Defining the architecture of the Asian Century: 2018 Architecture Symposium speakers announced

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Satoumi Station by Onishimaki and Hyakidayuki Architects.

Satoumi Station by Onishimaki and Hyakidayuki Architects. Image: Onishimaki and Hyakidayuki Architect

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MU:M Office by South Korean practice Wise Architecture.

MU:M Office by South Korean practice Wise Architecture. Image: Kyung Roh

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SalaAreeya yoga court by Chat Architects. Image: Karn Chuensriswang

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The Calyx by PTW.

The Calyx by PTW. Image: PTW

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WeWork Weihai Lu by Linehouse Design. Image: Linehouse Design

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Gehua Youth and Cultural Centre.

Gehua Youth and Cultural Centre. Image: Xia Zhi

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Waterloo Street by DKO Architecture. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Mackelvie Street Retail by RTA Studio.

Mackelvie Street Retail by RTA Studio. Image: Patrick Reynolds

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Twelve diverse built environment practitioners drawn from across the Asia Pacific region will appear at The Architecture Symposium on Friday 16 March 2018 at the State Library of Queensland.

Formerly known as the ArchitectureAP Symposium, the one-day event will bring together the some of the region’s most successful and prolific architects, designers and their clients and collaborators to explore the challenges, philosophies, conflicts and projects that are driving the rapid transformation of architectural practice in the Asian Century.

Australian architects attending the event earn 5 formal CPD points.

The 2018 symposium speakers are:

The keynote speakers reflect the diversity of the cultures, cities and peoples of the Asia Pacific region. Their talks will illustrate the way architects from across the region are negotiating the role that architecture will play in a rapidly changing world.

The Architecture Symposium is part of the two-week Asia Pacific Architecture Forum, which will take place in Brisbane in March 2018. The forum features exhibitions, installations, workshops and lectures. A review of last year’s forum, including of the symposium, can be found here.

The 2018 Architecture Symposium is supported by principal partner PGH Bricks and Pavers; major partner Planned Cover; supporting partner Allegion; venue partner the State Library of Queensland and accommodation partner The New Inchcolm Hotel and Suites. It is presented by Architecture Media as part of the Design Speaks event series, and is part of the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum.


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