Utzon Lecture

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As technology rapidly changes the way we interact with products and environments, UNSW's Oya Demirbilek will use her Utzon lecture to discuss the impact of good design on our health and happiness.

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In the face of unprecedented urban migration, architects have a critical role to play in making our cities more resilient, says international disaster risk-reduction expert David Sanderson.

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In the next Utzon lecture at UNSW, Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa will argue that our obsession with progress is detracting from the quality and emotional impact of contemporary architecture.

Harbour

Sydney Harbour’s “enduring resilience, beauty and value” is the result of conscious design, strategic investment and a healthy dose of social activism, says new UNSW Built Environment Dean Helen Lochhead.

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The harbour is arguably Sydney’s only true great public space. And, perhaps, its most contested, writes Helen Lochhead.

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One of the world’s leading thinkers in architectural history, theory and technology will explore the disruptive potential of big data in next week’s Utzon Lecture.

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One of the masterminds behind realising the Sagrada Família will discuss his 40-year mission to complete Gaudí’s ambitous cathedral at next week's Utzon Lecture.

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This week's Utzon Lecture by American architect Professor Michael Benedikt looks at why modern society's fascination with rewarding experiences has turned architecture into a form of entertainment.

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Never one to shy away from big questions, Elizabeth Farrelly probes the links between morality, human happiness and architecture in the final Utzon lecture for 2014.

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Former chief curator of Architecture and Design at New York’s Museum of Modern Art Professor Barry Bergdoll will deliver the next Utzon lecture at UNSW on September 17.

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