In 2003 we were furiously working on design and construction solutions for various primary and secondary schools when Jane’s second child, Tess, was born. As Jane seemed, inexplicably, unable to get to the office at that time Jenny determined that the appropriate course of action was to bring numerous project files into the labour ward. It was a somewhat strange and slightly humorous experience with Jane sitting up in a hospital bed with a newborn on her chest and architectur
In 2002, with 3 kids under 5 between us, we realised working from home was no longer viable so we moved into the Public Office in West Melbourne. We put out the word amongst our peers and the Six Degrees team cleared us a spot and we moved in to share space with Techne. The collaborative and collegiate working environment at the Public Office generated a new lease of energy for our work and made ‘Minx Architecture’ seem much more real and exciting. We especially loved the sen
Celebrating 15 Years of Minx
On September 13th this year we will have been designing educational spaces for 15 years (which is quite astounding to us) and to celebrate this milestone we have decided to do a ‘Minx Retrospective’, one year a week for 15 weeks. We’ll share our triumphs and our trip-ups, our lessons and our laughs and a few personal hysterics along the way. We hope you’ll stick with us for it. Our First Year We first toyed with the business name 'Jenny-Jane' but
Welcome to the Minx Blog! Minx are celebrating their 15th year in 2016, and to commemorate this occasion we have decided that it is time to start practicing what we preach. We have been championing digital technology as an essential teaching and learning tool for decades now, so it is high time that we embraced this tool and engaged with the virtual world ourselves. Stay tuned for weekly installments leading up to our 15th Birthday in September.