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Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison gives the welcome to country at Deerubbin 2016, in front of the Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre by Allen Jack and Cottier.

Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison gives the welcome to country at Deerubbin 2016, in front of the Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre by Allen Jack and Cottier. Image: courtesy of Architecture Foundation Australia

The Architecture Foundation Australia’s Deerubbin weekend conference is a two-day event on Milson Island in the Hawkesbury River, NSW, where participants stay together and get a chance to meet each other and guest speakers.

Themed “denCITY and commUNITY,” the conference will examine how we live in cities, how we can create communities, and at precedents and possibilities for better urban housing.

Read Alice Hampson and Michael Lavery’s review of the 2016 conference here.

Tickets include accomodation, meals, and ferry transfers to and from the island. To book, go here.

Speakers for the 2018 event include:

Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison – Yuin elder

Peter Clegg – Feilden Clegg Bradley Studio (Bath, England)

Hans Narve Skotte – NTNU, (Trondheim, Norway)

Roderick Simpson – Simpson and Wilson

Kerry Clare – Clare Design

James Legge – Six Degrees Architects

Adam Haddow – SJB Architects

Olivia Hyde – associate NSW government architect NSW and director of design excellence 

Katelin Butler – editor, Houses magazine

Bobbie Bailey and Owen Kelly – architecture students and cyclists

For more information, visit the Ozetecture website.


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