Global Studio reflecting and looking ahead

After seven years, Global Studio came to an end in Bhopal, India. New projects are underway.

Paul Pholeros at TEDxSydney

Paul Pholeros’ May 5, 2013 TEDx talk occupied this news box when the site files were lost in May 2014. It has now been seen by more than 1,365,000 viewers and has been translated into 25 languages. This talk is an uplifting way to remember him.

Global Studio at WUF7 in Medellin in 2014. Website restored November 2018

Great Global Studio get together at WUF 7: Coral Gillet, Alice Siragusa, Nicolas Valenzuela, Matt French, Guy Trangos, William Chan, Anna Rubbo and Megan Bullock in Medellin.

About Bhopal

Bhopal 2012   Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh, a vast state of 60.4 million in northern India. With a population of 1.46 million, Bhopal is a small city by Indian standards. Compared to other states Madhya Pradesh’s human development indicators are lower than average. The main language is Hindi. Bhopal has several lakes, […]

PBBC India

PBBC India launches at Studio X – Mumbai on September 20, 2013. The exhibition opening will be accompanied by a panel discussion ‘People Building Better Cities: What does it mean to be inclusive?’

PBBC New York

PBBC New York opens December 3 followed by two public forums on engaged practice and learning Dec. 7 and 11. Candy Chang (GS 06,07) will speak at the December 7 Forum.

PBBC in Nairobi

PBBC Nairobi will be held at Alliance Francaise with Science Café and the Exhibition, ‘Nairobi Architecture and Identity’.

PBBC in Johannesburg

PBBC Johannesburg public events will be held at Maboneng, Diepsloot Youth Centre and the University of the Witwatersrand.

PBBC in Sydney

April 12-May 19
PBBC will be on display at the University of Sydney and at Customs House, with public events in both locations. 2013

Diepsloot Fundraiser

Building on its July 2011 festival, and using the Global Studio designed ‘I love Diepsloot’ T (2009) the Diepsloot Arts and Culture Network (DACN) would like T owners to send photos of themselves in their T’s.

Diepsloot Arts and Culture Network thriving

In 2008 Global Studio helped launch the Diepsloot Arts and Culture Network.

Rajarshi Sahai selected for International Professional Training

Rajarshi Sahai (GS06 & 12) is one of 25 participants selected for the International Professional Training Programme on “Efficient Energy Use and Planning”.

Competition win by Mark Tyrrell and Daniel Griffin

Mark and Daniel collaborated on the international competition, EDGE Parramatta.

Sticky Situations

Global Studio Johannesburg Project Manager Jennifer van den Bussche and Genevieve Blanchett (GS05-08) have established Sticky Situations, an organisation to facilitate community based projects.

WASSUP selected for ‘Design with the Other 90%’ exhibit

WASSUP, the toilet upgrade cooperative, has been selected for ‘Design with the Other 90%’, at the Cooper Hewitt Museum.

Planning and Transportation in Kenya’s New County System

For those interested in transport, the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD) at Columbia University will host a write-shop on Planning and Transportation in Kenya’s New County System.

Habitat UNI

Habitat UNI is UN-Habitat’s partnership with universities worldwide.

SAGO Studio

Lachlan Delaney (GS08), Rosemary Korawali (GS06) and Brendan Worsley are organising the design and build SAGO Studio in PNG, January 2012.

City of Johannesburg notes WASSUP progress

City of Johannesburg notes WASSUP progress on their Johannesburg Development Agency website.

Global Studio leaders awarded

Global Studio founder Anna Rubbo received the 2011 Australian Institute of Architects Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize. Healthabitat and Paul Pholeros received the 2011 Australian Institute of Architects Leadership in Sustainability Prize.

ReBuild Global

Sandra Plaza (GS06) started up ReBuild Global, to provide socially responsible and sustainable design solutions where it they are unavailable and needed most.

UN Habitat Executive Director at the University of Sydney

Dr. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN Habitat, spoke in the Sydney Ideas series on Sustainable Urbanisation, Climate Change and the Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the United Nations Human Settlements Program.