Posts Tagged: architecture
If the spirit of the ancestor is happy and peaceful then they will look after the living. So best to feed them lots of grain.
In the black and white days of the Iona House at 2060 Main Drain Road, Iona, family and possessions were falling gently into place.
I contacted architect John Davidson last week and he kindly corresponded with me about the “Carlowrie” house at Iona.
As the grand-daughter of a Koo-We-Rup East Iona pioneer, my mother Hayden Ritson (Kavanagh) inherited all sorts of land around Iona. In the late 1950s, my parents decided to build a brand new house in the modern style. It would
Lina Bryans met a lovely architect Alex Jelinek in the 1950s and found a really large house at 39 Erin Street, Richmond.
Upon his first visit to New York City, early 20th century novelist O. Henry commented; “It’ll be a great place, if they ever finish it.”
In the both universal and sheepish pursuit of metropolitan voyeurism, windows seem to garner the bulk of attention.
I only spent three days in East Hampton, Long Island but it didn’t take long to be struck by the strangeness of it all.
I think one of the reasons I’m such an architecture junkie is because I’m always trying to understand the polarising nature of the profession.
While Mussolini was getting on with his unique way of leading, in 1926 a group of seven young architects in Milan were introducing Rational Architecture.
I remember first coming across the building known as Colosseo Quadrato (Square Colosseum) in Rome in the 1990s.
In Eudoxia, which spreads both upwards and down, with winding alleys, steps, dead ends, hovels, a carpet is preserved in which you can observe the city’s true form.
In Maurilia, the traveler is invited to visit the city and, at the same time, to examine some old postcards that show it as it used to be:
Robert Prenzel produced a lot of ecclesiastical woodcarvings. When many of his private clients abandoned him during and after the war he became the odd job man of Toorak and South Yarra. But the churches continued to support him. He said My
I’ve really enjoyed reading the National Gallery of Victoria publication about wood carver Robert Prenzel.