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Interested in architectural design? Join us as the Asia Pacific Design Library presents the 2014 UQ Architecture lecture series.
There are parallels between the various tasks of an architecture school and the role of the contemporary library. More than just being places where one finds existing, static information, they are places that generate new knowledge. UQ has an excellent reputation as both an education and research institution, creating opportunities to bring research into the design studio in order to generate new knowledge. The series builds on this relationship, bringing together leading designers and thinkers, award-winners and provocateurs who are each engaged in the generation of new knowledge and will give the audience something to think about.
One of the great delights in browsing a library is to stumble across other things you were not actually looking for, often coming away with something new. This year’s lecture series is entitled “720 +", after the Dewey system code for architecture. With this year’s lecture series we are hoping our speakers will be that other thing–something beyond what is already “in” the library, the “+”. We’ve invited speakers who are recognised as leading designers and thinkers, award-winners and provocateurs.
Date - Tuesdays, 25 Mar - 20 May (excl. 22 April for Easter break)
Time - 6:00pm for a 6:30pm talk (cash bar and cheese)
Venue - Auditorium 1, Level 2, State Library of Queensland
Tickets - Free, bookings required
Featuring internationally renowned speakers, the series provides an opportunity to be inspired and gain insight into the design processes and solutions of the contemporary architect.
Lecture dates and speakers for 2014 are:
25 March–Finn Pedersen and Martyn Hook, iredale pedersen hook
1 April–Penny Collins and Huw Turner, Collins and Turner Architects
8 April–Mathew Aitchison from University of Queensland and Chris Knapp from Bond University
15 April–Liam Young, Tomorrows Thoughts Today
Tune in to our Facebook page for speaker interviews and other news.
Click here to view past lectures from this annual series. If you’re unable to attend this lecture, you can watch a livestream of the discussion. Following the event, a HD video recording of the lecture will be published on Design Online along with reading notes and an event review.
Presented by The University of Queensland's School of Architecture and SLQ’s Asia Pacific Design Library.
If you are unable to attend this event please advise us via email email@example.com or phone 07 3842 9381 as soon as possible so we can offer your place to someone else.
Event image by Shantanu Starick.
The State Library has been enriching the lives of Queenslanders for over a century. We are the primary custodian of Queensland’s documentary heritage. We are also a significant partner with local government to provide library services for over 340 public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres.
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