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We are Round —
a design practice that
harnesses culture and
creativity to transform brands.
Find out more.

Repair —

Investigating the relationship between architecture and place

Sector —

Arts & Culture

We helped create —

Identity, Catalogue, Newspaper, Post cards, Website

We worked with —

Australian Institute
of Architects, Baracco+Wright Architects and artist
Linda Tegg

Working with the Australian Institute of Architects and Baracco+Wright, we developed an identity for Repair, the theme for the Australian Pavilion at the 16th International Biennale of Architecture in Venice.

Creative directors Louise Wright and Mauro Baracco have been thinking deeply about the relationship between architects and the use of land. Their belief is that architecture should actively engage with the ecological repair of places it is part of and that this practice will in-turn catalyse other types of social, economic and cultural repair.

Above —

Photography of the Australian Pavilion by Rory Gardiner

In collaboration with artist Linda Tegg, ‘Repair’ at the 2018 Biennale of Architecture presents a living, breathing installation of thousands of undervalued and threatened plant species from Western Plains Victorian Grasslands, together with 2-channel video documentation of Australian built environmental projects that address the exhibit’s key concerns.

To represent layers of repair and renewal and explore the exhibition’s complex ideas across static print, digital and moving image platforms, we arrived at a concept that references the potentiality of space — the sequential obstruction of information evoking what may have existed, what has been removed, what remains, and ultimately, what we can repair.

“…where the word ‘repair’ sits provocatively across Australia, new space opens up, full of possibility.”