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.
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.
This exhibition is the gathering of a series of projects made at a small scale by local architecture practices. Each project is residential in nature. Singularly they are aspirational, oddities. Collectively, they herald the possible renewal of housing in this city.
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.
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.
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 Genevieve Murray, Future Method Studio. A preview trailer of #WeLiveHere2017, and Habitat or Home by Stacey Miers.
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.
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.
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?
Join CEO Nathan Moran, Metropolitan LALC and panellists Tanya Koeneman, Department of Planning and Environment, Jenny Rudolph, NSW PIA (Elton Consulting), Louise Kerr, City of Sydney and Dr Adrienne Keane, the University of Sydney.
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.
Why is it so hard to give up car based travel? Dr Jennifer Kent, the University of Sydney, and Giovanni Cirillo, Director Planning Lab will be addressing Sydney’s love of the private car.
How do we navigate the post-truth landscape? Join Dr Elizabeth Farrelly (UNSW) 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).