Melbourne School of Design
The Melbourne School of Design invites you to step across the threshold of a full-scale replica of the home that was one of the closest to the Griffins' hearts: their own. Pholiota was the name Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony gave to their tiny Melbourne house in Eaglemont in the 1920s, built with the innovative Knitlock system of interlocking bricks they invented and patented as the future for Australian suburbia.
Gallery opening hours: Tue–Sun 12–5PM (Sat 15th 12–4PM)
13 October 2016 - 9:00am to 25 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Coincidences draws upon the John Wardle Architects monograph that is being launched at this time - This Building Likes Me, where projects are assembled as pairs and the relationships between them, some obvious and some obscure, are explored.
31 October 2016 - 6:00pm
Wolfgang Kessling's work focuses on low energy/high comfort concepts for hot and humid climates.
2 November 2016 - 6:00pm
This lecture by Miles Glendinning will overview major research on tracing the narrative of mass housing as an international phenomenon.
3 November 2016 - 1:00pm
Miles Glendinning will trace the history of ideals of ‘civic engagement’ versus the role of the ‘expert’ in conservation.
1 December 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Eminent US architect Lisa Heschong will speak about sustainable design this December at MSD.