Landscape Australia Conference fringe program

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Landscape Australia Conference fringe program

 

Delegates of the Landscape Australia Conference are invited to take part in the conference’s exciting fringe program. From exhibitions and installations to guided walks and office tours, the program offers something for visitors and locals alike.

Please note that the fringe program is only available to delegates. Purchase conference tickets here

Friday 5 May

Architecture, planning and landscape Super Session:
Shaping Cities: Towards 50 Million
Time: 1:30 – 3.00 pm
Facilitated by Tina Perinotto as part of the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Conference and the Planning Institute of Australia’s National Congress.
Location: Sydney International Convention Centre
Cost: FREE for Landscape Australia Conference delegates 
RSVP here

Our Lands exhibition
Time: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm (refer to gallery website for detailed information)
Sentient lands considers the figures who have shaped and given form to Australia, remaining as an animating presence within country today. Our lands takes a stronger stand and includes works that question, contest and provoke discussion about rights to land in Australia. Our lands is presented as a counterpoint to Sentient lands, also on display in the Yiribana Gallery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
Location: Art Gallery NSW
Cost: FREE
More info

Botanica Opening Night
Time: 6.00 pm
Enjoy a lovely night out in the Royal Botanic Gardens, and take the opportunity to view and purchase original artworks from this year’s impressive exhibition before it opens to the public. The exhibition will be officially opened by Dr Brett Summerell, Director of Science and Conservation at The Royal Botanic Garden. Delicious canapés and drinks will be served. Botanica is part of Garden Art Month at RBG Sydney – check out the full program here.
Location: Lion Gate Lodge
Cost: $55.00
Book now

Saturday 6 May

Foreshore Walk
Time: 7.30 – 9.00 am
A pre-conference walk from Sydney’s MCA to the International Convention Centre. The walk will take conference delegates along the iconic Sydney foreshore around Circular Quay and the Rocks, under the Harbour Bridge, past Walsh Bay, around the new Barangaroo headland park and then down through Barangaroo and King St. The walk will include a quick breakfast stop at Barangaroo (breakfast at own cost).
Location: Meet at the entry to MCA (Circular Quay side)
Cost: FREE for Landscape Australia Conference delegates
Book here using the code ‘landscape’ as your Conference Registration Number

Sunday 7 May

Bondi2Bronte Walk
Time: 9.00 am – 12.00 pm
The quintessential Sydney experience: walk from Bondi Beach to Bronte, with architecture spotting along the way.
Location: Meet outside the North Bondi Surf Club at 8.45am for a 9am start
Cost: FREE for Landscape Australia Conference delegates
Book here using the code ‘landscape’ as your Conference Registration Number

Archi-Tour: Regeneration and Transformation
Time: 9.30 am – 12.00 pm
This tour is a celebration of the art of governance, an examination of the art of development and an exploration of the gritty, rapidly changing suburbs of Ultimo, Chippendale, and Surry Hills, and includes headline projects by Jean Nouvel, Norman Foster, Durbach Block Jaggers, Frank Gehry and William Smart as well as a number of transformative projects by local practices Neeson Murcutt, CHROFI, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, JMD, Aspect Studios and Silvester Fuller. Led by architect Eoghan Lewis, founder of the Sydney Architecture Walks and architectural practice Eoghan Lewis Architects. 
Location: Sydney CBD, with starting location to be confirmed
Cost: $45
Book here using the code ‘landscape’ as your Conference Registration Number

Shigeru Ban Architects: The inventive work of Shigeru Ban
Dr Gene Sherman and the SCAF Team invite you to an exclusive viewing of The inventive work of Shigeru Ban, the Japanese Pritzker-prize winning architect’s first Australian project.
Time: 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Location: Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16-20 Goodhope Street, Paddington
Cost: FREE
More info
RSVP here

Office Tour: Manly
Time: 11.30 am – 1.00 pm
Some of Sydney’s most widely awarded practices are located beachside. Catch the ferry across the Harbour to Manly to visit two – CHROFI and McGregor Coxall. Partner your visit with brunch/lunch in the bustling Manly Corso.  
Location: Offices of CHROFI and McGregor Coxall, Manly
Cost: FREE for Landscape Australia Conference delegates
Book here using the code ‘landscape’ as your Conference Registration Number

The Landscape Australia Conference Fringe Program has been created through a collaboration with Praxis, the co-located National Architecture Conference.


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Andy Hamilton (UK/NZ)

Andy Hamilton (UK/NZ)

Andy Hamilton leads Andy Hamilton Studio – a New Zealand-based practice working in both rural and urban contexts.
Ralph Johns (NZ)

Ralph Johns (NZ)

Ralph Johns is CEO of Isthmus – a multidisciplinary studio interested in the advancement of land, people and culture.
Frances Wyld (AUS)

Frances Wyld (AUS)

Frances Wyld is a Martu woman, a Doctor of Communication and senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide’s Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education.
Katrina Simon (AUS)

Katrina Simon (AUS)

Katrina Simon is a designer and visual artist with a background in architecture, landscape architecture and fine art.
Claire Martin (AUS)

Claire Martin (AUS)

Claire Martin is a landscape architect and associate director of Melbourne studio Oculus.