Melbourne’s versus Sydney’s architecture? It’s a polemic that has been kept alive for over a century. ‘Melbourne, Sydney: References, Reflections and Remarks’ is a new publication that revisits this conflated rivalry, and we’ve contributed with a short essay on the Sydney architecture practice Trias.

Come along to the Sydney launch of ‘Melbourne, Sydney: References, Reflections and Remarks’ published by UTS School of Architecture’ The event will take place on Wednesday April 10, from 18:30 at the Architect’s Bookshop (499 Crown Street, Surry Hills). The book invited its protagonists to examine decades of architectural debate, controversy, and competition between both cities. Guest edited by Guillermo Fernández-Abascal and Urtzi Grau, the book includes texts by AKAS, Baracco+Wright, Andrew Burns, Angelo Candalepas, Scott Colman, Edition Office, Philip Goad, Tristen Hardwood, Mike Hewson, Louisa King, Andrew Leach, Carey Lyon, Desley Luscombe, Ian Moore, Other Architects, panovscott, Andrew Power, Howard Raggatt, Gerard Reinmuth, Richard Stampton, Naomi Stead, Luke Tipene, TRIAS, Leon Van Schaik and John Wardle and us.