In this week’s architecture and design video round-up (above), discover a white-brick wonder near Brisbane by architect Peter Besley. Take a look at Shigeru Ban’s transparent toilet blocks in Japan – part of The Tokyo Toilet project supported by The Nippon Foundation. Check-in virtually to Say Architecture’s ‘luxury hostel’ in Hangzhou’s scenic Xihu district. And add the first episode of the all-new architect speaker series inDETAIL to your watch-list. Hosted by Tim Ross and Stephen Varady, the first guest for inDETAIL is architect Alec Tzannes AM.
For more information on each of this week’s stories, see below.
- Couldrey House: The slender off-white bricks and the way in which they were laid with lashings of matching mortar gives Queensland’s Couldrey House its playful “cake with icing” appearance. Read more.
- The LittleNap hostel: In the hands of Say Architects, the renovation of LittleNap in Hangzhou brings to life a luxe lodging that strikes the balance between hotel glam and hostel buzz. Read more.
- Tokyo Toilet Project x Shigeru Ban: Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban is one of 16 world-renowned ‘creators’ who have been invited by The Nippon Foundation to participate in The Tokyo Toilet project. Read more.
- inDETAIL with Alec Tzannes: Broadcast live from the Brickworks Sydney studio, episode one of the all-new architect speaker series inDETAIL is now available for catch-up viewing. Read more.
From a white-brick wonder near Brisbane to Alec Tzannes’ appearance in the new architect speaker series inDETAIL.