In:situ NZIA Conference 2017

In:situ, the national biennial conference of the NZ Institute of Architects (NZIA)

In:situ, the national biennial conference of the NZ Institute of Architects (NZIA), is taking place this year at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, 9-11 February.

In:situ is about architecture and the contexts in which it occurs – physical and intellectual, geographical and typological, social and historical. It has a wide focus on the forces and circumstances that influence architects’ work and their careers. The conference speakers traverse much of the contemporary architectural terrain. They work on a wide range of projects of varying scales in very different places, and have built diverse and accomplished careers. In doing so they have responded to the changing nature of practice and proved the continuing relevance and importance of the role of the architect.

(In:situ – the New Zealand Institute of Architects Conference 2017. NZIA, 19 January, 2017. www.insitu.nzia.co.nz)

These architects are keynote speakers: David Adjaye, Barbara Bestor, Alison Brooks, Hua Li, Ian McDougall, Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen, Todd Saunders, Benedetta Tagliabue and John Wardle, along with architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne.

The Architecture and Planning Library has resources that are applicable to these speakers. If you can’t make the conference take some time to peruse and enjoy our collections.

Cover images of books by insitu presenters

For articles on the 2015 in:situ. NZIA Conference, check out the May-June 2015 Edition of Architecture NZ either in print from our serial collection or online.

Fiona Lamont, Architecture and Planning Library

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