Sydney Talk | Glenn Harper: Sydney Brutalism : Et tu, Brute? / July 20

AUSTRALIA ICOMOS DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA NSW CHAPTER AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS SYDNEY TALKS

THURSDAY 20TH JULY 2017

Under threat: Bidura Children’s Court, Glebe (1984) by NSW Government Architect with Andrew Milcz as Project Architect and Behne Ritche and Hart Pty Ltd as Documentation Architect

 

Sydney Brutalism : Et tu, Brute?

Once openly supported for its architectural authenticity and desired social outcomes, the brutalist buildings of Sydney now face destruction or disfigurement by many of their patrons, including the NSW State Government. Join us for a discussion on what has happened and where to from here in this utmost of betrayals.

Speaker: GLENN HARPER

Glenn is an architect and independent researcher. A graduate of the University of Sydney he is currently a Senior Associate and Urban Designer at PTW Architects.
Awarded the NSW Board of Architects Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship in 2015, this study focused on Brutalism within Greater Sydney.

Since then he has continued to write on this topic and has an active Instagram
Feed @brutalist_project_sydney, which contributes to the debate for the recognition of ‘recent heritage’. Earlier this year he edited the Sydney Brutalist Map, a guide by Blue Crow Media, an independent London publisher.

Date: Thursday 20th July 2017
Venue: Tusculum, 3 Manning St, Potts Point NSW 2011 at 5:30pm for 6:00pm sharp
Cost: Students $5, Members $10, Non-members $15 all payable at Tusculum in cash at the door.

Talk RSVP: by Monday 17th July 2017 via email to Jane Vernon jvernon@tpg.com.au
Bookings are essential as places are limited.

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