Merrick Fry's installation in the foyer of the SMART Research Building at the University of Wollongong presents a surreal vision of power stations in the landscape of the future. These power stations have the beauty and grace of the temples one might see in modern day Myanmar.
Merrick discovered a local version of the wattle and daub method of construction and decided to build his the technique to build his own house. With the help of his friends, he edited his notes about the project and illustrated them in this book.
"Early in 2004 I thought, this is the year to win a few prizes, so I entered quite a few. If you win you can put them on your CV to impress people. If you don't get hung, no one knows and you keep it to yourself."