Dr Philip Goad is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne and director of the Melbourne School of Design. He is also a writer of several books including Olympic Architecture: Building Sydney 2000 and the guidebook Melbourne Architecture.
Completed in 1956, this house encapsulates Robin Boyd’s fascination with “the conflict between the opposed desires of privacy and freedom” and stands as a testament to his forward-thinking ideas.
Four new halls of residence, by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, McBride Charles Ryan, and Hayball and Richard Middleton Architects, are shaping the urban environment of the Clayton campus and fostering a sense of community.
Philip Goad reflects on the “openly figurative, demonstrative, discursive and even anxiously abrasive” attributes of the 2016 Gold Medallists, Stephen Ashton, Howard Raggatt and Ian McDougall.