Melbourne celebrates World Architecture Day

The Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects is celebrating World Architecture Day on Monday 7 October 2013 with a string of events on the day. The Chapter will host a breakfast at RMIT Design Hub with architects Corbett Lyon, Sean Godsell and Kerstin Thompson talking on the theme of Culture-Architecture.

The October lecture in the free monthly PROCESS series of the Victorian Young Architects and Graduates Network with speakers Anna Tweedale (Studio Apparatus), Chris and Ben Gilbert (architects and sculptors) and Zac Koukoravas (artist) will be held on 7 October. This will be followed on Tuesday 8 October by a lunchtime seminar showcasing innovation in current practice – from collaborative practice to biomimicry, and the new digital and media environment. Speakers include Dylan Brady (Studio505), Stuart Harrison (Harrison & White) and Jane Toner (sbe Sustainable Built Environments).

Other Institute chapters celebrating World Architecture Day with organized activities are Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia.

New South Wales will enjoy the Labor Day Public Holiday.

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