Author: Jiri Lev

"Studio in the sticks"

Drew Heath Confirmed for ArchiCamp 2015

A successful and awarded architect, builder and Newcastle Architecture School’s favourite tutor Drew Heath has confirmed his participation in ArchiCamp 2015. Drew specialises in handmade and handcrafted buildings with low environmental impact and represents a very valuable addition to the amazing list of top architecture professionals, who will be generously sharing their time with students at ArchiCamp as tutors and…
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18 June 2015 0

Australian Sustainable Timbers at ArchiCamp 2015

Annabel Kater (BSc Agr, M Forestry, MIFA) and James Felton-Taylor (BEnv Sci) modestly refer to themselves as “lumberjacks” – a vast understatement. Passionate about truly sustainable forestry, together they are putting their energy into practice in managing their own native forest and sawmill at Monkerai, in the foothills of Barrington Tops in the Hunter Region of New South Wales.…
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28 May 2015 0

Kerry, Lindsay Clare to Join ArchiCamp 2015

Kerry and Lindsay Clare, a 2010 AIA gold medallist husband and wife duo, very kindly promised to invest some of their time with us. Together with another AIA gold medallist Rick Leplastrier, Architecture Foundation‘s Lindsay Johnston, Kerry and Lindsay will help create an invaluable opportunity for learning and good design at ArchiCamp 2015. For updates, like & follow ArchiCamp on Facebook.

23 May 2015 0

ArchiCamp 2015 Launched, with Rick Leplastrier, Lindsay Johnston

This year, ArchiCamp is poised to step up into a whole new level. With Rick Leplastrier and Lindsay Johnston (timing/availability to be confirmed), two of Australia’s finest architects generously willing to share their time and expertise with us, and a number of other exciting professionals, artists and musicians currently being talked to, this will be an…
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2 April 2015 0

ArchiCamp 2015 Held at Shepherds Ground

ArchiCamp 2015 host, Shepherds Ground farm and village project, was founded by Lucie Bruvel, a social entrepreneur trying to create a blueprint for the renewal of the rural village, master planned by Gregory Burgess, 2004 AIA gold medalist. Growing up on a self sufficient small holding, her family grew everything, baked their bread, made cheese…
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1 March 2015 0

ArchiCamp 2014 Report & Photos

The inaugural ArchiCamp was a great success. We visited a timbercrete house in Rylstone with Rado Marjanac; AREC strawbale + rammed earth workshop with Steve Garland; a solar passive house, cob and earth bag cottages with reciprocal framed roof at Milkwood permaculture farm; and Bowman residence, a modern home incorporating 3 heritage cottages. We toured the historic town of Mudgee with heritage…
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25 November 2014 0