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The Architects - Show 388 - Donald Bates

October 7th, 2013

Episode 297 of 346 episodes

Tonight Donald Bates will be joining us,director of LAB Architecture Studio (http://www.labarchitecture.com/) and chair of Architectural Design at the University of Melbourne (http://www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/news/labs-donald-l-bates-joins-abp). LAB Architecture Studio's Wujin Council building. LAB Architecture Studio's Xitaihu Flower Expo Info Center. LAB Architecture Studio's nearly complete Eden Gardens project within the extensive Solidere redevelopment of Beirut, Lebanon. New and Events RapperKanye Westhas revealed he is frustrated he's not taken seriously as a "real designer" and that he plans to move into architecture.http://www.dezeen.com/2013/09/24/im-working-with-five-architects-at-a-time-kanye-west/ Peter Wilson Gold Medal Lecture (AS Hook Address) –Partner of Munster-based practice Bolles and Wilson, with Julia Bolles. October 16, book now.http://2013goldmedalmedalistaia.eventbrite.com.au/ Design Education Conferenceis next week here in Melbourne - Ulf hackauf from MVRDV's think tank the why factory will be giving a free lecture on Thursday night at Monash. Tom wiscombe from LA will be giving a free lecture at melb uni on Friday night, but you have to register. Practitioners and students get a discount rate to the conference.http://www.artdes.monash.edu.au/aasa2013/ This monthProcessfalls on World Architecture Day and the flavour of the day isArt and Architecture.The evening of the 7th will examine some of the ways in which architecture is imagined and interpreted through the lens of the artist, the architect as artist, and the architect in collaboration with speakers Anna Tweedale (Studio Apparatus), Chris and Ben Gilbert (Architecture/Sculpture), Zac Koukoravas (artist) on Monday 7th October 6.30pm @ Loop Bar,http://www.vyag.org/PROCESS/ There will be a public book launch ofDesign Research in Landscape Architecture(edited by RMIT’s Marieluise Jonas & Rosalea Monacellaoccurring on 03 October 2013 @ 6.00pm Design Hub Level 3, all welcome. Architects for Peace- A post-election panel discussion, Thursday 3 October, 2013 at 7.00pm. Elisabeth Murdoch Building, Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank. 3RRR radio presenter Jacinta Parsons (host of Detour) will lead the discussion. Pin-Up Project Space is hosting an opening for its upcoming exhibition,The Foto Material Series, now in its second year, a thought provoking series of photography exhibitions produced by Adair Lander. This year, a number of photographers including Shannon McGrath, Lucas Allen and Adrian Lander will be engaging with the theme of glass. All are welcome to the opening night on Thursday 14thNovember @ 6pm at Pin-Up, 15-25 Keel Street, Collingwood. The exhibition will run until the 30thNovember.