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Fast Forward explores vital role of architecture and urban planning

Published: Wednesday 27 July 2016

As Auckland grapples with an unprecedented housing crisis and aging infrastructure, urgent questions are being asked, both here and globally, about how to improve livability?
The upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series will bring together renowned practitioners in the fields of architecture, urban planning and urban design to explore these pressing issues and present solutions.
Hosted by the School of Architecture and Planning, at the University of Auckland, the series aims to foster discussion and debate.

Events include:

  • 27 July – Jos de Krieger, Rotterdam, Netherlands: Turning available flows and resources into urban ecosystem. 6.30pm, Conference Centre, Building 423, 22 Symonds Street.
  • 3 August – Jeremy Smith, Nelson, New Zealand: Is being finished finished? 6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.
  • 10 August – Kathy Waghorn, Auckland, New Zealand: On Future Islands. 6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.
  • 17 August – Christina van Bohemen and Teena Hale Pennington, Auckland, New Zealand: The profession today. 6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.
  • 7 September – Auckland Mayoral Debate: Mayoral candidates discuss the future of Auckland. 6.30pm, Fisher & Paykel Auditorium, Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road.
  • 14 September – Phooey Architects: details to be announced.
  • 21 September – Roger Walker, Wellington, New Zealand: Affordable architecture. 6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.
  • 28 September – Eduardo Langagne, Mexico: Mexico today – Architectural expressions of a millennial country.6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.
  • 5 October – Nicholas Stevens & Gary Lawson, Auckland, New Zealand: The Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Iona College, Hawke’s Bay. 6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.
  • 12 October – Penny Pirrit, Auckland, New Zealand: The Auckland Unitary Plan Experience. 6.30pm, Eng. 439, Building 401, 20 Symonds Street.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information on each event please visit www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/fastforward

Last modified: July 27, 2016

 


 

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