Ian McDougall – ARM: AAA Short Black Talk: The Melbourne SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE - ARM1702
Understand ARM’s commitment to long term public engagements
Gain insight into the design processes and related outcomes within the ARM practice
Appreciate the complexities of working with historic and sacred buildings and sites
Appreciate the idea of the architectural narrative and how it is important in the context of the Shrine
Understand the complexity of adapting buildings to ‘re-use’, both with the architecture and the materials
Be inspired by the desire to achieve the best possible outcome, through rigorous design development and learning from precedents.
Peter Elliot: Episodic Urbanism: Practice and Projects - PE1706
Gain insight into the early and long lasting influences for Peters work
Gain insight into the management of a practice over the long term
Understand how good practice can lead to stability and genuine long term client relationships
Appreciate the influence of this practice on the long term sense of place within the Melbourne environment.
Appreciate Peter’s vision in the development of large scale urban architecture, especially ‘freeway architecture’.
Prof. Harry Margalit – UNSW: The Demise of Public Works Architecture - HM1708
Reflect on the Public Works architecture of the last 20th Century
Understand the development and use of Brutalist architecture in public works
Appreciate some chosen examples of brutalist architecture and map the outcomes to the ideals of the time
Understand the use of concrete as a building material and the techniques to use it’s strength and plasticity.
Appreciate the realm of public works building in that day, and the lineage of public architecture today.
Julian Lipscombe – Bennetts Assoc UK: AAA Special Talk: The Imperative of Place - JL170
Understand the work scope of Bennetts Associates in the UK and Europe
Appreciate the benefit of a long standing and well communicated design philosophy within the firm
Gain an insight into the ‘Imperative of Place’ as an overriding outcome which drives design
Learn from the experience of this firm in the practice of observation and the importance of human scale
Be able to compare some of the outcomes illustrated with similar opportunities in your own built environment.
Prof. Mat Santamouris – UNSW: PASSIVE and LOW ENERGY COOLING in BUILDINGS – MS1707
Understand the idea of ‘the thermal balance of buildings’.
Understand the ‘Framework of Passive Cooling’.
Appreciate the techniques and technologies to assist with Solar Protection & Control.
Appreciate the importance of Heat Protection of Opaque Elements of the buildings exterior
Understand the technologies for Ventilative, Evaporative and Ground Cooling of buildings.
Appreciate the impact of Radiative Cooling on buildings
Reflect on the technological development of efficiencies in the cooling of buildings.
Ron Powell: Barangaroo - The Worlds Newest Headland RP1704
Understand some of the political process in the design and development of the site at Barangaroo
Appreciate the enormity of the landscape works undertaken at Barangaroo
Appreciate the processes and practices of working with a natural material on a massive scale
Learn about some of the specific traits of natural Sydney Sandstone.
Colin Cass – ASAA: Working with Stone and Consumer Complaints CC1703
Understand the processes for dealing with customer complaints within the NCAT framework
Understand the role of Australian Consumer Law
Appreciate the benefit of expert representation & adjudication
Understand the ‘deemed to satisfy’ requirements under this law
Now where you can get assistance with this process and what to expect.