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Execution is Everything

“What is more important, an idea or its execution?” That question was proposed on The Big Bang Theory where Sheldon, the theoretical physicist was in favour of execution whilst Leonard, a experimental physicist was all about the idea. It is an interesting question that is highly applicable to architecture, is the idea of the building more

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The MSD Then and Now

Last week as part of a discussion in class we entered into a debate about the Melbourne School of Design building by John Wardle Architects, namely in the regards to ‘performance’. Performance can mean several things in architecture discussions, but it was regarding how the building performs in a sustainability/quantifiable sense. What transpired however were

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5 Best Things When Working for a Builder

I’ve been quite fortunate to have been employed in the building industry since my second year at TAFE, well with a couple brief stints of unemployment. I’ve worked with a precast concrete manufacturer, an architectural firm and a small commercial builder. Majority of employment however has been with the builder and precast concrete manufacturer (who

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