Contributor: Grace Mortlock

Grace Mortlock is an architectural curator and director of newly-formed collaborative otherothers. Her work focuses on strategies of spectacle, communication and spatial transformation. She teaches in the Master of Architecture program at the University of Technology, Sydney, and regularly contributes to architecture and design publications.

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Offset House: framing Australian suburbia

"If the language of the McMansion is merely a veneer, shouldn’t Australian architects see right through it?" So ask Grace Mortlock and David Neustein of otherothers with 'Offset House', their un-supersized suburban house project currently on show as part of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. Here they reflect on their downsized Australian dream.