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.
- David Adjaye – Adjaye Associates
Okwui Enwezor and Zoë Ryan, eds. David Adjaye: Form, heft, material. Chicago, Illinois: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015.
- Barbara Bestor – Barbara Bestor Architects
Barbara Bestor, Kimberly Stevens, and Geoff McFetridge. Bohemian modern: Living in Silver Lake. New York: Regan Books, 2006.
- Alison Brooks – Alison Brooks Architects
Mike Keys and Stephanie Laslett. Dwelling: Accordia. London: Black Dog, 2009.
- Hua Li – Trace Architecture Office
Austin Williams. “Paper craft: A new museum dedicated to the historic Chinese art of papermaking is authentically rooted in the relationship between context, craft and construction.” The Architectural Review, vol.231, 1382 (April 2012): 47-55.
- Ian McDougall – Ashton Raggat McDougall
Mongrel rapture: The architecture of Ashton Raggat McDougall. San Raphael: ORO editions, 2015.
- Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen – Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Jeroen Lok. Casa Poli. Amsterdam: The Architecture Observer, 2013.
- Todd Saunders – Saunders Architecture
Ellie Stathaki, Jonathan Bell, Bent René Synnevåg. Todd Saunders: Architecture in northern landscapes. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2013.
- Benedetta Tagliabue – Miralles Tagliabue EMBT
Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue. EMBT: Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue: Work in progress. Barcelona: Col-legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya, 2004.
- John Wardle – John Wardle Architects
John Wardle Architects. This building likes me. Port Melbourne, Victoria: Thames & Hudson. 2016.
- Christopher Hawthorne – LA Times
Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne. The green house: New directions in sustainable architecture. New York: Princeton Architectural Press; Washington, D.C.: National Building Museum, 2005.
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