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The Architecture Symposium, Sydney

Architecture Media

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST)

The Architecture Symposium, Sydney

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Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
Ended A$450.00 A$0.00
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This critical day-long forum, which celebrates Australia’s world-class architects, is curated by Wendy Lewin and Angelo Candalepas and features New York-based writer, critic and former Pritzker Prize juror Karen Stein. The event focuses on outstanding examples of contemporary Australian architecture, with a series of talks by twenty-one leading practitioners from around the country exploring recently completed and upcoming projects.

Angelo Candalepas, founding director, Candalepas Associates
Wendy Lewin, director, Wendy Lewin Architect

Karen Stein, executive director, George Nelson Foundation


  • Thomas Bailey, Room 11 (Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park, Tas, completed 2013)
  • Melissa Bright, Make Architecture (St Mary's Coptic Church Kensington, Vic, unbuilt)
  • Andrew Burns, Andrew Burns Architecture (Cranbrook School Wolgan Valley Campus, NSW, stage one completed 2017)
  • John Choi, CHROFI (Ian Potter National Conservatory, Australian National Botanic Gardens, ACT, completion due 2020)
  • Andrew Cortese, Grimshaw, (210–220 George Street, NSW, unbuilt)
  • Neil Durbach, Durbach Block Jaggers (Phoenix Project, NSW, under construction)
  • James Grose, BVN (Australian Embassy Complex, Bangkok, completed 2017)
  • Richard Francis Jones, FJMT (Frank Bartlett Library and Moe Service Centre, Vic, completed 2016)
  • Richard Johnson, Johnson Pilton Walker (Anzac Memorial Centenary Project, designed in collaboration Government Architect NSW, NSW, completion due 2018)
  • Virginia Kerridge, Virginia Kerridge Architect (M3565 Main Beach Apartments, Qld, completed 2017)
  • Ed Lippmann, Lippmann Partnership (Emanuel Synagogue, NSW, completed 2018)
  • Ian McDougall, ARM Architecture (Sydney Opera House Concert Hall Upgrade, NSW, completion due 2020)
  • Rachel Neeson, Neeson Murcutt Architects (Juanita Nielsen Community Centre, designed in association with the City of Sydney, NSW, completed 2016)
  • Jennie Officer, Officer Woods Architects (East Pilbara Arts Centre, WA, completed 2016)
  • Gerard Reinmuth, Terroir (Penguin Parade Visitor Centre, Vic, under construction)
  • Ingrid Richards, Richards and Spence (The Calile Hotel Fortitude Valley, Qld, completion due 2018)
  • William Smart, Smart Design Studio (Rail Operation Centre, NSW, competition due 2018)
  • Alec Tzannes, Tzannes (Dangrove, NSW, completed 2018)
  • Stuart Vokes, Vokes and Peters (Subiaco House, Perth, WA, completed 2018)
  • John Wardle, John Wardle Architects (Ian Potter Southbank Centre, University of Melbourne, Vic, completion due 2018)


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Australian Institute of Architects – 6 Formal points.


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

Art Gallery of New South Wales
The Domain
Art Gallery Road
Sydney, NSW 2000

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST)

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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 the websites,, and

Under the Design Speaks brand, we present these seminar programs and forums: The Architecture Symposiums, 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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