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LIKE || Visionary design.

Renders are in for Shanghai’s newest piece of architectural ingenuity. Usually it’s the other side of Shanghai’s Pu River that gets all the developmental attention. Pudong is what hosts monster buildings including the 632 metre Shanghai Tower, the 492 metre Shanghai World Financial Centre, and the 382 metre Jinmao Tower. But Puxi’s boardwalk, otherwise known […]

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REMEMBER || Happiness is like keeping fit. You have to work out.

Mo Gawdat, Chief Business Officer at Google X, is trying to make as many people on this earth happy. 10 million is his target. Why? He lost his 21-year-old son, Ali, in a routine operation. He experienced (imaginably or unimaginably) incredible grief and depression. But Gawdat has managed to turn that grief into something sensational. His […]

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APPRECIATE || George Byrne’s mesmerising prints.

Los Angeles-based Aussie photographer George Byrne’s latest collection of prints captures LA’s disposable architecture and redundant landscapes, somehow making them look extraordinary. Known as the ‘Colour Field’ series. Byrne chases the sublime of everyday, shooting in pursuit of “reclassifying urban spaces. He tells Vogue Australia “I’m not really looking to tell a story, I’m looking […]

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EDUCATE || Yourself on how to dance like a boss.

Finding a muse is a wise way to educate oneself when it comes to the world of dance. Our suggestions are Napoleon Dynamite, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Elaine from Seinfeld and of course our main man John Travolta. Any facial expressions from the Botox-ridden bloke are certainly long gone, yet no doubt those Pulp Fiction moves […]

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SIT || In the Prahran Plaza Carpark and envision yourself in the exact same place two years from now 

Homeless people the city over rejoiced at Stonnington Council’s recent announcement that they would be turning the baron car parking space behind Prahran’s Coles into, Cato Village Park, a stunning new parkland that will: “set a new benchmark for innovative reclamation of urban open space in Australia”. Leading the design will be architectural firms, Lyons […]

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APPRECIATE || What you have

Finding beauty in Japan’s frenzied public transport system In standard Melbourne form, all of the city broke into a collective state of angst last week when CEO for Public transport Victoria, Jerome Weimar, announced sweeping changes to the service’s timetabling. While Weimar insisted that the changes only impacts would be the increase in services and consistency […]

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