The Festival of Urbanism iv and City Road Podcast Launch
Jul
31
6:00 pm18:00

The Festival of Urbanism iv and City Road Podcast Launch

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel)

How do we navigate the post-truth landscape? Join SMH columnist Elizabeth Farrelly and Professor Peter Phibbs, the University of Sydney as they fact check current urban planning debates and launch The Festival of Urbanism iv. Official launch address from Richard Miles University of Sydney, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education - Enterprise and Engagement).

The Henry Halloran Trust (HHT) Incubator Night
Aug
2
5:00 pm17:00

The Henry Halloran Trust (HHT) Incubator Night

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel)

Fixing housing in Indigenous communities : Associate Professor Tess Lea, the University of Sydney.

Organising the 21st Century City: global trends in urban alliances as citizen engagement: Associate Professor Kurt Iveson, the University of Sydney.

 

Emergent cities
Aug
3
6:30 pm18:30

Emergent cities

  • Wilkinson Building, Lecture Theatre 250

City Size and Inequality: Dr Somwrita Sarkar, the University of Sydney.

Barangaroo: Machiavellian megaproject or erosion of intent? Join Mike Harris, the University of Sydney.

Smart Cities: Dr Tooran Alizadeh, the University of Sydney.

Walking Tour: The Track
Aug
5
10:30 am10:30

Walking Tour: The Track

  • Meeting place made available with purchase

A pedestrian artery for twenty thousand years; the ancient walking track from Circular Quay to the fresh water spring known as the Tank Stream is now Sydney's meandering George Street spine. Charles Darwin's 1836 narrative along the same path will inflect our journey as we examine the city and reflect on Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore's transformative urban strategies.

Site Visit: North Parramatta Heritage Precinct
Aug
5
10:30 am10:30

Site Visit: North Parramatta Heritage Precinct

  • Meeting place made available with registration

Join local advocate Suzette Meade and historian Dr Terry Smith as they weave you through notable government architecture by Walter Liberty Vernon, Francis Greenway and James Barnet and invite you to consider, are we getting the planning right?

Wild food Walk
Aug
6
10:00 am10:00

Wild food Walk

  • Meeting place made available with purchase

A nearby park or grassy verge may be an unexpected place for urban food production. Join prominent forager and cultural worker Diego Bonetto for a walk along the Cooks River. Learn how suitable plant species selection in streets, parks and urban redevelopments can influence the health, biodiversity and sustainability of our communities. 

Film Screening: Waterloo (1981) directed by Tom Zubrycki 
Aug
7
6:00 pm18:00

Film Screening: Waterloo (1981) directed by Tom Zubrycki 

  • Event Cinema

Join us for the film and a post-film discussion moderated by Dr Dallas Rogers University of Sydney with director Tom Zubrycki, Karyn Brown, Waterloo Public Housing Action Group (WPHAG) and Architect Genevieve Murray, Future Method Studio. A preview trailer of #WeLiveHere2017, and Habitat or Home by Stacey Miers.

 

 Pop Up Justice Reflecting on Relationships in the Temporary City
Aug
8
6:00 pm18:00

Pop Up Justice Reflecting on Relationships in the Temporary City

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel)

Join Associate Professor Lee Stickells, University of Sydney, Amelia Thorpe UNSW and Timothy Moore, Sibling Architecture. Copresented with Sydney Ideas and in conversation with Professor Ann Forsyth the Director ofthe Urban Planning Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Aug
9
6:00 pm18:00

Western Sydney University - Heritage in North Parramatta

  • Female Orphan School

An event presented by Western Sydney University, five speakers Associate Professor Awais Piracha and Associate Professor Emma Watson Western Sydney University, James Adcock, UrbanGrowth NSW and Professor Hans Detlef Kammeier  and a local community member will frame the historical significance of the North Parramatta heritage precinct.

Study with us
Aug
10
5:00 pm17:00

Study with us

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel)

Come and meet with our academic program directors and alumni to find out more about the programs available at the University of Sydney in Urban and Regional Planning, Heritage Conservation, Urban Design or the Masters of Urbanism.

Insights from the Urban Housing Lab: Researchers and Practitioners in Conversation
Aug
10
6:00 pm18:00

Insights from the Urban Housing Lab: Researchers and Practitioners in Conversation

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel)

Official welcome by the Minister for Planning Hon. MP Anthony Roberts. In this session, Professor Nicole Gurran, the University of Sydney, draws on recent Lab projects. Followed by a discussion with Dr Deborah Dearing, Greater Sydney Commission, Gavin Tonnet, Stockland and Ned Cutcher, Tenants’ Union of NSW.

Walking Tour: Waterloo Housing Estate
Aug
12
10:30 am10:30

Walking Tour: Waterloo Housing Estate

  • Meeting place made available with registration

The Waterloo estate has cultural, historical and architectural significance. Tenants and University researchers from the Waterloo Public Housing Action Group (WPHAG) will lead a tour of the estate. This is an important opportunity to hear from tenants as the decision on the future of their housing is imminent.