The NGV’s Melbourne Design Week is back for its third year in 2019, taking place from March 14 to 24 throughout Melbourne and Geelong. This year, Melbourne Design Week is focusing on the ways design will influence our future, from architecture and transport to environmental science, with more than 200 exhibitions, film screenings, talks, workshops and events. It includes the three-day Art Book Fair, happening over the course of the 11-day program.
Architectural publishing collective Post Post, along with architects Guillermo Fernandez-Abascal and Urtzi Grau, are hosting We Were Told Sydney Architecture was Better Than Melbourne’s on March 16, a panel discussion that takes the age-old Melbourne-Sydney rivalry into the realm of architectural design.
Joining Fernandez-Abascal and Grau are a architectural luminaries from both cities. Out to bat for Melbourne are Carey Lyon of Lyons Architecture, Folk Architects’ Christie Petsinis, MvS Architects’ Jan van Schaik and Suzannah Waldron of Searle x Waldron. Representing Sydney are Angelo Candalepas of Candalepas Associates and Gerard Reinmuth of Danish-Australian firm Terroir.
Starts at 1pm.
We Were Told Sydney Architecture was Better Than Melbourne’s is on Saturday March at 16 at 1PM. Bookings required. More details here.
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