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The Birth of the Beam

The Birth of the Beam

The true history of the modern, lightning-fast, pencil-thin moving beamlight. Text: Marcus Pugh Images:/ Courtesy of Clay Paky In the past few years there has been one dominant image in all the ‘big lighting’ shows: beams. While dominant beams of light have been around since long before the first use of aircraft landing lights (ACLs)
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September 9, 2013 Projects

Creative Cornucopia

Creative Cornucopia

JMC’s new Ultimo campus provides a formidable proving ground for the creative industries. Text:/ Robert Clark Images:/ Daniel Sievert  JMC Academy has been a well-known fixture in the leafy suburb of Surry Hills since 1982. This year, however, it was time to branch out, and it has expanded its campus to a multi-level complex in
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September 9, 2013 Projects

Creating a Premier Project

Creating a Premier Project

SA Film Corporation’s new Adelaide Studios Text:/ Derek Powell Images:/ Courtesy of the SAFC Photography by Peter Barnes Recently, the Adelaide Studios, new home of the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC), opened for business. The entire project won plaudits and awards, but for the team involved in the creation of the mixing studios, there was
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September 9, 2013 Projects

Newcastle’s Lightbulb Moment

Newcastle’s Lightbulb Moment

A hi-tech urban activation with an eye for the past. Text:/ Christopher Holder Newcastle City Council had a bright idea. The buzz term is ‘urban activation’ – taking a part of town that’s a bit down at the mouth and give people a reason to stroll it, dine in it, and enjoy it. Watt St.
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September 9, 2013 Projects

King Hit

King Hit

The making of musical theatre’s 2500-pound gorilla of a show.
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August 6, 2013 Projects

Collaborative Collaboration

Collaborative Collaboration

UWA has produced a showcase collaboration space showing what can be achieved when the design team indulges in some collaboration of their own.
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August 5, 2013 Projects

MADE To Experience

MADE To Experience

A new museum is turning people on to democracy. Text:/ Christopher Holder Images:/ Scott Shirley Only a few years ago a museum without exhibits would be no museum at all.
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August 4, 2013 Projects

Towering Intellect

Towering Intellect

RMIT sets the bar high with its newest teaching spaces. Text:/ Derek Powell RMIT has taken a giant leap into the future with the opening of the $200m Swanston Academic Building (SAB) in Melbourne’s downtown. The striking 11-storey building now houses the university’s College of Business and contains 80 brand new teaching spaces.
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August 4, 2013 Projects

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

A $3m d&b PA upgrade: raising the bar or playing catchup?
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August 2, 2013 Projects

CHATSWOOD THINKS BIG

CHATSWOOD THINKS BIG

Text:/  Christopher Holder Willoughby Council’s Concourse centre gives the affluent burghers of Sydney’s North Shore yet another reason to not renew their Harbour Bridge e-Tags. Why bother schlepping your way to the CBD when you’ve got a world-class concert hall, theatre and library smack dab in the middle of Chatswood (arguably Greater Sydney’s shopping epicentre)?
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June 15, 2013 Projects