In under one week the biggest event on the Auckland architectural calendar kicks off. From Saturday 24 September to Saturday 1 October, Architecture Week Auckland will bring together a variety of activities in a number of locations, including exhibitions, a sculpture park visit, the launch of the Women in Architecture project and a talk by international guest speaker Sean Godsell. The Melbourne-born architect has received numerous local and international awards, including the Victorian Premier’s Design Award in and the RAIA Robin Boyd Award in 2006. In 2007 he received the Capochin residential architecture award in Italy and a Chicago Athenaeum award in the USA, all for his St Andrew’s Beach House project.
Local architectural firms Fearon Hay and Peddle Thorp Architects will also deliver a joint presentation on their co-win of Waterfront Auckland’s design competition for a 300-room hotel in the Wynyard Quarter.
More information on Architecture Week Auckland can be found here or check out the schedule below.
Saturday 24 September
1pm: Talk by John Walsh: Approaching architecture through photography
Gus Fisher Gallery, Shortland St (which is showing the work of Auckland architectural photographer Frank Hoffman)
Monday 26th September:
6pm: Sail Loft Halsey Street
Drinks and Canapes to open Architecture Week
Waterfront Hotel Exhibition and Presentation
Launch of Women in Architecture
Tuesday 27th September
6pm: Future Proof Lecture by Min Hall
Design Lecture Theatre, NICAI Conference Centre, 22 Symonds St, 6pm -7pm
Wednesday 28th September:
6pm: Freemans Bay Behaviorology: The Kaijima Studio Exhibition Opening
Thursday 29th September:
6pm: International Guest Speaker Sean Godsell
Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls Grammar School
Friday 30th September
12.30pm: Gibbs Sculpture Walk Fundraiser
6pm: Architecture Week Function hosted by Structurflex at the ETFE Canapy at the Fishmarket, Wynyard Quarter
Saturday 1st October:
1pm: Gus Fisher Gallery: 'Myths and Maths behind a Low Carbon Auckland'
5.30pm: AMPED in the Park, Myers Park