Tag - Ian Thorpe

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Sensory immersion at Australia’s pool in Venice
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Ultimo’s curvaceous complex

Sensory immersion at Australia’s pool in Venice

At the end of May, we travelled to Venice to be at the opening of The Pool – Australia’s exhibition at the 2016 Architecture Biennale. The exhibition celebrates the pool in its many natural and man-made forms in Australian life, culture, identity and architecture. I contributed photos and material to the book and broadsheet accompanying[…]

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Ultimo’s curvaceous complex

Ultimo’s Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is overflowing with curves. From the wave-shaped roof that rises high over the 50-metre pool to the soaring curved form of the outside roof. Then there’s the shapely lines of the leisure pool, meandering, twisting and turning around the playful space. The curve of the roof is repeated in the rounded shapes of[…]

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