As 2019 begins, our news is all good. We are renovating our website, as you may have noticed. Our...Read More
Author: Gordon S Grice
Like many of you, I live in a city, where there is scarcely a square metre of land that some architect, planner or designer hasn’t poked or manipulated – sometimes with spectacular results, other times, not. We are rarely consulted about these intrusions. They just happen.Public art provides a significant departure. It provides a means of improving our daily lives by adding extra meaning to everyday forms and spaces and, in many municipalities, there is even public consultation – asking for our (or our representatives’) input. With public art, we all get the chance to engage with our built environment in a way that is personal and meaningful.Read More
Latest Issue of The Journal: Spring 2019
Vol. 2, No. 2 – HOME
We explore the meaning of home. It’s a powerful word, but one with a surprisingly pliable meaning.
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Vol. 2, No. 3 – SUMMER 2019
For centuries, architecture and urban design have been characterized by austere colour schemes
(Anything else would have been tawdry)
Has this epoch finally come to an end?
Vol. 2, No. 4 – FALL 2019
An examination of drawing as a narrative, drawing as a record of experiences and drawing as a means of discovery
Vol. 3, No. 1 – WINTER 2019/20
Highlighting the changing definitions of “authenticity” as it applies to architecture
Vol. 3, No. 2 – SPRING 2020
We look at the many uses of water as a building material, a plumbing necessity, an aesthetic device, and the source of countless insurance claims.