Category Archives: worst architecture

Manky Alex Building 

Surprising how manky the expensive Alex Hotel building is already looking! This boring piece, somehow beloved by Perth architects, started off crappy and will resemble a mouldy piece of bread in a year or so. Is that a piss or … Continue reading

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Grease Trap

Had a look at the recent City Beach development, and I was blown away by the kerning on the grease trap signage. Absolutely magnificent! Can there be a better and more picturesquely positioned grease trap? Right on the beach? Can … Continue reading

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New Museum a loveletter to Shedism

Which isn’t really a surprise. Perth’s only genuine architectural movement Shedism is referenced in myriad ways here. The shed shape, the (transparent?) corrugated iron motif on the top floor, the disdain towards location and heritage buildings. That Koolhaas has finally … Continue reading

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Outrage Sunday 245 dream home

So much depends Upon A red balance sheet Glazed with dead Dolphins Beside the white Towers. A lovely stroll. Perth really is taking off! Imagine the vibrancy when the Ritz-Carlton is here! We also had a look at the spot … Continue reading

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Dap Kings

Came across secret DAP plans for Bayswater. But despite the cookie cutter brutality, it’s still better than what’s there now. The decrepit fish shop, the corrugated iron piss shop, the Fair Trade chunk of crap – all of it could … Continue reading

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Show us your bins

Leave your bins out? Apparently Bayswater has been protesting every week for the last decade. Come on Alfred Cove! Let’s get this 4 storey development built! Let’s put our bins out and make sure DAPS won’t force us to have … Continue reading

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Amenia New York

In the now traditional fashion of treating the whole planet in terms of being environs -albeit distant of Perth, BSWAM presents Amenia NY. Once again I’m not entirely certain if BSWAM understands what worst is vis a vis here. Amenia … Continue reading

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