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Scribble, crumple, squeeze.

Scribble, crumple, squeeze.

Posted Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Two new Frank Gehry buildings are coming on stream soon.

American architect Frank Gehry, who has won the Pritzker Prize, favours balls of crumpled paper for his sources of inspiration, and been described by Vanity Fair as ‘the most important architect of our age’, is about to have two new buildings designed by him opened in the next couple of months.

One is his first project in Latin America, the Biomuseo, located in Panama and due to open on October 2nd 2014.

The other is the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building in the Sydney University of Technology, which will house the university’s Business School and is due to open in November.

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‘As a Textile Designer, I think it's important to be involved with an association that supports our industry.’

‘I have been a member since the Australian Textile Design Association merged with the DIA.’

‘As well as the many professional benefits available to all DIA members, my membership of the Textile Practice Group also provides a forum to network and discuss issues specific to textile designers.’

Khai Liew off the cuff

Khai Liew

Furniture Designer

Lives:
Adelaide

Likes:
Free meals from my brother (renowned chef Cheong Liew), enjoying multi-cultural Adelaide

Best design I've seen lately:
A bowl by Pru Venables

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