Events

City Building Seminar: Gold Coast

When: 12.30pm, Thursday 23 May 2019 Where: HOTA (Home of the Arts), 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise. A free, public event organised by the City of Gold Coast http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/documents/bf/city-building-seminars-flyer.pdf  

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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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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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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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The Least House Necessary goes to Brisbane

28th March 2017. Asia Pacific Design Library, State Library of Queensland. Stanley Place, South Brisbane. The Least House Necessary™ is a sustainable design workshop which challenges participants on low energy design and what they need to live comfortably in Queensland. It considers housing sustainability from an environmental, social and economic perspective, and urges participants to...

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