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The creative team: Matt Deloy-Carr, Rene van Meeuwen, Romesh Goodnewardene, Craig McCormack, Sophie Giles, Simon Anderson and Philip Goad.

AUGMENTED AUSTRALIA 1914-2014 – Catalogue on sale now!

Augmented-Cover-3333The catalogue Augmented Australia 1914-2014 is a collection of Australian unbuilt projects, that formed the Australian exhibition at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. On sale now at Architext.


Augmented Australia – 3D Models

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Ambassador Mike Rann’s speech for the opening of Augmented Australia

‘Australia has outstanding architects who have developed their own rather than a borrowed genre. Increasingly they see their work through a uniquely Australian rather than a European, American or any other lens. And with the deepest understanding of sustainability. Around Australia extraordinary buildings are emerging.’ It is a great pleasure for me, as Australia’s Ambassador to Italy, to be with you today for the opening of the Augmented Australia exhibition. Late last year, again in association with the Australia Council, I opened the National Gallery’s Australia landscape exhibition in London at the Royal Academy. It was an exhibition covering vast territory over 200 years and told the changing face of Australian identity. It helped explain our place and our story, both to ourselves and to the world. It was the biggest retrospective ever to leave Australian shores and included works by Sir Sydney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Emily Kame Kngwarreye and Patricia Piccinini. Read more.


Augmented Australia 1914-2014 officially opens in Venice

Australia’s much-anticipated virtual architecture showcase, Augmented Australia 1914-2014, has been unveiled in Venice as part of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition involving 66 countries. Augmented Australia, curated by felix._Giles_Anderson+Goad, attracted hundreds of visitors from around the globe during its official preview which was held on 5 June, underneath a specially designed temporary pavilion, the Cloud Space. Read more.


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Janet Holmes á Court Penelope Seidler TEKTUM ltd
Louise Cox Jennifer Nicol Ian Anlezark
Lucy Turnbull iph architects Peter Malatt (six degrees pty ltd)
Michael Darling Shane Thompson David Stevenson (Lacoste and Stevenson Architects)
Denise Neri Peter Leeds Kate Cullity
Dean and Susana Wood Stephen Varady Pascale Gomes McNabb