Four architectural firms selected to design Melbourne’s new NGV Contemporary

Four major architectural and multidisciplinary design teams have been shortlisted to take the next step of the NGV Contemporary Design Competition, bringing the project – “Australia’s largest cultural infrastructure project ever” – one step closer to construction. The Victorian government announced today that John Wardle Architects, Field, Angelo Candalepas and …

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From “mask of shame” to “badge of honor”

Samantha Mullen is working on a sculpture. (Courtesy of the artist) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal In medieval times, men forced women considered to be scolding or gossiping to wear “masks of shame”. Created in mortifying patterns as punishment devices, they were popular in Europe until the 18th century. Santa …

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Saturday Calendar | Local News

Smoky Sundays, 7 p.m. at Ronin, 800 N. Market St. in downtown Bryan. Karissa presley, 8 p.m. at 4 Star Concert Hall, 209 S. Market St. in Brenham. To free. Gary Durrenberger Group, 6 p.m. at Brazos Valley Brewing Co., 206 S. Jackson St. in Brenham. To free. Randy C. …

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Rebuild better (and stronger) with bamboo

It is said that Nepalese culture demands bamboo from birth to death and everything in between. We use bamboo as scaffolding material, as food, for music, for carrying things and for writing. Nepal has more than 80 species of bamboo. In fact, for only 0.1% of the earth’s land area, …

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