Melonie Bayl Smith

Melonie Bayl Smith is Director of Bijl Architecture and Adjunct Professor at the UTS School of Architecture where she teaches design studio and professional practice. An outspoken advocate of architectural education, Melonie’s project, studio and research collaborators span Australian and international institutions and practices, evidenced in her research project Buildability (2010) and its subsequent academic and practice outputs. Beyond her practice, Melonie is actively involved in the broader profession as an examiner, writer, critic and speaker. Director, Bijl Architecture, 7/100 Penshurst Street, Willoughby NSW 2068, Australia,

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Pass me the mixing bucket: The Ribbed Catalan studio as a design/research case study

The ‘Ribbed Catalan’, a large scale, ribbed tile vault, was the result of a collaborative design/build/research elective studio involving students enrolled in the M.Arch. program at the University of Technology Sydney, guided by masterclass instructors Prof. Dr Philippe Block of

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