Tag Archives: Brisbane

Precast time-lapse

A little time-lapse video of a JRA project at Clayfield under construction. Shot over 6 hours between 6:30am and 12:30pm. The completed precast floor now sits at street level with the main living areas of the house below, all opening onto a north facing courtyard. Up until now the work below street level has looked […]

The trams that ruled Brisbane

Some colour photos of the amazing tram system that existed in Brisbane until they were ripped out in 1969! More info here. I am not 100% on the source of these all of these images. I suspect the BCC for many of them. The Youtube clip at the end of this post suggest a chap […]

Fringe Experience Map

I put together a map for the the recent national architecture conference ‘Experience‘ held in Brisbane. As the conference hadn’t been held here for a couple of decades, a group of us (mainly EmAGN / YAQ members) decided to put together a fringe programme of events for the local and interstate visitors. The Fringe Experience […]

Triple R The Architects – Queensland Flood Special

A little segment I organised for Melbourne radio station Triple R. The Architects – Show 271 – Floods Recovery Special. Hosted by: Simon Knott, Stuart Harrison & Christine Phillips Featuring interviewees: Peter Skinner (AIA/UQ), James Davidson (Emergency Architects Australia) and Michael Rayner (Cox Rayner). Listen here or subscribe in iTunes… A house in Karalee near […]

Ponyfish Island VS Goodwill Bridge

A new little cafe on the central pier of the Yarra Pedestrian Footbridge, underneath the walking deck. I heard years ago that this was the original intent for the central pier of Brisbane’s Goodwill Bridge but was axed when the ‘Courier Mail’ decided the bridge was costing too much. Photos – Josie Withers Via – […]

Designing the outer city

Last week I was invited to attend a workshop as part of Icograda’s Design Week Brisbane. The workshop focused on using design approaches to make urban areas outside the Central Business District more appealing to visitors and residents. Workshop participants—including architecture, landscape, arts, and environmental graphics practitioners—used a fast-paced collaborative format to generate ideas for encouraging […]