Design

Cultural Cool: Architect Ingrid Richards On Building Better Cities

The brains behind Brisbane's chicest hotel shares her design - and life - philosophy.

By Angela Ledgerwood

Design

The brains behind Brisbane's chicest hotel shares her design - and life - philosophy.

By Angela Ledgerwood

Every architect remembers their first religious experience with a building. The awe, the pang of possibility, the prompt to converse with history. For Ingrid Richards, co-founder of the Brisbane-based architecture firm Richards & Spence – known most recently for the sleek and sexy Calile Hotel – it was happening upon Donovan Hill’s C House in the Coorparoo neighbourhood of her home city that finally stopped her in her tracks.

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