Suburban Realism: Scale Ability – Symposium Past Event

Presented by M@STUDIO and RMIT Architecture

Suburban Realism – Scale Ability speculates that with a renewed civic and collective vision, Melbourne’s outer edge suburbs might rival its prized inner-city neighbourhoods.

Exhibition: Large scale illustrations and diagnostic graphics map these suburbs’ physical manifestations through ascending scales from supermarket aisles, parking lots, connected roads and transport systems to metropolitan markers of services infrastructure, water systems and landscape.

Symposium: A panel of speakers from a range of backgrounds will speculate on the governing planning frameworks and development systems that form the fringe conditions and how these can be warped or reformulated toward alternative patterns and visions for future suburban needs

Image: by Mark Jacques and Dean Boothroyd. Background image by Martin Rowland. Photograph of M@STUDIO’s 2016 NGV Architecture Commission, Haven’t You Always Wanted…?, by Peter Bennetts.

Mark Jacques

Director, Openwork and RMIT Professor of Architecture (Urbanism) – Industry Fellow

Alex Lawlor

National Leader Urban Futures & Resilience, Architectus

Tai Hollingsbee

National Building Engineering Leader – Australia, GHD

Vivek Subramanian

Managing Director, Sandhurst Retail

Paul Fox

Curator, Business Analyst, Writer

Michelle Hamer

Visual Artist

Simona Castricum

Musician, Performer, DJ and Architecture Academic

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