Housing Canberra: A conversation with Canberra architects on current and future housing

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


A public discussion with leading Canberra architects was held over lunch on Wednesday November 18, adjacent to the Dickson Living Rooms pavilion.

The one and a half hour discussion was led by Associate Professor in Architecture, Max Maxwell, with assistance from Assistant Professor in Visual Communication, Dr Ben Ennis Butler and Lecturer in Interior Architecture, Lyn Norton.

They were joined by a panel of leading Canberra architects:
Ben Walker (Ben Walker Architects)
Tom Caddye (Thomas Caddye Architects)
Sean Hogan (Typology Architecture)
Rob Henry (Rob Henry Architects)
Kate Shepard (Rob Henry Architects)
Sarah Lebner (Light House Architecture)
Dr Milica Muminovic (University of Canberra, Architecture)

The detailed discussion covered a wide range of topics, from the development of Canberra in the 1960s; affordability; experimentation in housing typologies; building quality; planning laws and architectural innovation
Period18 Nov 2020
Event titleDickson Living Rooms exhibition
Event typeOther
LocationCanberra, Australia, Australian Capital TerritoryShow on map