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The Mean House

The Mean House

Yiding Zhao. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. It is a concept in Ecology which describes that the natural systems are in a state of equilibrium. In artificial space, when people separate the space into small scale, the balance might be broken. When I first visited...

Being with the Stars

Being with the Stars

Kelly Ting. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. As an attempt to rediscover one’s sense of orientation lost within a spatial organisation of labyrinth complexity, the transformation of Claude Megson’s Horrocks House into an observatory seeks to look towards the stars. The...

Elements and Atmosphere

Elements and Atmosphere

Danielle Higgison. Tutor: Amber Ruckes. This project is the study of the atmospheric qualities of the elements Water, Air and Fire in the context of the Norris house by Claude Megson. Through the exploration of different mediums, I have interpreted these elements to...

Restoration and Intervention of Claude Megson’s Jopling House

Restoration and Intervention of Claude Megson’s Jopling House

Thomas Nguyen. Tutors: Daniel Sik, Amber Ruckes. The overarching idea that informs the intervention is anchored in the concept of temperance, specifically temperance of the four elements: earth, water, air and fire. With the building collapsed in the fissure, the lack...

Modern ruins

Modern ruins

Nova Peterson. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. The Horrocks house appears from the street as if hidden and consumed by the heavily landscaped gardens around it. On closer view though the nature surrounding is just that; surrounding, never given permission to make...

The Good House

The Good House

Oscar Botha. Tutor: Savannah Brown. My development of the Good House is set 79 years in the future, in 2100. Everyday living has been forced indoors as a result of uninhabitable levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This rapid increase in carbon dioxide boosted...

Liminal Space

Liminal Space

Yu Shen. Tutor: Vanessa Coxhead. Project inspired by the form of COVID viruses and personal experience about the isolation situation. I constantly felt the disconnection between me and the world, and the need to have some personal space between family members. Using...

Lily Pad

Lily Pad

Paterinya Diswat.Tutor: Daniel Sik. Lily Pad” is the transformation of the Jopling house by Claude Megson, redesigned to fit the lifestyle of my family during the period of isolation caused by the current pandemic. The main focus of this project is the importance of...