Design Thinking Drawing

Tonight I went to a really interesting book launch by Peter Richards of Deicke Richards here in Brisbane. Peter's book explores the theme of drawing as a method of thinking, particularly in an urbanist and architectural context. Part of the book launch was an introduction by both Malcolm Middleton and John Byrne , a discussion... Continue Reading →

A Farewell Ode to Subi

I have worked on and off in Subiaco for the past eighteen years. For most of the working days of those years I have caught the train to Subi and walked it's streets throughout the day. This gives a bit of a different perspective than driving in and driving out.Walking a city's footsteps lets you... Continue Reading →

Moving On…

Well it's time for my next adventure. I've lived in Perth for the last eighteen years and been through a lot in that time. Nine houses, one car, two cats, one marriage, (one divorce, ) nine overseas trips, one university degree, one Tafe certificate, one court case, one book published, Architect registration, numerous friends, one... Continue Reading →

Conference site visits

One of the best parts of a LEA regional conference are the site visits. I really enjoy visiting different spaces around the region and seeing not only how different designers work within their challenges, but also how learning spaces are evolving and adapting to suit different pedagogies and thoughts of practice. This year I visited... Continue Reading →

Conference Learnings

In late May I attended the LEA Regional Conference in Sydney. The speakers taught me much about the future of learning, work, technology and curiosity.

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