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MAN ABOUT THE VILLA MARITTIMA HOUSE BY ROBIN WILLIAMS
To round out another year of sell out shows and iconic houses, Tim Ross and Kit Warhurst are thrilled to perform their brand new show for the last time in 2017.
For the last four years they have taken temporary possession of Architecturally significant buildings and skillfully blended storytelling, music and design in a mood breaking format that has seenthem literally sell out houses across the globe.
Following rave reviews for the recent film series, Streets of Your Town, Tim and Kit welcome you to the breathtaking Villa Marittima by architect, Robin Williams.
“Must see show of the Festival.” New York Times.
“Had us in stitches.” Sunday Times (UK)
“Hilarious” The Age.
“With quick wit and telling anecdotes, Tim shares his passion for modern design and architecture — the fortunate audience is left both enlightened and entertained.” Wendy Kaplan Department Head and Curator Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Strictly one show only, tickets are extremely limited, book now to avoid missing out.
The show runs for one hour and 35 minutes with a short interval.
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Villa Marittima by Robin Williams
Villa Marittima lives up to it's stunning photos when viewed in real life. A masterpiece of minimal living, Villa Marittima was designed by architect Robin Williams, who wanted his project to be about light, outlook and space. Set on the beach in St Andrews on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, the house is more like an artwork with surprising choices of materials, concealed cupboards and doors. Not surprisingly, Villa Marittima has taken out a host of awards including a National Architecture Award for Residential Architecture, a finalist in the World Architecture Awards and SPASA pool of the year.
2015 National Architecture Award: Residential – Houses (New)
Villa Marittima challenges the “norms” as great works must. This villa is about poetry, discipline and commitment. It’s also almost impossible to describe, as it is alluring, reflective, abstract and particular. It is at one moment a garage, a shed, a reflection pool, a mesmerizing abstract painting, a framed “James Turrell-like” light-scape, a clever articulate interpretation of the Building Code of Australia and, quite simply, “a joy to live in.”
A bizarre and joyful experiment in living within an art piece, Villa Marittima is unique. It celebrates the possibility of architecture as art.
Photographs by Dean Bradley
Tim Ross / Kit Warhurst