ADP Talks

The School of Architecture, Design and Planning is proud to present our new lecture series, ADP Talks.

ADP Talks is the opportunity for us to connect students, alumni and industry professionals together on a variety of topics through engaging presentations and discussions. To find out more and register for a session please click into the session details. 

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ADP research in the ARC Advance Timber Hub

20 May 2024 2:00pm3:00pm
Kim Baber, Paola Leardini and Dan Luo will be presenting overviews of the projects they are leading in the ARC Advance Timber Hub, in the fields of Design for Extended Building Life; Manufacturing Innovation; and Value Chain Innovation

Susan Roaf - Architecture for a More Extreme Future: Learning from the Vernacular

23 April 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Climate change is being driven by emissions from buildings and we are now moving to the next age of design where the solution to keeping people thermally safe in buildings relies not on machines but on the quality of the climatic design of the building itself.

Pedro D’Alpoim Guedes - Nuts and bolts of informal empire: Victorian engineering enterprise in Iberoamerica

22 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
With the collapse of Spain's South American dominions and Brazil's independence in 1822, the continent beckoned European entrepreneurs, speculators and adventurers.
Pedro's lecture focuses on the British and other foreign engineers and manufacturers who came to the new emancipated republics seeking to market goods and services, promising to bring the fruits of the industrial revolution and propel the continent into the nineteenth century.