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KEY CONVERSATION 4: Design Narratives and Profiling Practice

KEY CONVERSATION 4: Design Narratives and Profiling Practice

A seemingly universal appetite for solving systemic and complex issues by a sweeping application of design thinking, means that all design professions face a challenge in articulating their specific disciplines. If today’s Landscape Architect is increasingly valued for their strategic capacity and insight as much as the ability to produce designed outcomes, how do we profile the many different aspects of our practice?

Friday 17 October

9.30am – 10.30am

Speakers
James Hayter, Cameron Bruhn, Naomi Stead, Andy Sharp and Stuart Harrison (facilitator)

James Hayter

James Hayter

As the founder of Oxigen, James brings many years of experience and skills in design, strategic project planning and collaboration. James established Oxigen 18 years ago, growing the company to become one of Australia’s most respected and successful specialised urban design consultancies.

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Cameron Bruhn

Cameron Bruhn

Cameron Bruhn is the editorial director of Architecture Media, Australia’s leading publisher for the architecture and design community. Prior to his appointment as editorial director, Cameron was the editor of Architecture Media publications Artichoke and Landscape Architecture Australia.

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Dr Naomi Stead

Dr Naomi Stead

Dr Naomi Stead is a Senior Research Fellow in the Research Centre ATCH (Architecture Theory Criticism History) in the School of Architecture at the University of Queensland. Her research interests lie broadly within the cultural studies of architecture.

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Andy Sharp

Andy Sharp

Andy is the Director of Properties Facilities and Development at Curtin University. He is charged with bringing to life the Greater Curtin project – a renewal of the Curtin campus into a new urbanised knowledge centre for the benefit of all West Australians.

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Stuart Harrison

Stuart Harrison

Stuart is an architect and communicator. He is a freelance writer on design, architecture and urbanism. He is director of the award-winning architectural practice HAW, based in Melbourne.

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