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A Connection to Place

Moderated by Phillip Nielsen

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Add to Calendar 2019/06/22 1:00 pm 2019/06/22 2:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - A Connection to Place

This talk with compare and contrast two very different building typologies and draw out the meaning that can be imparted and how connecting to place played a role in the design process.

Design Precinct, 550 Swan St, Richmond

How important is place in design? This talk with compare and contrast two very different building typologies and draw out the meaning that can be imparted and how connecting to place played a role in the design process.

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Discussion Panel

Narelle Yabuka

Narelle Yabuka is the Editor of Cubes magazine, Indesignlive.sg and Indesignlive.hk at Indesign Media Asia, and the Asia Co-Editor of Habitus. She is a Senior Content Editor for Indesign Media’s C-GEN content service, and the Co-Director (with Alice Blackwood) of the INDE.Awards 2019. She has lived in Singapore for over a decade and worked in architecture and design publishing in Singapore, Perth and Melbourne since 2002. She also spent time as the Editor at small Singapore-based book publisher an/b editions, and as an in-house Editor at SPARK Architects’ Singapore studio. She spent several years teaching interior design at Curtin University of Technology in Perth, and holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from UWA and a Bachelor of Arts (Interior Architecture) from Curtin University of Technology.

Phillip Nielsen

Phillip Nielsen is a registered architect and co-founder of Regional Design Service, which is an architecture and design studio in Corowa, NSW.

Regional Design Service was founded in 2017 and seeks to deliver meaningful, thought-provoking and sustainable design outcomes for rural and regional communities and their inhabitants. The studio works across a wide platform of project types, from strategic planning of small townships to local government infrastructure and residential housing.

Driven by a passion to understand how regional communities engage with the built environment, Phillip and his team are continuously provoking a conversation with their clients, community groups and local councils alike so that they may better understand the role of architecture. This passion involves the ongoing delivery of regional design workshops, which discuss the context, process and value of design, and importantly, directly engage with children, business, arts and historical groups.

Palinda Kannangara

Sri Lankan architect Palinda Kannangara has a background in mathematics and architecture. He joined the study course conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and received his charter in 2004. Founded in 2005, his Sri Lanka-based architecture firm, Palinda Kannangara Architects, is known for an experiential architecture that hinges on simplicity and connection with the natural environment. The firm’s work has been recognised for contextual sensitivity, crafted material use and a minimalism reflective of the Sri Lankan ethos. The firm’s works have received national and International recognition in its 13 years of practice, with over 10 national awards (Sri Lanka Institute of Architects).

Phillip Nielsen

Phillip Nielsen is a registered architect and co-founder of Regional Design Service, which is an architecture and design studio in Corowa, NSW.

Regional Design Service was founded in 2017 and seeks to deliver meaningful, thought-provoking and sustainable design outcomes for rural and regional communities and their inhabitants. The studio works across a wide platform of project types, from strategic planning of small townships to local government infrastructure and residential housing.

Driven by a passion to understand how regional communities engage with the built environment, Phillip and his team are continuously provoking a conversation with their clients, community groups and local councils alike so that they may better understand the role of architecture. This passion involves the ongoing delivery of regional design workshops, which discuss the context, process and value of design, and importantly, directly engage with children, business, arts and historical groups.

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Design Precinct, 550 Swan St, Richmond