Architecture, new forms of practice, strategic design & museums. A/Prof at @UniMelb; Design Advocate for @MayorOfLondon; ex @V_and_A, @3RRRFM.

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‘We have more than 1 million vacant homes in this country, which given the housing and homelessness issues, is a terrible reflection on policy.’ Demographer Liz Allen from the ANU on @abcmelbourne
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Very very sad about Mike Davis. Lots of people on the left can think well. Some can write well. But he had a really rare quality anywhere in politics; integrity.
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If you don't read anything else on the Roe V Wade outrage this, and give thanks in our own Australian High Court jurisdiction of a mandatory retirement age of 70. Requiem for the Supreme Court @nytimes nytimes.com/2022/06/24/opini…
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No don't demolish it. Turn it into the museum of police and politicians shame. Robb Elementary to Be Demolished, Says Uvalde Mayor: 'We Could Never Ask a Child or a Teacher to Go Back' people.com/crime/robb-elemen…
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Looking to interview people who run businesses from their homes – childcare, workshops, restaurants, barbers, yoga studios, etc. – as part of research into the use of slack space (garages, spare rooms) in the suburbs. Grateful for any tips!
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The climate crisis is the number one emergency. Renewables not only fight the climate crisis, they support energy security. Renewables are the peace plan of the 21st century.
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Sometimes I think why did I want to be an architect and I see this- and this is why
i met Frederick today at the housing scheme we designed recently for older people in south london .blimey what a lovely front garden he’s made.
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It’s a dark day for freedom of speech. Julian Assange is not just a casualty of UK, American and Australian governments but of those journalists who remained silent.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to US approved by UK's Priti Patel inews.co.uk/news/world/wikil…
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Girls don’t want boys girls want the silver bed head Alexander Calder made for Peggy Guggenheim in 1945
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Paul Klee • Architectural Review v.120 n.716 • Sep 1956
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faaarck. I keep trying to explained the concept of 'getting doored' to the boys. 'It's like getting surprise-punched in the face by a metal beast'. So far, not sinking in. Bike lanes now. Hope you'll mend well. x
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Got doored cycling home today, fractured radial (broken arm). Could have been worse, car behind me slammed on the brakes, stopped a meter away. Bike lanes now.
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Five years and still no justice; it must be done. #grenfell
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Delighted to share the #LFA2020 @V_and_A project I've been supporting by @AKKarchitects. The Lebanese House: Save a home, Safe a city...
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