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The Architecture Symposium, Hobart

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Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:15 AM - Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 6:45 PM (AEDT)

The Architecture Symposium, Hobart

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Symposium only – first ticket release
Includes lunch, closing drinks and canapes.
Mar 25, 2019 A$325.00 A$0.00
Symposium + tour package: Group 1
Group 1 tour: 9am–5.15pm, Sunday 31 March 2019. Includes brunch. Limited tickets available.
Mar 25, 2019 A$650.00 A$0.00
Symposium + tour package: Group 2   more info Mar 25, 2019 A$650.00 A$0.00
Student Symposium Ticket
Course name and place of study required when booking. Includes lunch, closing drinks and canapes.
Mar 25, 2019 A$100.00 A$0.00
* Prices include GST

Event Details

This is a unique opportunity to join a small group for a weekend of learning, inspiration and camaraderie in Tasmania. The architectural getaway includes a boutique symposium program in Hobart (Saturday 30 March) and a guided visit to John Wardle Architects’ Bruny Island farm and residences (Sunday 31 March). The symposium program in Hobart will explore architecture through art, making and the landscape, with presentations by architects from Edinburgh, Santiago, Hobart and Sydney.


Symposium speakers

Andrew Burns, director, Andrew Burns Architect (Sydney)
James Grimley, director, Reiach and Hall Architects (UK)
Peta Heffernan and Elvio Brianese, founding directors, Liminal Studio (Hobart)
Poppy Taylor and Mat Hinds, directors, Taylor and Hinds (Hobart)
Jad Silvester and Penny Fuller, directors, Silvester + Fuller (Sydney)
Cazu Zegers, director, Cazu Zegers (Chile)


Led by John Wardle, principal, John Wardle Architects (Melbourne)

Captain Kelly's Cottage (RIBA Award for International Excellence, 2018)
Shearer's Quarters (The Robin Boyd Award for Residential Architecture, 2012)
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Architects can earn 3 Formal CPD points for the first day, and 2 Informal CPD points for the second day.

See the full two-day program here.


NOTE: Due to site constraints and in deference to the local population, the tour is divided into two smaller groups. Group 2 is scheduled one and a half hours behind group 1. Group 1 includes brunch, group 2 includes lunch, both comprising a buffet menu featuring local seasonal foods. 


Image: Three Capes Lodges by Andrew Burns Architects. Photography by Brett Boardman.

Tickets are non-refundable. All details are correct at the time of publication, however changes in format, content and speaker line-up may become necessary, at the discretion of Architecture Media.

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When & Where

Auditorium, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
University of Tasmania Medical Sciences Precinct
17 Liverpool Street
Hobart, Tasmaina 7000

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:15 AM - Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 6:45 PM (AEDT)

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Architecture Media

Architecture Media is Australia’s leading publisher for the architecture and design community and an associate company of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Publications include Architecture Australia, Artichoke, Houses, Houses: Kitchens+Bathrooms, Landscape Architecture Australia and Architectural Product News, and websites –,, and

Under the Design Speaks brand, we present these seminar programs and day long forums – The Architecture Symposium, Artichoke Night School, AA Roundtable, Our Houses, Work Place/Work Life, Old School/New School, Health Care/Health Design and Housing Futures.

Through a collaboration with the State Library of Queensland, Architecture Media is a founding partner of the annual Asia Pacific Architecture Forum.
Architecture Media delivers awards programs including the Australian Interior Design Awards (in partnership with the Design Institute of Australia), the Houses Awards, the Eat Drink Design Awards and the Australian Urban Design Awards (convened by the Planning Institute of Australia).

We have a reputation for delivering high-calibre, industry-recognized events and programs that celebrate, promote and facilitate the achievements of architects and designers.
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