John Gollings is one of Australia’s leading architectural photographers specializing in hotels, resorts and built projects. Much of his work is in Asia and includes many years at Angkor Wat and Kashgar, on the Silk Road. He holds a master’s degree in architecture from RMIT University and is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.
John Gollings was Creative Director, with Ivan Rijavec, of Now + When for the Australian Pavilion at the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale.
The Gold Coast’s City Architect Leah Lang looks at the benefits of the Gold Coast being a young and aspirational city entering the next phase of its life with a sense of daring and innovation. As the population booms, she urges an architectural focus on infill development and the “missing middle.”
A portrait of the inherently transient character of the Gold Coast, this recent suite of photographs by John Gollings documents and celebrates a nimble architecture that responds to the “very human desire for spontaneity and joy.”