Leon van Schaik AO, Professor of Architecture at RMIT University for 30 years and mentor to countless Australian architects, lays down his highly influential creative philosophies. The text represents a distillation of a lifetime of thinking about architecture and the ways in which it is practiced, researched and taught.
Italy/Australia: Postmodern Architecture in Translation examines the influence of Italian postmodernism on Australian architecture. This book is one of only a few concerning Australian postmodernism and represents the first critical assessment of national postmodern architecture.
Robin Boyd: Late Works unveils the urban and public architectural projects designed by Robin Boyd, one of Australia's most iconic mid-century modernists, in the final decade before his untimely death in 1971.
Rick Eckersley's garden at Musk Cottage is a deeply personal expression both of his respect for Australia's unique flora and ecologies and his unfettered, almost painterly approach to garden design. Both wild and directed, ancient and contemporary, it is a landscape of contradictions.
Documentation of the conventions of architectural representation, an exploration of the many ways in which those conventions can be productively challenged, subverted, or ignored to broaden the conversation about architecture and what it means. Contributions from some of Australia's most highly regarded architectural photographers.
Somewhere Other is published to coincide with the opening of John Wardle Architects' installation as part of the Arsenale exhibition at the 16th International Biennale Architettura, held in Venice, 26 Jun-25 Nov 2018. Somewhere Other is a rich reflection on the ideas and design philosophy embedded within the practice of John Wardle Architects.