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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 214 coarse climax

I apologise for any inconveieniences over today’s late Outrage Sunday. After a wonderful party in Mosman Park I rested my eyes on the train home – and woke up in Midland with three transit guards around me (or was it … Continue reading

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I’ll be a real cultural embarrassador over the next few weeks. My photo on the cover of a poetry magazine, an invited submission to an architecture mag, and most exciting, I will be lecturing creatives on humility next month. I’m … Continue reading

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Outrage Sunday 64 Ziggurat of Les

The Les Hansman Community Centre (sometimes called the Great Ziggurat of Les) (Noongar: mambooro karoondah, meaning “place of meeting vibrancy”) is a jaw-dropping multi-purpose facility and was completed in the time of the Court Dynasty the First. The structure will … Continue reading

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Belltower. Unnatural Tendencies.

I’m a little apologetic about this Belltower post, as when I took this photo I was doing my best to make it look good. Sorry. When the Belltower on the Swan River at Barrack Street was completed, I wrote to … Continue reading

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Discipline and Punish

Abandon hope all who enter here – Busy Bee next Saturday. This dismal and depressing view can be found near the corner of Alexander Drive and Grand Promenade Dianella. The best way to approach this church would be shackled to … Continue reading

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Worst of Worship

I’ve seen some crappy places of worship around Perth in my time, but let’s kick it off with The Holy Trinity in Burnett Street Embleton. The horrorshow design, the mouldy white concrete bricks, the fibro cladding and the “men’s urinal … Continue reading

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