"That's going straight to the pool room" said Daryl Kernigan in the movie The Castle.
We all have a pool room to store old trophies and mementos. This is mine.
VIDEO. My speech to academics and industry alumni of Texas A&M at the George Bush Presidential Library in 2020.
VIDEO. The award winning campaign for Brisbane by Brisbane Marketing, which started to change the way we thought about the city.
VIDEO. A 15 second TV commercial produced for Sirromet Wine. Turning wine into a fun, approachable product for a younger generation.
Being asked to contribute to a joint project between MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism and Chapman University is a bit of a thrill.
They kindly gave me this award in recognition of my time at the PCA. Little did they know I was destined to later come back to set up the Residential Development Council. The award takes pride of place in my study.
What better to do when Covid forces you to a 4 day week but to undertake a Certificate Course in Commercial Real Estate and Investment in 2020.
The hallways of Texas A&M University carried this poster in advance of my visit in 2019.
In 2019 I was invited to Boston to help judge some student work on polycentric cities. These are some of the MIT students. We finished the feedback session with a Vegemite tasting. It was priceless! The Tim Tams and Bundy Rum were gratefully received by the Professors, but not the Vegemite.
A postcard campaign for the Australian Institute of Architects. Good design pays dividends.
My top 10 myths of urban growth for the Residential Development Council. The myths are still doing the rounds.
What does a banana have to do with housing affordability? I sent every federal politician a lesson in banana-nomics in the lead up to the 2007 election.
A news stand magazine I created for the Residential Development Council. Making advocacy a commercial product.
An omnibus research paper I authored in the lead up to the 2007 Federal Election.
I got to call this work. Fouding editor, chief photographer, feature writer and more. Not so much for money, but for fun.
A very un-PC campaign for Sirromet Wines. But then what's PC about a Queensland wine?
Real people can make the best subjects. Taking the mickey out of the wine snobs.
An early initiative for the Property Council, calling for more cross river crossings, activation of the 'north bank' area and other initiatives which years later were adopted in public policy.
Who would have thought a guide to construction of Physical Containment laboratories could become a best seller?