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[Melb] Festival of Ideas: Climate / Culture Change 15-20/6

edited June 2009 in events
http://ideas.unimelb.edu.au/
A small selection follows - go to the website to see more or to book (free):
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tuesday 16 june

Climate Change and Australia: Trauma or Transformation?
7.00pm

Carrillo Gantner Theatre, basement Sidney Myer Asia Centre


SOLD OUT
Keynote: The Responsive City: Urban Change in a Time of Climate Change
Speaker:

Professor Tom Kvan, Dean of Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne
Chair:

John Denton, Architect, Denton Corker Marshall
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Urban and Suburban Responses to Climate Change
wednesday 17 june
10.00am -12.00noon

Carrillo Gantner Theatre, basement Sidney Myer Asia Centre

The Architect and the Art of Architecture: Victims or Heroes of Climate Change?

Can architecture re-tool itself as a discipline and shape the clean, green, responsible environment?
Do the imperatives of climate change spell the end of of an architecture individuality and expression?

Speakers:

Professor Rob Adams, Director Design and Urban Environment, City of Melbourne

Dr Gregory Burgess, Principal of Gregory Burgess Architects

Mr Ian McDougal, Principal, Ashton Raggatt McDougall

Professor Tom Kvan, University of Melbourne
Chair:

Ms Shelley Penn, Associate Victorian Government Architect
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1.30pm – 3.00pm

Carrillo Gantner Theatre, basement Sidney Myer Asia Centre

The Suburb Redeemed and the End of the Quarter Acre Dream

How do we create in the suburbs centres of interest, excellence and exchange?
How do we make them productive?
How do we give them a touch of 'urbanity'?

Speakers:

Associate Professor, Andrew May, School of Historical Studies, University of Melbourne

Dr Peter Christoff, Vice President of the Australian Conservation Foundation and coordinator environmental Studies, Melbourne School of Land and Environment at the University of Melbourne

Professor Philip Goad, Director of the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne
Chair:

Professor Lee Godden, Director of the Centre for Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, University of Melbourne
tags: [Melbourne] [Australia]
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