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  • Episode 6 | Clare Kennedy | Five Mile Radius

    19/05/2021 Duration: 26min

    Welcome to the final episode of Architects Abroad. On this episode, Tim Ross chats with Clare Kennedy, founding Director of Brisbane-based architectural studio Five Mile Radius. Alongside her practice she is involved in academia, holding various lecturing positions with universities both here and abroad. During this discussion, Clare shares openly about how the best things in life start at the end of your comfort zone. Enjoy!

  • Episode 5 | Adrian Iredale | Architects Abroad

    10/05/2021 Duration: 27min

    On today’s show, we check out the passport pages of Perth architect Adrian Iredale, one of the Directors of Iredale Pedersen Hook. Adrian is a highly experienced, award-winning architect who shares his overseas adventures from the early to mid nineties. This episode is all about the desire to see the world, the career-shaping nature of travel, and the importance of meaningful friendships made overseas. We hope you enjoy!

  • Episode 4 | Architects Abroad | Troy Uleman

    28/04/2021 Duration: 23min

    This week, Tim Ross sat down with Troy Uleman, a Sydney-based Director of John McAslan + Partners. During his career Troy has worked with various International practices such as Renzo Piano Studio and leading Australian practices Hassel and PTW Architects. In this episode, we’ll hear all about how these experiences have shaped his personal life, and his career.

  • Episode 3 | Architects Abroad | Christina Na-Heon Cho

    20/04/2021 Duration: 25min

    Today on the show, we bring you the powerhouse that is Christina Na-Heon Cho, Director of COX Architecture. Christina’s impressive resume includes winning the Emerging Architects Prize in 2018. In her chat with Tim Ross, Christina talks about moving from Korea to Brisbane as a kid, the return home chasing her roots, and her life-changing studies in America. Christina is a much loved and respected figure in the industry and we know you are going to love this chat!

  • Episode 2 | Architects Abroad | Matthew Allen

    09/04/2021 Duration: 29min

    In today’s episode of Architects Abroad, Tim Ross chats with Bates Smart Director, Matthew Allen. Matthew’s portfolio includes award-winning projects across many sectors, including residential, student housing, hotel and mixed-use schemes. To hear all about Matthew’s travel adventures, including the reason he went away for one year and didn’t return for nine, listen now!

  • Episode 1 | Architects Abroad | Asher Galvin

    29/03/2021 Duration: 31min

    Welcome to the first episode of Architects Abroad, where we talk to architects to discuss how travel has shaped them both personally and professionally. In this episode, Tim chats with Asher Galvin, Practice Director of architecture firm BVN. In their candid conversation, Asher reflects on his early adventures studying overseas, as well as his current work in Thailand, discussing the impact travel has had on him and his practice. You won’t want to miss this episode!

  • EP SIX - Elvio Brianese and Peta Heffernan (Liminal Studio)

    13/10/2020 Duration: 36min

    In todays episode, we sit down with Elvio Brianese and Peta Heffernan of Liminal Studio, a creatively agile practice that integrates design and architecture with the disciplines of interior, furniture, object and production design. Elvio and Peta chat to us about the responsibility of designing in Tasmania’s pristine wilderness, how they’ve connected architecture to people in the suburbs, and their design approach centrered around exploring the potential of what can be. Elvio and Peta are a true creative couple, with a love story that will make your jaw drop. This is an episode not to be missed.

  • EP FIVE - Penny Fuller & Jad Silvester (Silvester Fuller)

    06/10/2020 Duration: 33min

    On today’s show, Tim Ross sits down with founding partners of Silvester Studio, Penny Fuller and Jad Silvester. This Sydney couple give us insight into their first meeting at work, starting a business right in the middle of a GFC, and their latest challenge to make a building almost disappear. With a clear commitment to discovering the hidden potential within each project, Penny and Jad’s design process relies on conflict and difference of opinion to identify the best outcome. In this chat you’ll better get to know Penny and Jad both as architects, and as a couple to be reckoned with. Enjoy!

  • EP FOUR - Sara Horstmann & Dino Vrynios (DAS Studio)

    29/09/2020 Duration: 27min

    Welcome to this episode of The Power of Two. In this episode, we hear from Das Studio’s Sara Horstmann and Dino Vrynios, where they’ll discuss their first meeting at a wild university party, how they turned their side hustle into their career, and how, working together, they have changed the face of the Adelaide design scene for good. This couple is vivacious, enthusiastic and full of dreams, and we are certain you will love this chat.

  • EP THREE - Monique and Scott Woodward (WOWOWA)

    22/09/2020 Duration: 31min

    In this episode of The Power of Two, Tim Ross sits down with WOWOWA’s Scott and Monique Woodward. This Melbourne power couple are renowned for their experimental design practice and incredible talent for embellishing the ordinary into the extraordinary as they fulfil their mantra of ‘life’s too short for boring spaces’. In this chat, we’ll hear about the clients that share in Scott and Monique’s love of bold colours and eccentric interiors, the importance of brand building, and discuss the intricacies of balancing work and home life as Scott and Monique prepared to welcome their first child together.

  • EP TWO: Jeremy McLeod and Tamara Veltre (Breathe Architecture)

    01/09/2020 Duration: 39min

    This week, Tim Ross sat down with Jeremy McLeod and Tamara Veltre from Melbourne’s Breathe Architecture. Tamara and Jeremy’s design ethos is underpinned by a rigorous pursuit of sustainable design that is beautiful, seemingly effortless and environmentally positive. In this episode, we’ll hear about their first meeting at a local Melbourne pool, and delve into their groundbreaking Nightingale project that sparked a housing revolution. This is an episode not to be missed.

  • EP ONE - Emma Williamson & Kieran Wong (Fulcrum Agency)

    31/08/2020 Duration: 33min

    In this episode of The Power of Two, Tim Ross sits down with architects Kieran Wong and Emma Williamson. This innovative couple have been an integral part of the WA architecture scene since the late 1990s and are now the co-founders of The Fulcrum Agency, a creative consultancy that specialises in a broad range of built environment typologies. Listen in as the duo talk about where they first met, starting out with their practice CODA Studio, and the creation of the their “creative start-up” The Fulcrum Agency. This conversation is insightful, candid and vivacious – just like the couple themselves. Enjoy!

  • No Limitations: The Go Gene ft. Lindsay Partridge AM, Managing Director, Brickworks Limited

    08/05/2019 Duration: 36min

    In this episode, ‘The Go gene’, Blenheim Partners‘ Gregory Robinson is delighted to speak to Lindsay Partridge AM, Managing Director of Brickworks Ltd. A rare case in any part of the world, Lindsay Partridge has been at the helm of Brickworks for 20 years. Inheriting “five factories in two states”, Brickworks under Lindsay’s tenure has grown significantly in terms of size and profitability as its operations have become Australia-wide, with its product range extending beyond bricks to tiles, pavers and masonry and activities expanding into property development. Lindsay and Greg discuss the current climate of business conditions within Australia, which Lindsay claims as “toxic” and that the path we are continuing down will lead to businesses taking manufacturing elsewhere due to an ever increasing costs of production. He explains that, “if we built a plant equal to our best plant in Australia in the United States and ship it over through the panama canal, across the pacific, to Australia at less of a cost if i