OLA.. kids know

OLA.. kids know The entry forecourt of the OLA school is defined by its battened gates, a sculptural wall and over-arching arbour which overlooks the Brisbane City. Many adults recognise the chunky recycled timber wall , but wonder why they are all of different heights and widths. The eyes and minds of 8 year old…

Vin Diesel wrecks my buildings

Vin Diesel wrecks my buildings You know when you have reached a high point .. This happened to me when The  Etihad Towers, my team based in Kuala Lumpur developed the design and documented for DBI design Australia- were smashed up in a hollywood movie. In this case smashed in CGI in Fast & Furious…

Brutal Honesty

Brutal Honesty “Frankly, I think it’s the most bloody awful car I’ve ever driven.” — Ken Richardson, BRM test driver, to Sir John Black, chairman of Standard-Triumph Brutally honest feedback & may have upset quiet a few, who were in involved in the TR1 prototype development. However, Sir John Black withheld the release of the TR1…

Aveling Street

Aveling Street The client wants to build their dream home, with the thought they have no particular type or design in mind. The design briefing and process starts with understanding the client, their family requirements,  needs and inspirations -a ‘wish list’ and is considered within the constraints of the budget and site. Truth is the client knows…