Model Type 01 (Maitland), Model Type 02 (Fern tree), Model Type 04 (Leichardt)

Blythe, R, Reinmuth, G and Balmforth, S 2008, Model Type 01 (Maitland), Model Type 02 (Fern tree), Model Type 04 (Leichardt), (Creative Work : Design/architecture).

Document type: Creative Work
Collection: Creative Works

Title Model Type 01 (Maitland), Model Type 02 (Fern tree), Model Type 04 (Leichardt)
Author(s) Blythe, R
Reinmuth, G
Balmforth, S
Year 2008
Type of work Design/architecture
Outlet Abundant: Australian Pavilion, 11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale,Venice, Italy
Dates 14 September - 23 November 2008
Medium Architectural models
Size/Duration 3 works
These three models are new works created specifically for the exhibition Abundant: Australian Pavilion at the 11th Venice Biennale. They were explorative rather than representational pieces and sought to exploit the repertoire of compositional decisions used in designing the buildings from which they take their name, which were also designed by the authors.

Collectively these works contribute to the field of design practice in the area of technique and process. Specifically, they reflect the use and application of physical modelling in the design process.

The Australian exhibition at the Venice Biennale is perhaps the most important Australian exhibition of architecture in an international context. The exhibition curators are selected by a panel of highly regarded peers (including the commissioner) by competitive process. The curators for this exhibition then selected 200 models, following a call for submissions. From a wide field of competition, Terroir was selected to exhibit three models. It is one of the few Australian practices with multiple works included in the exhibition and its work features in the accompanying exhibition catalogue of 2008."
Subject Architectural Design
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