Micro Histories exhibition at the Museum Of Brisbane

Posted on Feb 18, 2019
Micro Histories exhibition at the Museum Of Brisbane

The Condensery is featured in the Museum Of Brisbane’s latest exhibition, Micro Histories. Co-curated with Cameron Bruhn, Head of Architecture at The University of Queensland, Micro Histories pairs artworks and artefacts with buildings by six Brisbane architectural firms, exploring the relationship between architecture, art, people and place. The exhibition runs until the 28th of Apr 2019. […]

Condensery Gallery Architectural Tour

Posted on Oct 29, 2018
Condensery Gallery Architectural Tour

It was great fun revisiting this project to run an architectural tour on a warm, sunny afternoon in October. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 3 years since the project was completed. The tour took place after the inaugural ‘Toogoolawah Dash’ (75km) cycling event on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT). The BVRT is […]

Condensery in ‘Red: Architecture in Monochrome’

Posted on Oct 18, 2018
Condensery in ‘Red: Architecture in Monochrome’

The Condensery – Somerset Regional Art Gallery has been published in Phaidon’s ‘Red: Architecture in Monochrome’, by Paul Stella. Phaidon describes the book as, “A visual exploration of red’s vivid role in global architecture over the centuries.” Available now in all good book stores, or via the interwebs: http://phaidon.com/store/architecture/red-architecture-in-monochrome-9780714876832/ 2018 Stella, P. 2018. ‘The Condensery’. In Red: […]

James Turrell: Opening Weekend Conversation

Posted on Jul 14, 2018
James Turrell: Opening Weekend Conversation

To mark the opening of James Turrell’s architectural light commission at GOMA, Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow, Curatorial Manager, International Art, QAGOMA, was joined by Brant Harris, Design Consultant and Project Manager, QAGOMA, to explore the development of this work from concept to completion. Behind-the-scenes of James Turrell’s light commission ‘Night Life’ on YouTube  

James Turrell: Launch Event

Posted on Jul 13, 2018
James Turrell: Launch Event

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially launched Turrell’s artwork, ‘Night Life,’ on Friday evening, illuminating the eastern and southern façades of the gallery with a shifting pattern of vibrant light. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines said James Turrell had worked within the creative realms of light and space for […]

Frank Lloyd Wright tour

Posted on May 25, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright tour

Brant and Ashley spent a cold week in April travelling though Illinois and Wisconsin, visiting some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s best-known work (and a few obscure examples too). Highlights included the beautifully restored Unity Temple in Oak Park with its clever three tiered seating arrangement, and Wingspread – a house built for Herbert F. Johnson Jr., […]

Sydney University – Conservation of Traditional Buildings

Posted on Apr 24, 2018
Sydney University – Conservation of Traditional Buildings

Brant recently undertook an intensive course at Sydney University on the Conservation of Traditional Buildings. The course involved hands-on workshops on lime mortar and plasterwork, as well as visits to Rookwood Cemetery, the wonderful Denbigh Farm, and time for a side trip to John MacArthur’s Elizabeth Farm in Parramatta. Denbigh Farm (top-left and bottom-right), Traditional […]

Kangaroo Point Apartment in Queensland Homes magazine

Posted on Sep 27, 2017
Kangaroo Point Apartment in Queensland Homes magazine

Our Kangaroo Point Apartment project has been published in Queensland Homes magazine. Thanks to David Sandison for the pics, and TM Residential Projects for the build. More images of the project here: Kangaroo Point Apartment                           ‘Riverside renewal’. Queensland Homes, Spring/Summer 2017 issue: p.133

New Farm Carport in Brisbane News

Posted on Aug 29, 2017
New Farm Carport in Brisbane News

Our New Farm carport has been featured in last week’s Brisbane News. Thanks to Tonya Turner for the words, Manson Images – Architectural Photography for the pics, and TM Residential Projects for the build. More images of the project here: New Farm Carport                            

Australia By Design – Top 10 Queensland Projects

Posted on Jul 22, 2017
Australia By Design – Top 10 Queensland Projects

The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery was featured on this week’s Queensland episode of Channel 10’s Australia by Design. “Australia by Design gathers design, building and property leaders to judge the top 10 architectural statements for the year in each state and territory in Australia.” If you missed the episode, it’ on youtube (We’re at […]