Decommissioned mine sites, remnant structures and associated infrastructure can be found on almost every part of the Illawarra escarpment. These sites are an integral part of the Illawarra’s cultural heritage and carry with them an inherent sense of local pride. Their fabric and spatiality hold opportunities to become very engaging culturally activated places. Studies by […]

TROBEC – CHIU team up with artist and curator Bronia Iwanczak for a new public art proposal (following the success of our submission in 2011 to the City of Sydney). The artwork uses humour and personalised social engagements to target ageism within public life in Sydney city. Bronia Iwanczak is a visual artist whose mixed […]

A project designed for Town Hall Square, Sydney. A collaboration between TROBEC – CHIU and artists Sarah Goffman & Bronia Iwanczak. We were selected as last-tier finalists by the City of Sydney and commissioned to develop the design. “Imagine arriving at Sydney Square and finding it scattered with oversized sculptural islands of found and collected […]