2002 Speaker Series
O. Fairfax Theatre
National Gallery of Australia
All talks start 6pm
Donovan Hill Architects
Six Degrees Pty Ltd
Shelley Penn Architect
Troppo Architects Pty Ltd, Darwin
National Gallery of Australia and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects
present the Contemporary Australian Architects 2002 Speaker Series.
The series is sponsored by Boral.
Four of Australia's
most innovative architects discuss the themes, issues and influences in
their work, and provide an insight into their working process and design
philosophy. The series highlights each architect's response to the Australian
landscape, urban development and the changing needs and lifestyles of
is a Principal of Donovan Hill Architects, a Brisbane-based practice that
undertakes a wide range of commissions. Single house commissions have
provided opportunities for experimentation, development and refinement.
Donovan Hill was awarded the RAIA 2001 Robin Boyd Award for residential
is a Principal at Six Degrees, a Melbourne-based Architectural practice
comprising of six principal architects (all with degrees one would imagine!).
Six Degrees pursues an essentially modernist approach to composition.
The practice enjoys a range of projects and actively seeks to maintain
is a Sydney-based architect working on mainly residential projects. In
2000 Penn undertook a twelve-month appointment as Design Director, NSW
Government Architect's Office. Penn's work has been widely published and
exhibited. Her work strives to create emotionally resonant spaces.
is a director of Troppo Architects NT a Darwin-based architectural practice.
Troppo seeks to design an environmentally responsive regional architecture.
Troppo has received numerous RAIA NT Chapter awards and has worked in
association with Glenn Murcutt on the Bowali Information & Visitor's
Centre in Kakadu National Park.
Series ticket $60;
NGA/ RAIA Members/Concessions $50
Individual tickets $20; NGA/ RAIA Members/Concessions $15
Pre-purchased tickets ngashop.com.au
or +61 2 6240 6504.
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