Naomi Stead

State of Grace: Monument Magazine

The medieval period was indisputably the golden age of Cathedral building. Many of the characteristics of Gothic cathedrals – their stunning feats of structural…

Light Extension

It seemed particularly fitting that Bob Carr, who is the NSW Minister for the Arts as well as the State Premier, should be en…

A Little Brutalist Castle

At one point during a wide-ranging conversation, gathered around the very convivial breakfast table of Peter Tonkin and Ellen Woolley’s new Lilyfield House, Tonkin…

Radar: Competition

The Ultimo Aquatic Centre and Public Space Competition has finally been judged and won, with Harry Seidler and Associates emerging triumphant. But there is…

Memory and Museology

Given the symbolic potency of the Anzac legend, the War Memorial has long held a central place in mainstream Australian national identity. And regardless…