Katelin Butler is editor of Houses magazine. A writer and researcher, Katelin completed her Bachelor of Environmental Design at the University of Tasmania, and her Master of Architecture at the University of Melbourne. She has been a peer juror, guest university critic and speaker at various industry events. Katelin has coedited two books, The Forever House: Time-Honoured Australian Homes (2014) and The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life (2015), both published by Thames and Hudson.
A trip to Selgas Cano’s Silicon House and architecture office in Madrid, as part of the 2016 Dulux Study Tour, revealed a celebration of the natural environment and the social approach taken by the practice.
Is architecture shackled by traditional, outdated approaches to practice? Katelin Butler examines how a new generation of architects is redressing the balance by proposing new models for architectural practice.
From the Cheesegrater to the Scalpel, the built legacy of London’s planning restrictions is plain to see. On the second stop of the 2016 Dulux Study Tour, the group explores the friction between the city’s commercial and cultural objectives.