The Australian Architecture Association and Object: Australian Design Centre present Women: Take On Design, a talk series presenting the perspectives of women working within the design and arts industries.
Object: St. Margarets, 417 Bourke St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
6.30pm-7.30pm (Doors open at 6pm / Event finishes 8.30pm)
Book for all four talks and save 30% on the ticket price.
Archrival – Wednesday 18 July, 2012
Archrival is a unique collaborative design organisation founded in 2011 by architects Claire McCaughan and Lucy Humphrey. The organisation seeks to unite designers by creating unsolicited architectural works and iniating collaboration between the creative and business communities. Their talk will focus on their approach to collaborative design projects and their installation commissioned for the Venice Architectural Biennale 2012. Book here
Caroline Pidcock – Wednesday 25 July, 2012
Caroline Pidcock is an award winning architect who runs her own practice focused on sustainable design. Over hercareer she has served as President for a wide variety of design organisations, including the NSW Architects Registration Board, the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council. Her talk will focus on the philosophy of ‘Living Buildings’ and it’s application to design. Book here
Heather Whitely-Robertson – Wednesday 1 August, 2012
Heather Whitely-Robertson has a background in architecture and is the current Head of Creative Learning at the newly extended MCA. Her talk will explore the implications of design in creating learning environments within cultural institutions. Book here
Annalisa Capurro – Wednesday 8 August, 2012
Annalisa Capurro is an interior designer, design educator and writer. She has presented at international conferences on mid-twentieth century modernist design. Her talk will be based upon her experiences in the championing and conservation of mid-twentieth century houses. Book here