QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
The Q&A document includes the questions asked by CAPITheticAL registrants during the period, 6 May to 30 August 2011, and the answers supplied by the CAPITheticAL Administration team.
We hope they give you some more food for thought.
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND READING
Entrant’s proposals must demonstrate their awareness of the debate and decisions related to the creation of Canberra. Visit the Centenary of Canberra website for a timeline of historical events and much more www.canberra100.com.au
Visit www.idealcity.org.au for all you need to know about the 1912 competition to design Canberra.
Canberra 1912, Plans and Planners of the Australian Capital Competition, John W Reps, 1997
The Bush Capital, Roger Pegrum, 1983
Canberra, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Sir John Overall, 1995
Canberra Following Griffin, Paul Reid, 2002
The Symbolic Role of the National Capital, David Headon, 2003
The Griffin Legacy, National Capital Authority, 2004
Canberra, City in the Landscape, Ken Taylor, 2006
National Capital Authority, Annual Reports 2006, 2007, 2008
CONTEMPORARY THINKING ON PLANNED CITIES
Participants in the CAPITheticAL should be informed by an understanding of the history and design of other planned capital cities, realised, unrealised and proposed, here are some links to interesting information on planned cities.
Contact the Australian Institute of Architects and the Jury Members to ask any questions or make comments on the competition, just email email@example.com
We look forward to hearing and discussing your ideas.