September 23rd, 2013
Episode 295 of 346 episodes
PHILIP JOHNSON REVISTED andFISHERMAN'S BEND DRAFT VISION Tonight we are talking about the latest developments forFisherman's Bend along with an interview with very special guest, Philip Johnson. Glass House, New Caanan by Phillip Johnson, 1949 Johnson's Favourite Buildings: The Unité d'Habitation by Le Corbusier,1952 Taliesin West by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1937- 860 Lake Shore Drive by Mies van der Rohe, 1951 NEWS and EVENTS Dan Hill public lecture,Drawing from experience across design, media, urbanism and technology - with leadership experience at the BBC and Monocle (both London) Arup (Sydney), Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund (Helsinki) and now as CEO of the legendary comunications research centre, Fabrica (Treviso, Italy) - this talk will unpack some challenging new trajectories for design, both in terms of the goal of design, and the way it is done.Wednesday, 25 September, 6:00 to 8:00pm, RMIT Design Hub,Level 3 Lecture Theatre,Cnr Swanston & Victoria Street,Carlton,free but bookings are essential -http://rmitdesignfutures.eventbrite.com.au/ Tokyo wins 2020 Summer Olympicsand is proposing recycling some of its 1964 venues such as the National Olympic Stadium being remodelled by Zaha Hadid. A compact Olympic Village will be built on Tokyo Harbor and, when the Games wrap up, it will be converted into housing. This plan has its roots in the 1960s, at least conceptually: In 1960, a young architect named Kenzo Tange proposed the construction of a massive housing development across Tokyo Bay. Arena Calcetto Sydney, which we've managed to find a spot for during Art & About 2013! The venue is the Paddington Reservoir Gardens on Oxford Street, where we'll display all six timber towers with bespokefussballtables. Direct from the Biennale (and after a few repairs...) we're very happy to be able to present this work in Sydney. Please join us to celebrate!When: 22nd September, 3pm at Paddington Reservoir Gardens, and 4-6pm at the Imperial Hotel, Oxford Street RSVP essential via [email protected] by 12th September Six design teams from Australia, Europe and South America have been shortlisted from more than 120 entries for the oldRoyal Adelaide Hospital design competitionthat was organised by the SA government. A public exhibition of the shortlisted designs along with all the entries to the competition is being held at the State Archives Building at Leigh Street in the city until September 27. JOÃO NUNES: TIME AND LANDSCAPE Tuesday 8 October, 7pm Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia CentreAs part of the 2013 Dean's Lecture Series presented by Professor Tom Kvan, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, Portuguese Landscape Architect, João Nunes will give a free public lecture entitled, Time and Landscape.