Any book on the modern urban heritage movement would at least make mention of Jack Mundey and the 1960s Green Bans, but for Sydney-based architect James Colman, Mundey’s figure continues to loom large over his city.
The campaign to Save Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) has forced the Dean of the College to resign. It was a major demand of the fight to retain Sydney University’s unique, studio-based arts college in the heart of Callan Park — the jewel of Sydney's inner west.
Colin Rhodes announced his resignation on September 13. He will be replaced by SCA teacher Margaret Harris.
The announcement came as the student occupation of SCA's administration building entered its third week — the longest occupation against management dictates, in USYD history.