The sartorialists: Wearing the city

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The sartorialists: Wearing the city
Denton Corker Marshall’s Melbourne Museum reinterpreted by Natalie Ser Whye Chow and Mietta Mullay

Students from Monash University Art, Design and Architecture have transformed a selection of ten iconic Melbourne buildings into wearable art, including RMIT’s Design Hub by Sean Godsell, ACCA by Wood Marsh and the new Melbourne School of Design by John Wardle and NADAA. Working in collaboration with the architects as well as artist Callum Morton, fashion designer Miriam Borcherdt and architect Cate Hall, the designs dissect the buildings’ language into human scale, exploring the way the tectonics react to human movement. They use a range of techniques from folding and pleating, to wrapping and draping. ….