Robert Menzies Institute at the University of Melbourne
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Join Professor Philip Goad (Co-Director of The Australian Centre of Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) and Melbourne School of Design Chair of Architecture), Pamela McGirr, Jury Chair for the 2023 AIA Heritage Architecture awards, and Jurors Mark Raggatt (ARM) and Christine Phillips (RMIT) to discuss the awardees and shortlist this year.
The seminar will feature an inspiring dialogue between panellists who will discuss their winning or nominated projects including:
- Queen Victoria Markets Shed Restoration A-D, H-I
- Fitzroy Town Hall Ceiling Conservation
- University of Melbourne Student Precinct
- Warrnambool Library and Learning Centre
The panel will describe the process the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) takes in adjudicating these awards, and share their thoughts on current issues in heritage, conservation and renewal.
This will be followed by an open discussion and the opportunity for questions from audience members to panellists.
Please join us for the final Dean’s Lecture for 2023, Landscape Architects Chloe and Michael Humphreys from The Landscape Studio who will outline their unique approach to each project which is driven by careful observation and an in-depth understanding of a sense of place.
This directly informs both their design process and the implementation of their practice’s projects. Through the presentation of three projects, one in Kenya, one in Uganda, and one in Tanzania, they will share the stories of how they seek to embrace and celebrate a sense of place, trying to keep carefully in tune with the true identities of their project sites.
This is explored through the understanding of the wider landscape, cultural differences, and local plant and hardscape pallets.