditions in the Bourj Al Shamali refugee camp in Lebanon, a theoretically temporary Palestinian refugee camp that's now a 60-year-old informal urban environment, densely built and without green spaces. Sara Savage speaks to the team behind the initiative about 'balloon mapping' the camp in the name of self-determination