2018 national architecture conference
gold coast, June 6-8
australia’s premier architectural conference
Hosting over 1000 delegates each year, the National Architecture Conference – presented by the Australian Institute of Architects – is the profession’s largest annual gathering, providing unrivalled networking opportunities and continuing professional development to inspire and keep you at the forefront of practice. In 2018, the two day program will focus on architecture’s ability to impact our quality of life on the Edge – of our region, our cities and our environment.
featuring acclaimed international and local speakers
Founding Partner Architect, Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB)
“Geometry is the weapon we have, it makes the irrational rational” – Borja Ferrater
With a doctorate in Biodigital Architecture, Borja plays an integral role in this multi award-winning practice established in 2006 with a founding manifesto summarised by four ‘pillars’; light, landscape, systems and materiality.
Founding Director, Spaceagency
Spaceagency is a design and research practice which, under the direction of Sarah, has gained recognition as a leader in the field of wayfinding. Her professional experience comprises a wide range of international commissions which integrate information design, architecture and urbanism.
curated by leading creative directors
Brett Saville FRAIA
Barry Lee RAIA
Wei Jien RAIA
taking place on the sunny edge of Australia
the gold coast
Home of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast has come of age over the past few decades delivering quality architecture to work, live and play. Its coastal location provides an enviable holiday vibe while recent award-winning architecture has revitalised the city’s public realm – exciting locals and visitors alike.
the convention centre
The main conference sessions will be in Arena A at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC). Conveniently located in the heart of Broadbeach, just 500 metres from pristine white sand beaches and close to many styles of accommodation, great restaurants and bars.