Breeze blocks are distinctive, iconic, functional and appealing. Their unique patterns are featured across Queensland's coastal regionals and beyond, bringing a sense of relaxed nostalgia. Recent years have seen the resurgence of breeze blocks through tropical modernist designs and a nod to urban resort lifestyles.
This workshop is your chance to own a piece of an iconic Queensland style. Use State Library’s makerspace and get hands-on to make a breeze block!
During the workshop you will explore its heritage and contemporary environments and delve into our vast photographic collection of Queensland homes. We will then introduce you to design templates, help you cut a mould using the makerspace equipment and finally pour, set and finish your own breeze block to take home.
This is a two-part workshop, running on 20 Aug and 3 Sept. You need to be able to come to both dates. Tickets on sale 6 pm Thursday 4 August.
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- Sat 20 Aug
- Sat 3 Sep