Category Archives: worst architecture

The Dream Relentless 

Rob C saw the face of Perth – right down to the fully paved garden, and was left a shaken broken man. A Carine stronghold. Cocii, Sky, paving…

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Shedism Classic

Baffling piece of Shedism in front of Royal Perth hospital. There’s even a shedist covered walkway. 

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Chopstix of Time

Finally the TAB has triumphed. Chopstix, documented as derelict over 8 years ago is finally gone. There was a brief resurgence as an illegal skateboard…place. A new cartridge world to come? Beaufort Street Inglewood. A sad and yet exhilarating day. … Continue reading

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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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