Recently my good friend and I happened to read the same article in the newspaper which referred to the fact that on Valentine's Day there is a surge in orders for inflatable dolls. The reason apparently is that on a day meant for those in love there were infinitely more... Read more.
Some years ago I found myself at VCAT trying to overturn Council's decision to refuse a planning permit for a “community centre which also facilitated Muslim prayers”. And I'm being very precise with the way I am describing the proposal – its primary function was not a mosque. Read more.
When looking to establish a community centre the first consideration is the role of that centre now and into the distant future? Where are you headed? What is the vision? How will it serve the community?It would be easy to conclude that pressure from councils and objectors has pushed community... Read more.
To be honest we didn’t really know what Permaculture was when we enrolled our Design Director, Khalid into what turned out to be a much sought-after course attended by people from all over the world. We actually thought, “we have a project in Indonesia where they farm fish on site; perhaps... Read more.
The recently published Eid Magazine UK 2010 features tow of our projects; the University of Melbourne Musalla and Canberra Islamic Centre proposal. Read more.