"An eclectic collection of inspirational titles beautifully shot of not only architects and their buildings but allowing the viewer to get inside the mind of the designers."
About Rob Brown:
Founding director of Casey Brown Architecture. He has a Masters of Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in New York and a Bachelor of Architecture from UNSW.
His practice is a design-led studio devoted to creating contemporary architecture through an organic understanding of building. It has won numerous awards including the AIA Lachlan Macquarie and Francis Greenway Award, the Canberra Medallion, the RIBA World Wide Award for Architecture and the Chicago Athenaeum and European Centre for Architecture + Art, International Architecture Award. The practice is known for its private residences, furniture design, small cultural buildings and eco-tourist facilities.
Robert has been a studio master in the Master of Architecture course at UNSW since 2010 and is currently a design tutor at Sydney University Faculty of Architecture with a focus on Architecture for Humanity.
Tadao Ando: Emptiness to Infinity
The documentary by Mathias Brick pays homage to one of the world's most renowned architects: the Japanese "Master of Minimalism" Tadao Ando. The film introduces viewers to his famous buildings and offers an exclusive look into his work process. Ando shares his sources of inspiration and motivation.
Brasília: Life After Design
Located 2000 kilometres from the Amazon and 18 hours from Rio, the city of Brasília - the capital of Brazil - is a mythical place: a concrete utopia born out of the desert. In 1956 at the rebirth of Brazilian democracy, visionary architect Oscar Niemeyer and urbanist Lúcio Costa invented an urba...
Where Architects Live
8 architects, 8 houses, 8 stories, 8 paradigms of contemporary living. The diary of an exploration into the houses and private spaces of 8 protagonists of world architecture: Shigeru Ban, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Zaha Hadid, Marcio Kogan, Daniel Libeskin...
Loving Gio Ponti
A picture of the man and the architect, aspiring painter, promoter ante litteram of Italian design who, in more than fifty years of activity, has tried it all – arts, occupations, objects, architecture and material – with untiring energy, from small to big, from the design of a handle to the form...
Visual Acoustics - The Modernism of Julius Shulman
Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, acclaimed by many as “the world’s most influential architectural photographer.” Shulman’s images embody the energy and optimism of Southern California in the second half of the 20th century and brought ...
Mies on Scene: Barcelona in Two Acts
The Barcelona Pavilion, the masterpiece with which Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich staged their revolutionary ideas in 1929, changed the history of architecture forever. It only existed for eight months but paradoxically its image was always alive in the minds of generations of architects aroun...
Located on a remote pristine mountain on a sheep station outside Mudgee, NSW, Australia. Situated at the edge of a ridge surrounded by large granite boulders and ancient dead trees, the building has panoramic views for hundreds of miles to the horizon.
Architect: Rob Brown
2008 RAIA Co...
Permanent Camping 2
10 Years on architect Rob Brown creates a new iteration of the famous Permanent Camping building. Built with the original master maker and joiner Jeffery Broadfield once again. The building uses no fixings or glue in any of the framing and documents the relationship between, architect, builder an...