Architecture aficionados will be pleased to hear that top French architects and scientists are currently on tour around New Zealand to share their experiences of sustainable construction through a series of seminars.
From October 23 to November 15, the exhibition Architecture=sustainable will be visiting the cities of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Palmerston North, offering insight into 30 top projects from Paris.
Accompanying it is French architect Edouard François, whose architecture and urban planning career began in 1986, and whose career spans projects such as The Building That Grows and Flower Tower, some of which have been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum and the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Auckland: October 23 - October 30, The University of Auckland School of Architecture and Engineering
Wellington: October 23 - November 3, Victoria University School of Architecture
Christchurch: October 23 - November 6, Polytechnic Institute of Technology
Palmerston North: November 2 - November 15, Palmerston North City Library
See ambafrance-nz.org/Exhibition-Architecture for more.