Henry Ford once said, ‘The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.’ This article, Finding North, is a tale of how a simple oversight in understanding north can have devastating consequences. The story begins some 20 years ago when a recent architectural graduate was working on a multi-residential project. There was nothing particularly out of the ordinary about the project apart from its beachfront location. Yet the size and bulk of the project were sure to raise eyebrows from the local council. And sure enough, it did. The… Read More
BVN have a starring role in a new short film just released by the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA). Filmed in five locations across Australia, ‘This is Architecture’ explores the day-to-day life of architects – from a recent graduate to a principal in a large practice.