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Melbourne Design Week. Working Between Cultures

20 March 2019 City of Melbourne Bowls Club Flagstaff Gardens , West Melbourne  Designing Australasian futures means designing between cultures, and with Indigenous communities in particular. There is much potential for inventive, thoughtful and challenging work, but we must proceed with knowledge, sensitivity and care. Join Elisapeta Heta, Sarah Lynn Rees and Shaneen Fantin for a conversation...

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What's Out There- POD at Five Mile Radius

POD Associate Ellen Buttrose joins NSW's Regional Design Service for a discussion about contemporary regional architecture practice, hosted by Five Mile Radius: Fri., 29 March 2019 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm AEST Little Red Providore, 63 Windsor Rd, Red Hill, QLD 4059  Book tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whats-out-there-05-regional-rovers-tickets-58764991672

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Webinar: Intercultural Design Practice by Dr Shaneen Fantin

Since the 1970s, many Australian architects have been considering how non-Indigenous designers can work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve better built environments. A consistent message from this work has been the importance of employing inclusive, respectful, cross-cultural processes that engage all parties respectfully, understand the history of the people and place...

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The Least House Necessary goes to Canberra

Canberra multidisciplinary firm, Light House Architecture and Science have collaborated with Queensland architects and engagement specialists POD (People Oriented Design) to present POD’s trademarked innovative and educational workshop about sustainable housing design: The Least House Necessary. The workshop has been tailored to suit conditions and precedents in the ACT and cool temperature...

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Cairns Open House 2017

Cairns Festival of Architecture is on for 2017. Events will run from 11-15 October and include a film night (Citizen Jane: Battle for the City); a Parlour forum at The Cairns Institute, JCU; and Cairns Open House on the Sunday. This will be a rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and the history of buildings in Cairns. For more information and ticketing...

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