Public buildings & spaces that innovate and inspire
Attendees heard about place-making and liveability in Auckland and the Philharmonie de Paris which is an exceptional landmark and icon of sustainable architecture.
Auckland's Aotea Precinct & Public Life Survey Update
Consultation on the Aotea Quarter Framework aims to re-establish the area around Aotea Square as Auckland’s premier civic, cultural and entertainment hub. Results from the latest Public Life Survey, conducted by the Auckland Design Office and Gehl Architects, which monitors how Aucklanders visit and use city centre public spaces, will assist in preparing the draft framework. Attendees heared more about both exciting activities at this Auckland Conversations event.
A Living Space: the Philharmonie de Paris
The Philharmonie de Paris is an exceptional landmark and icon of sustainable architecture. New Zealand’s Chris Day of Marshall Day Acoustics was involved in the design, alongside Pritzker prize winning architect, Jean Nouvel. The Philharmonie de Paris is a cultural centre that is truly unique in the world, bringing learning and music awareness to a diverse public. Chris talked about this unique project, how they realised the vision and the challenges they faced. View presentation.