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  • Architect Spotlight – Stephen Varady | designplace
    Which project made you happiest Those where the clients asked the right questions engaged in the dialogue and wondered at the journey Pace McEwin Moss Buswell Larson Kelly Mitchinson McCarthy Slobom and Perraton to name a few McCarthy Project ensuite Tell us one secret thing about how you design There are times during a project where I consciously stop and challenge myself to do something differently explore an idea in a way I haven t done or wouldn t normally do to test if there is a better way to resolve something What inspires you what gives you inspiration to do better I derive a great deal of inspiration from the creative pursuits of others watching a live play a great movie or a rock show exposes me to other people s creative energy that lifts my spirit takes me to another place and re inspires me in what I am doing Name one architectural destination that non architects should see The Jewish Museum in Berlin by Daniel Libeskind would be my number one recommendation It is the best built architectural embodiment of a single idea that I am aware of The exhibition inside was designed by others and does not match the architecture however it is an incredible experience both inside and out nonetheless The Jewish Museum by Daniel Libeskind What do you consider your greatest achievement Teaching mentoring and inspiring others to share my knowledge and experience to show how an idea can be generated to engage with people s imaginations and lift them beyond the accepted and expected to question preconceived notions with appropriate alternatives is a joy to be a part of Further information details For further information on Stephen Varady and his projects please visit Web http stephenvaradyarchitecture wordpress com Blog http stephenvaradyblog wordpress com

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  • January 2016 | designplace
    Brickworks Building Products Posted 21 01 2016 Architect Spotlight Stephen Varady Read More Load More DesignPlace Blog designmag Materiality Projects Products Company About Us Careers Sustainability Contact Us Other Brands WithIn Austral Bricks Austral Masonry Austral Precast Auswest Timbers Bowral

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  • 27 Sminth St Competition | designplace
    Tomorrow This competition calls on Architects to design the home of tomorrow The challenge is to make brick the new black If you can achieve this you have the chance to share in a prize pool of 10 000 Individuals or teams can enter in one of two categories Professional or Student Entries close on Friday 26th February 2016 We look forward to seeing how you will turn the iconic red brick house on its head Find out more and enter Client Brief Tweet Want more inspiration Just enter your email to receive it Brickworks Building Products Part of the Brickworks Limited Group Brickworks Building Products is one of Australia s largest and most diverse building material manufacturers Under the Brickworks Building Products umbrella are some of Australia s best known building materials brands Our products include bricks pavers masonry blocks retaining wall systems precast concrete panels concrete and terracotta roof tiles timber products and specialised façade systems Recent Posts Architect Spotlight Drew Heath Clayfield House Richards Spence Newfarm Residence Paul Butterworth Architect Leave a Comment Cancel reply Connect with us Just enter your email to get Free Blog Updates Popular Posts Architect Spotlight Stephen Varady 21 Jan 2016 Architect

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  • Austral Bricks Archives | designplace
    in Sydney you are going to see a whole new take of what a showroom can look like You will Read More 0 1 By Brickworks Building Products In Austral Bricks Posted 12 06 2012 In Profile with Kennedy Rachel Nolan Austral Bricks are Australia s leading manufacturer of masonry and bricks Here at their CBD showroom in Sydney you are going to see a whole new take of what

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  • December 2015 | designplace
    for December 2015 0 0 By Brickworks Building Products In Austral Bricks Posted 03 12 2015 Design the home of tomorrow for your chance to share in a prize pool of 10k Read More Load More DesignPlace Blog designmag Materiality Projects Products Company About Us Careers Sustainability Contact Us Other Brands WithIn Austral Bricks Austral Masonry Austral Precast Auswest Timbers Bowral Bricks Bristle Roofing Daniel Robertson Pronto Panel Terracade 2015

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  • Win A GoPro Hero4 A Month | designplace
    Conditions Competition opens 2nd November 2015 and runs until 1st May 2016 There are six GoPro Hero4 s to be given away A winner will be announced on the 1st of each month via the Brickworks Building Products Instagram page In order to go into the draw to win you must take a photo of inspiring brickwork and tag it with BrickworksinVenice and Brickworksbp Tweet Want more inspiration Just enter

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  • October 2015 | designplace
    Hero4 a month Read More 0 0 By Brickworks Building Products In Brickworks Building Products Posted 14 10 2015 A Style Collaboration With Belle Magazine Venice is a daunting location to display contemporary art and architecture The portfolio that exists there is hard to match the Piazza San Marco which Harry Seidler Read More Load More DesignPlace Blog designmag Materiality Projects Products Company About Us Careers Sustainability Contact Us Other

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  • Blog | designplace
    not a style Lavery contends This way of thinking is no doubt informed by a collaborative process that sees every project influenced by the involvement of all directors Specificity materiality and the art of surprise three principles that have driven the success of a Brisbane architectural practice Mike Banney Mike Christensen and Mike Lavery were at university together and worked in various combinations before forming their partnership Ben Vielle m3 s first employee was invited to become a director soon after The practice now employs 16 including the directors working from a refurbished carpet warehouse on the edge of Brisbane s CBD Their work is mainly in institutional projects for state and local government schools and universities although m3 does some commercial and residential architecture Institutional buildings must be robust adaptable and low maintenance and not surprisingly brickwork fits these requirements Although a brick has high initial embodied energy this is dissipated over a 40 or 50 year period making it a wonderful selection and I think hard to beat Lavery contends more Tweet Want more inspiration Just enter your email to receive it Read More Odd Name Great Timber By Brickworks Building Products In Brickworks Building Products 14 06 2014 Wormy Chestnut is the unusual name for a timber that was once the Cinderella of Victorian hardwoods It was considered to have low value and consigned to menial tasks such as roofing tile battens But first some history Wormy Chestnut was a high value American timber from trees that were all but wiped out by a disease in the early 1900s Today in the US it usually available only as reclaimed timber Auswest Timbers recognised some of the characteristics of this classic American timber in several species of Victoria hardwood Is Wormy Chestnut the next big thing in Australian hardwood Wormy Chestnut is not perfect and that s its attraction It is timber with a very Australian story to tell from the sinuous trail left by scribbly gum moth larvae as they search for nutrients under the bark the peppering of pin holes by ambrosia beetles and scorching by fire and lashing by rain It s all there on display in the milled timber imparting a character and uniqueness that cannot be manufactured or grown in plantation timber No two pieces of Wormy Chestnut are alike The character marks vary in placement and intensity or indeed presence as does the timber s colour which ranges from browns through pinks Wormy Chestnut is crown cut a milling process that emphasises its unique character marks The timber is very dense and requires air drying before being kiln dried to prevent bowing However it is still easily workable by conventional woodworking machinery more Tweet Want more inspiration Just enter your email to receive it Read More Blanca from the Pyrenees By Brickworks Building Products In Brickworks Building Products 14 05 2014 For a long time concrete blocks were the building material of choice for pennypinching administrators who didn t care how a

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