Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Karl Fender attends superfantasticRIO

Last night, Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis Architects, and also the current National President of the Australian Institute of Architects presented to the students participating in the superfantaicRIO upper pool design studio at RMIT.
Karl was gracious to set aside some time in his schedule to not only chat about some of his past and present work with waterfronts which the students found insightful and inspiring, but also to critique the work of the students in their projects so far. Each student group (Landscape and Architecture) were only given a very brief amount of time to communicate their proposals and approach into how they are researching the possibilities for the Rio de Janeiro port waterfront.

In the later half of last year Karl, Craig Douglas (OUTR), Greg Afflick (OUTR) and a number of other Victorians from the AUS cluster travelled to South America on a collaborative mission……..
To read more on this please see earlier posts from November 2009.