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Home Living : June 19th 2012
2 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 MB DESIGN ODYSSEY TRIP OF A LIFETIME Susan Redman Architect Shaun Carter was one of five winners on the 2012 Dulux Study Tour. He recently returned from visits to Dubai, Berlin and London. ARCHITECTURE TOUR Details: Carterwilliamson Architects on 9799 4472, or visit carterwilliamson.com IN May, five of the country's most promis- ing architects were named recipients of an award to acknowledge their talents. The award was sponsored by Dulux and gave the architects the chance to embark on a 10-day overseas trip. The itinerary included visit- ing some of the world's most remarkable architectural sites as well as meeting world renowned architects. This year, the winners of the coveted Dulux Study Tour travelled to the United Arab Emirates, Germany and London. Dulux general manager -- trade division, Phil White said: ''It's Dulux's desire to make the overall experience and benefits gained by the winners to be life changing in their architectural careers.'' From 60 short-listed entries for the award, local inner-west architect Shaun Carter, the only Sydney-based winner, impressed the jury with his dedication and passion. He was particularly inspired with the architecture of the European leg of the tour. ''Berlin was hip and cool,'' he said. ''There are architects there that are crazy, brave, entrepreneurial and out to change the world.'' As for public spaces, Carter said there is a lesson to be learned from the way Europeans create city environments. ''Sydney-siders would love most of the public spaces of London and Berlin,'' he said. ''They don't realise they, too, can have this type of city. Berlin's 1920s interlocking courtyard housing schemes, for example, are truly inspirational.'' London is home to many ''starchitects'' and Carter and his fellow award-winners had the chance to visit one of that city's most enlightened practices. ''Foster + Part- ners' campus was extraordinary in its professionalism, scope and commercialism. It is a 1250 people practice on a campus on the Thames with three model shops, a whole material room and a R&D section.'' Carter said Dulux's and the Australian Institute of Architects' recognition of his work designing buildings characterised by light and space has meant a lot to him. Established 1994 More than just clean -- A COMPLETE OVEN DETAIL /VENS p 2ANGEHOODS p #OOKTOPS /6%.5 WWW OVENU COM AU #ALL NOW FOR AN OBLIGATION &2%% QUOTE $O YOU HATE CLEANING YOUR OVEN 2148204m 31/5 • FREE Measure & Quote • 10 Years Guarantee Shop 1 14 Cammeray Road, Cammeray Showroom Open 6 Days www.designarobe.com.au CUSTOM MADE BUILT IN WARDROBES BUILDING LIC NO 204289C We await your visit to our showroom! New Showroom now open 9908 5503 2220426 5/6 Ph:9999 6060 Showroom: Unit 8, 101 Darley St, Mona Vale Open 6 days for your convenience ABSOL Awning Blind & Shutter Solutions www.absol.com.au Awnings Blinds Shutters Shade & Energy Up to 35% OFF SALE! Applies to selected internal blind ranges only. Does not apply to tting, expires 30th April 2012 3 FREE in home advice & quote 3 Extensive range 3 Energy solutions 3 Friendly service 3 Affordable prices 3 Expert consultants 3 Qualified tradesman 3 Local family owned business www.impala.com.au Get Cooking WITH kitchens & bathrooms . . .and Save 20%* NEW SHOWROOM NOW OPEN in SEVEN HILLS 5 Foundry Rd Ph: 8824 2310 Showrooms at PENNANT HILLS 370 Pennant Hills Rd (Cnr Fisher Ave) Ph: 9483 2222 BROOKVALE 475 Pittwater Rd Ph: 9907 2729 *Applies to cabinets only with every complete kitchen sold. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Conditions apply. Bld. Lic. No. 151088C OPEN 7 DAYS www.australianhotwater.com.au Visit the Australian Hot Water Web site or call our office for a free quote on 02 9979 6811 Ph: 02 9979 6811 AUSTRALIAN HOT WATER Your Local Hot Water Specialist CASHBACK $300 VISA CARD* For replacing existing electric hot water system to gas. Other rewards may be applicable call our office for further details. SUPPLY, INSTALL AND SERVICE ALL MAKES AND TYPES OF HOT WATER SYSTEMS BREAKDOWN HOT WATER REPLACEMENTS FREE GAS CONNECTIONS Conditions apply. WE DO FREE QUOTES! 2151435 19/6 *VISA GIFT CARD $ON T PAY RETAIL BUY DIRECT m!S SEEN IN (OME "EAUTIFULn COMPARE OUR PRICES! PLANTATION SHUTTERS GLOBAL SHUTTERS & BLINDS PTY LTD TEL: 1300 128 230 www.gloshutters.com "!337//$ M 2197260 10/4 *plus installation charge, price quoted for a minimum order of 2m2 TIM BAILEY S FAMILY COMPANY inspiration in air conditioning WARM IN WINTER COOL IN SUMMER • FREE QUOTES • 5 STAR SERVICE • NICE PRICE REVERSE CYCLE AIR CONDITIONING 9913 8139 email@example.com www.theweathermen.com.au 2207441 19/6
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