Monthly Archives: August 2010

week three: futures

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week two: memories

Cities are where we can be fashionable. Outside a city what we wear is irrelevant. This i can both agree and disagree, because it depends. Sure a farmer out west is not interested in your Balenciaga hand bag and your … Continue reading

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week four : consumption

Fashion, Modernity and the City. The Spaces and Places of Consumption This week’s lecture strongly related to the fashion industry, with mentions of fashion houses  and designers of the past and present. However within the various sectors of the design … Continue reading

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Heritage- what does it mean to be heritage listed?

So Sydney water wants to protect their old filter station at Guildford, with fences. It’s heritage listed, many elements on the site are heritage listed, some are moveable items- old pipe parts. So if its heritage listed that means it’s … Continue reading

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Old Sites Made New-preserving history & making it useful

There are many existing sites which have been rather inspiring where designers & architects have turned old metal foundries, ship sheds, army barracks, prisons and many other things; into parklands, integrating history into the present. Some examples below: Wandering around … Continue reading

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