Design Excellence 2013 - Create, Explore, Connect - A New Library & Plaza for Sydney

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Design Excellence 2013 - Create, Explore, Connect - A New Library & Plaza for Sydney

produced by City of Sydney

MC Graham Jahn, AM, Director City Planning, Development and Transport, City of Sydney

WELCOME Lord Mayor Clover Moore

GUEST SPEAKERS
Jury member – Prof Glenn Murcutt AO, Architect
Jury member – Sharan Harvey, Manager Library Services, Brisbane City Council
Chair of the Jury – John Denton, Director, Denton Corker Marshall
Competition Registrar – Stephen Varady, Senior Design Architect, Kann Finch Group
Winning architect from the Green Square Library and Plaza Design Competition

The City of Sydney’s design competition for a new library and plaza at Green Square attracted over 160 submissions from around the world. Architects and designers were inspired by the chance to shape a new town centre in Sydney and the idea that libraries are increasingly becoming our ‘urban living rooms’ – places for exploration, creativity and connection.

Join us to see the five shortlisted schemes, meet the winning architects (yet to be announced), and hear from the jury on what inspired their choice. We’ll also discuss how the design competition process continues to extract the very best results from architects.

Tickets are FREE & ESSENTIAL and available from Ticketmaster on 136 100 or ticketmaster.com.au.

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Event Snapshot

When:

  • On Monday 04 March from 18.30 to 20.00

Where:

Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (Entry via Druitt Street) Sydney 2000
Website: http://www.sydneytownhall.com.au/
Other Services: Air conditioned, Disabled access, Induction loop, Bicycle parking

Cost:

Free

More Info:

Ticketmaster
136 100

How to get to this event:

Rail: Town Hall Station
Bus: George, Druitt and York Streets
Bike: Free bike parking on the Druitt side of the building

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Location

Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (Entry via Druitt Street) Sydney 2000

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