AOS: RANDWICK Landscape and architecture

By Australian Institute Of Architects
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Sept. 11, 2014

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Venue: Malabar Room, Randwick Town Hall, corner or Avoca and Frances St, Randwick.

Architecture on Show

Speakers: Jane Irwin from Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture and Philip Thalis from Hill Thalis Curators: Andrew Nimmo and Annabel Lahz  

How landscape architecture and architecture interact and are interdependent.

Jane Irwin from Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture and Philip Thalis from Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects have collaborated for over 20 years on a spectrum of projects, encompassing major city projects, public places and promenades, playgrounds and a range of residential projects. They will talk in depth about two recent projects; Mountainside House and the Lemur Forest Adventure at Taronga Zoo.

Philip Thalis is principal of Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects, founded in 1992. The practice is recognised for its design skills and independent standpoint, winning over 40 awards, commendations and competitions for architectural, urban, public domain and heritage projects across a range of project types and scales. Philip actively promotes the culture of architecture and city making, combining directing the practice with teaching, research, conference papers and public lectures, architectural criticism and expert opinion. The recent book, Public Sydney; Drawing the City, with Peter John Cantrill, brings together many strands of his work, interests and enquiry. Philip has had a long professional involvement with Randwick, and grew up in the area.  

Jane Irwin is a landscape architect with a particular interest and expertise in the field of public domain planning and design. She has a passion for ensuring good public and private domain outcomes through a design philosophy that respects and fosters diversity and interest, reflecting both the site and its context. Her design practice - Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture (JILA) has a been involved in a range of Sydney based urban projects, including input to large scale urban design studies; planning, design and documentation of the public domain.

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Eleni Ragogo
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