Peter Lonergan - BRUCE RICKARD - A Life in Architecture: PL1901
Understand the life and work of Bruce Rickard
Appreciate the meticulous processes that Bruce used throughout his 60 years of architectural practice
Gain insight into how analysis of one architect can influence the work of your own practice
Appreciate how Bruce's architecture integrated with the unique landscape in and around Sydney
Experience the work of some exceptional photographers who were engaged by Bruce to record his work
Jennifer McMaster - TRIAS - Shaping a Practice: JM1906
Understand the key values that support the TRIAS architectural practice
Gain insight to the key lessons that Jennifer and her colleagues have learned in the early stages of forming their practice
Appreciate how the practice has leveraged its strengths to develop success in the competition arena
Enjoy the opportunity to review their first project, which has won these architects awards in 2018
Reflect on the 'holistic' approach this practice has towards it's involvement in the community
Jocelyn Holley - NATSPEC SPECIFICATIONS: 2019 Overview and Production: NS1902
To understand the role of the specification as one of the contract documents.
To appreciate the extent to which a specification communicates design intent and to understand its other roles.
To appreciate the responsibility taken on board, by the professional, in writing a specification, which will impact all parts of a construction project and the associated personnel and their organisations.
To gain an increased understanding of what can go wrong in the writing of a specification, such as the implications of omissions from or duplication in the specification document.
To increase awareness of what material is available in assisting the specifier to prepare specifications, from NATSPEC.