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Why is Australian design so cool?

January 24, 2010

Why is Australian design so cool?

Not a rhetorical question. This is a hodgepodge sample, for sure, and spans decades, but all of it seems to partake of some form or other of adventurousness.

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Paper architecture for Habitat 1976 by Arthur Erickson

August 13, 2009

Paper architecture for Habitat 1976 by Arthur Erickson

This is the paper-based pavilion designed by Arthur Erickson for the UN Habitat Conference on Human Settlements that took place in Vancouver in June of 1976. The pavilion, part of Habitat’s exhibit, was erected in front of the old courthouse (now the Vancouver Art Gallery).

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