Boundary Objects

Philip Goldswain (Artist), Guy Eddington (Artist)

Research output: Non-traditional research outputDesign


The composition Boundary Objects is an ongoing collaboration between Philip Goldswain and Guy Eddington. Currently composed of three pieces, the work is based on the Substance of Architecture, an assemblage of seven objects designed by the Italian architect Aldo Rossi (1931-1997) and constructed by the master Milanese model maker Giovanni Sacchi (1913-2005). The original was made for Rossi’s exhibition Idea and Knowledge which explored the theme of representation in the work of fifty architects for the XVI Triennale Milan in 1981.
A new iteration, modelled on Rossi and Sacchi’s shapes, was remade in 2018 at the School of Design at The University of Western Australia for use as an undergraduate teaching aid for architectural drawing. In their new guise, the form of the objects were determined by the dimensions of found and recycled material, the calibration of the machines that helped make them, the robust requirements of use, and the dialogue between designer and makers.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFremantle, Perth
PublisherIndustrial Design Research Lab
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2019
EventIn Media Res: An exhibition of critical design practice - PSAS Art Gallery, Fremantle, Australia
Duration: 30 Nov 201914 Dec 2019


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