“Generally architecture really is thought of and created in the round as a three-dimensional object. In that sense it is always sculptural, whether it’s as wobbly as jelly or as straight as a die,” says Sydney-based architect Neil Durbach. So why do architects continue to be sceptical of the term ‘sculptural’ when used in relation to buildings?
Following the success of Sean Godsell's inaugural MPavilion in 2014, many in the local architecture and design community expected an Australian practice to be named as this year's designer.
In celebration of the versatility of timber, the challenge is to produce all projects using a single material – American hardwood.