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1/20 Watt Street

Newcastle, NSW 2300

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Long regarded as one of the world’s greatest houses, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Aline Barnsdall (“Hollyhock”) House in Los Angeles is one of the architect’s largest and most enigmatic works. However, having been closed to the public for many years, some of the important formal and spatial properties of this heritage-listed masterpiece are now difficult to access, experience or understand.

Using new computer models of the house, this exhibition undertakes a design-based exploration of its invisible or forgotten properties. Employing a combination of virtual reality simulations, rapid prototyped models and unique sliced cross-sections through the house, the exhibition demonstrates Wright’s mastery of scale, form and representation, while also revealing its normally hidden bones. This dissection of the work includes not only its architecture and interior design, but also its furniture. The entire technologically-enabled process seeks to reveal this design in a completely new light.

The second of three exhibitions, this virtual reality (VR) installation will allow you to experience one of Wright's most famous houses in the virtual world. For further details: http://www.vrxp.com.au/

Four virtual counters will be available throughout the evening with drinks served at 7pm. To avoid disappointment in gaining access to one of the VR headsets, please arrive at 6pm.

Follow our exploratory design process on Instagram: Virtual_Hollyhock

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