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Melbourne talk: Rick Joy

June 3, 2010

Award winning American architect Rick Joy gives a talk at the State of Design Festival. Presented by AAA and Architectural Review.

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Award winning American architect Rick Joy is renowned for his climate responsive and landscape sensitive work, based mostly in the desert region of Arizona.

Using a robust palette of materials, including rammed earth, hardwoods and rusted steel, Joy’s work looks as much from the earth, as sitting within it. Joy’s practice predominantly includes residential work, with Tubac House being his most celebrated. Joy’s work has been both published and exhibited widely with a group of architectural experts recently choosing a Rick Joy house as one of five most influential and inspiring homes in recent times, alongside work by Rem Koolhaas and Shigeru Ban.

Presented by Australian Architecture Association in association with Architectural Review Australia.

*When* Thursday 22 July 2010, 6.30pm
*Where* BMW Edge, Federation Square Melbourne
*Part of the State of Design Festival*

For tickets, email ["info@architecture.org.au":mailto:info@architecture.org.au]

*Image* Rick Joy, Tubac House

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