Category Archives : architecture


The Architectural Imagination

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[MUSIC PLAYING] MICHAEL HAYES: Architecture is not just about the need for shelter or the need for a functional building. In some ways it’s just what exceeds necessity that is architecture. And it’s the opening onto that excess that makes architecture fundamentally a human endeavor. Architecture is a technical answer to a question. It’s not […]

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Archiculture: a documentary film that explores the architectural studio (full 25 min film)

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[Narrator] It captures people’s imagination I think. [Narrator] First and foremost architecture does affect people in ways that maybe architects understand only after a building is built. People perceive architecture by simply being an object or a vessel. Within which people are housed. And that’s clearly not what our sense of architecture is. What the […]

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The rise of the urban jungle

(CNN)What do an avenue of grand oaks, a community park and a rooftop vegetable patch have in common? They can all form part of a city’s “urban forest”, which numerous studies over the past decade have concluded make people happier. And that’s not their only job: urban forests protect our cities from extreme weather, climate […]

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Glass-bottomed pool 500 feet above downtown Houston

(CNN)If spectacular heights give you that sinking feeling, then this is not the swimming pool for you. A post shared by Market Square Tower (@marketsquaretower) on Apr 6, 2017 at 2:19pm PDT The clip shows a brave soul slipping their bare feet along the pool’s eight-inch-thick plexiglass bottom, which sits out 10 feet from the […]

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San Francisco Federal Building – Brad Pitt narrates

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Man: TO ONLY TALK ABOUT AESTHETICS IS ACTUALLY KIND OF INSULTING TO AN ARCHITECT BECAUSE THAT’S THE RESULT OF SOMETHING. IT’S WHAT IT FINALLY LOOKS LIKE. BUT THAT RESULT, LIKE THE LUNAR LANDING MODULE OR HELICOPTER, IS THE RESULT OF A SERIES OF PROCESSES OF THINKING THAT WENT INTO IT, THAT Allow IT TO BEHAVE […]

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Architecture & Interior Architecture

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( MUSIC, HAMMERING .) >> DR CHURCHILL: Currently we’re in the disused Myer building in Fremantle. Last-place week there was nothing here — “its been” derelict. This week, the Interior Architecture and Architecture students from Curtin University have moved in with the most appropriate task and established this amazing exhibition.( MUSIC) >> DR NEILLE: This […]

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I am an Architect – thoughts part 1

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Yo! Where my red strands at? I paint Frank Lloyd Wright, while you think I’m Mike Brady And operators down our run and call us crazy We get rounded specs, but they ain’t for looks It’s from staring at our screens and all those history of the world We alter an empty space, into a […]

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