North by Northwest - Geoffrey London - Architecture through a government architect's lens & Mark Lee


Geoffrey London - Architecture through a government architect's lens

Discover Victorian architecture with Geoffrey London, Victorian Government Architect and Professor of Architecture at The University of Western Australia. For five years, Geoffrey was the inaugural Government Architect in Western Australia and throughout his career he has been Dean and Head of School at UWA, Chair of the Committee of Heads of Architecture Schools of Australasia, President of the Western Australian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects, and a Life Fellow of the Institute. Geoffrey is currently a member of the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts and has acted as a consultant on numerous architectural and urban design projects.

Mark Lee - Too young to reason, too old to dream

Since its founding in 1998 Johnston Mark Lee’s work has included residential, retail, commercial, hospitality, and institutional projects, and varied in scale from masterplans to contemporary buildings and temporary installations. Having produced notable designs for art galleries and temporary exhibitions, and frequently working as curators, their work has shown a particular focus on the arts, and often involves collaborations beyond those typical to architecture, involving contemporary artists, graphic designers, writers, and photographers. The firm’s key projects include the structurally innovative Hill House in Pacific Palisades, the conjoined boutiques of Mameg and Maison Martin Margiela in Beverly Hills, the nation’s first LEED-certified gas station BP Helios House in Los Angeles, and the sculpted concrete View House in Rosario, Argentina.

Presented by the State Library of Queensland and The University of Queensland

Speakers: Geoffrey London and Mark Lee
When: Tues 17 May 2011
Where: slq Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library of Queensland
Duration: 1:40:49

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