Lectures

FORTHCOMING LECTURES

  • Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Cities of Architecture 2017 Lecture Series, Barcelona, 14th August. [Link]
  • Keynote presentation, 5th Annual International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE 2017), Singapore, 8th-9th May 2017. [Link]

KEYNOTE

  • Keynote presentation, Canterbury BuildNZ Designex 2016, Christchurch, New Zealand, 11:30am, Friday 5th August [Link]
  • Simplexifying complexity: Gaudí and the Sagrada Família, Revit Technology Conference (RTC) 2015 – Asia, Thursday 10th September 2015. [Link]
  • The Algorithm and the Design Narrative, Architectural Association (AA), AA PhD Symposium: Algorithms and Actualisation, Friday 12 December 2014. [Link]
  • Craft, digital fabrication, and digital assembly: Thrusting heads into the clouds while keeping feet on the ground, Autodesk University, Design Computation Symposium AU 2014, Wednesday 3 December 2014. [Link]
  • Redesigning a Classic – Sagrada Familia, Property Institute of New Zealand, Property Institute Conference 2014: New Thinking, New Opportunities, Friday 3rd July 2014. [Link]
  • Completing Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basílica: Meeting the BIM Challenges, Revit Technology Conference – Tenth Australasian Revit Technology Conference 2014, Thursday 29th May 2014. [Link]
  • BIM and the building site: assimilating digital fabrication within craft traditions, EFFAT University, The seventh International Conference of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD) 2014, Tuesday 1st April 2014. [Link]
  • Scratching the Surface of Parametric Design Possibility: Parametric Thinking Aiding Rather than Leading Design, Architectural Association, Em Tech MArch Phase II, Wednesday 22nd January 2014. [Link]
  • Gaudí’s Sagrada Família: A living laboratory for traditional and digital fabrication, Tsinghua University, The 1st Digital Architecture Design Association (DADA) 2013 International Conference on Digital Architecture, Sunday 29th September 2013. [Link]
  • Continuing Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basilica Project: Sustaining Traditional ‘Deep Practice’ in Order to Embrace the Future, Ordem dos Arquitectos Secção Regional Norte (OASRN) in partnership with the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Oporto Casa da Música, 1st eCAADe Regional International Workshop: Future Traditions,Thursday 4th April 2013. [Link]
  • CAADRIA 2012, The Hindustan University, Chennia, India. 25 April 2012
  • Drawing Out the Model, Drawing Out: 2012 conference, The University of the Arts, London, UK, 30 March 2012.
  • ACSA 100th Annual Meeting, Host School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 03 March 2012 [Link]
  • Preaching Practice, Sverre Fehn Symposium 2011: Research Frameworks, Areas and Trajectories in Architecture, the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), Oslo, Norway, 27-28 October 2011. [Link]
  • Invited keynote, Tampere Architecture Week: Design on Tampere, Finland, 30 September 2011.
  • The Importance of Dissemination of Architectural Ideas: Future Directions for Architectural Design Journal, Closing keynote, 80 Years of AD: A Celebration, RIBA, London, 29 June 2010. [Link]
  • FABRICATE: Digital Fabrication symposium, Bartlett School of Architecture, The Building Centre, London, UK, 15-16 April 2011. [Link]
  • Geometry as Gaudi Design Driver. Opening keynote address, SmartGeometry 2010, Conference on Fabrication and Digital Manufacturing Symposium, Barcelona, 24 March 2010.
  • Design Thinking – An Invitational Conference, Swinburne University, Torquay, Victoria, Australia, 22 November 2009.
  • Supporting the Silos: Trans-disciplinary Design Research as Defender of the Disciplines, Cumulus 38° South 2009 Conference, Swinburne University of Technology and RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 14 November 2009.
  • Untangling the Mysteries – Temple Sagrada Família, Institute of Architects NZIA Napier Conference, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, 31 October 2009.
  • Barcelona: Creative City Precincts, Victoria University School of Architecture, Wellington, New Zealand, 29 October 2009.
  • Convergent Design and Contemporary Transdisciplinary Design Research Dilemmas: The Status of the Idea, Authorship, Ownership, Curatorship and Leadership within Creative Collaborations, Third Nordic Design Research Conference, NORDES’09: Engaging Artefacts at the School of Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, 31 August 2009. [Link]
  • Parametric Design, Associative Geometry, Bligh Voller Nield Retreat, Sydney, Australia, 30 July 2009.
  • Creative approaches to precincts – Park Güell and the Barcelona Precinct Making of Antonio Gaudi, University of Queensland’s PACE Inaugural International Symposium, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 25 July 2009.
  • After Gaudí: Lessons for Complex and Convergent Design Research, Queensland University of Technology School of Design ARC-2009 Undergraduate Architectural Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 12 June 2009.
  • Realistic Optimism, SmartGeometry Conference 2009, San Francisco, USA, 2 April 2009.
  • Untangling the mysteries – Temple Sagrada Família, AIA NSW Country Division, Coffs Harbour, Australia, 8 October 2008.
  • 30 years of virtual design and the embedded practice program, Virtual Design Conference, London, UK, 2-3 December 2008.
  • The Sagrada Família Church: The Challenges of Visualising the Unfamiliar, Keynote speaker ANZAScA Conference, University of Newcastle, Australia, 28 November 2008.
  • Keynote address, ACID Symposium, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 24 October 2008.
  • Chasing Gaudí’s Hyperboloids, Keynote presentation, International Society of the Arts, Mathematics and Architecture (ISAMA), Valencia, Spain, 18 June 2008.
  • Architects, Engineers and the 3D Model, Opening keynote presentation 3D Modelling symposium, Universität der Künste Berlin, Germany, 6 April 2008.
  • Parametric Approaches II: Computation and Material Symposium, Keynote presentation, Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA), Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, 23 November 2007.
  • Unfreezing the Music: Animation and Antoni Gaudí, Keynote address, ANIMFXNZ 2007 Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand, 6 November 2007.
  • Pencils, Wikis and Cyber-Scribbles, Keynote presentation 13th International Conference on virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM’07), Brisbane, Australia, 26 September 2007.
  • That Difficult Nexus: Creating a Meaningful Relationship between Design Education, Research and Practice’, ConnectED International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, Australia, July 2007.
  • Morpho What? Keynote presentation at CtrlShift07, Biennial Pacific Students of Architecture Congress, Wellington, New Zealand, 1-6 July 2007.
  • Keynote presentation RAIA National Conference, National Tour; Cross-Over Package, Melbourne, Australia, April 2007.
  • ‘That’s Not Research! Architecture and the Academy’, Archivision 2007, RAIA National Conference, Melbourne, Australia, April 2007.
  • Address to Council for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (CHASS) Workshop, Canberra, Australia, 27 February 2007.
  • Architectural Research in the Academy and in Practice: Resolving Some Shared Dilemmas, Bartlett University International Lecture Series, London, UK, 17 January 2007.
  • Digital Applications and Cultural Heritage: A Dynamic co-evolution, Keynote presentation at International Conference on Digital Applications in Cultural Heritage 2007 (DACH 2007), National Centre for Research and Preservation of Cultural Properties, Graduate Institute of Architecture at the National Chiao Tung University Taipei, Taiwan, 14 January 2007.
  • Generative Components Workshop, Bentley Systems, Melbourne, 23 October 2006.
  • Robertson Memorial Lecture, Curtin University, Western Australia, 12 October 2006.
  • The New Studio, RMIT School of Architecture and Design Alumni event, PAM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 2006.
  • Gaudí and a fourth dimension through implied animation, Antoni Gaudí Architecture and Art Exhibition, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Taipei, Taiwan, September, 2006.
  • Architecture of Concurrent Engineering, RAIA NSW, Tusculum, Sydney, Australia, May 2006.
  • Beyond the Algorithm: Differentiated Structures through other Computational and Haptic Processes Requiring More Direct Human Intervention , “Differentiated Structures in Nature and Design’ Symposium, Architectural Association, London, UK, March 2006.
  • Canadian Masonry Research Institute Annual Masonry Lecture, University of Calgary, Canada, 9 March 2006.
  • Canadian Masonry Research Institute Annual Masonry Lecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 8 March 2006.
  • Antoni Gaudí and the Status of His Drawings and Models, Architectural Association School of Architecture Lecture Series, London, UK, January 2006.
  • Design Research, Practice, and Education: Converging Disciplines, Embedded Practice, Converge ’05, Christchurch, New Zealand, October 2005.
  • Architectural Education and Research Embedded in Practice: Post Digital Opportunities for Creative Convergence, Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF) 2005, Barcelona, September 2005
  • Teaching Construction in the New Digital Era, European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture (ENHSA), Construction Teachers Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, September 2005.
  • Embedding Architectural Research and Learning into Post Digital Practice, Invited address for Delft ‘National Monuments Day’, Technical University Delft, Holland, September 2005.
  • Digitally Sponsored Convergence of Design Education, Research and Practice, CAAD Futures 2005 ‘Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures’, Vienna, Austria, July 2005.
  • Keynote session – Technology – Exchange 2005, Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) National Conference, Melbourne, Australia, April 2005.
  • Convergent Design, FUTUREGROUND, Design Research Society International Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, November 2004.
  • Fabrication and Human Factors, ACADIA, Waterloo University, Canada, November 2004.
  • Paramorph and Gaudí’s Sagrada Família, Gehry Technologies Architecture and Digital Integration Symposium, London, UK, September 2004.
  • From Gaudí to Gehry and Beyond, Non-Standard Architecture Praxis, MIT, Boston, USA, September 2004.
  • After Gaudí – Architecture of Anticipation.  Patricia Coleman Lecture, University of Otago, New Zealand, August 2004.
  • Authorship, States of Mind Design Evolution conference, University of Tasmania, Australia, July 2004.
  • After Gaudí: Post Digital Collaboration, Creating the Collaborative Advantage, Box Hill Institute, Melbourne, Australia, June 2004.
  • Mathematics in the Service of Architecture, NEXUS, Mexico University, Mexico, June 2004.
  • After Gaudí, David Thistlewood Memorial Lecture – Liverpool University, School of Architecture and Design, Liverpool, UK, February 2004.
  • Antoni Gaudí’s Computational Legacy, Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments conference, Auckland, New Zealand, October 2003.
  • Interface between Researchers in University and Practice. Plenary address AASA, University of Melbourne, Australia, 30 September 2003.
  • After Gaudí – Architecture of Anticipation: Keynote Sun Microsystems Annual Client Conference, Barcelona, Spain, September 2003.
  • Gaudí and Dalí, Keynote address, Fantasy Space: Surrealism + Architecture conference, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, UK, September 2003.
  • After Gaudí: Geometry in the Service of Ideas, Mathematics and Culture, University of Venice, Italy, June 2003.
  • Digital Design, British Institute of Architectural Technicians annual conference, London, UK, February 2003.
  • Interface between Researchers in University and Practice, AASA, University of Melbourne, Australia, September 2002.
  • Parametric Design and the Sagrada Familia, Digital Tectonics Conference, University of Bath, UK, March 2002.
  • Designing and Manufacturing Architecture in the Digital Age, University of Pennsylvania, USA, March 2002.
  • Architecture and Geometry, Cambridge University, UK, November 1999.

 

INVITED LECTURES

 International

  • Lessons for Urban Futures, Institute for advanced architecture of Catalonia (IaaC), Winter Lecture Series 2016, Tuesday 16th February 2016. [Link]
  • 34 Years in Spatial Modeling of the Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, La Corporación Gaudí de Triana, Public Lecture, Friday 20th November 2015.
  • Completing Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basilica: lessons for urban futures, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Avda, Public Lecture, Thursday 19th November 2015. [Link]
  • Antoni Gaudí and his Role in Forming a Traditional Craft and Digital Culture Continuum, Kyoto University, International Conference on Culture and Computing 2015, Sunday 18th October 2015. [Link]
  • The Digital Potential of Antoni Gaudi’s Singular Approach to Design, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, Sciame Lecture Series: Gaudi’s Unfinished Masterpiece: Sagrada Familia Church, Thursday 20th November 2014. [Link]
  • Designing Beyond One’s Lifetime: Antoni Gaudí and His “Design Schema” for Continuing Barcelona’s Sagrada Família Basílica, Arkitera Architecture Centre, ARKIMEET 2014, Wednesday 19th November 2014. [Link]
  • Completing Gaudí’s Sagrada FamÌlia Basílica: Working with tradition and innovation, argos in Cappadocia, Public Lecture, Monday 17th November 2014. [Link]
  • Meeting the Challenges of Completing Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basílica, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Friends Lecture Series 2014-15, Thursday 13th November 2014. [Link]
  • Tangible versus intangible materiality: interpreting Gaudí and the colliding forces of traditional and innovative construction, European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture (ENHSA), ENHSA-EAAE International Conference 2014 – ‘What’s the Matter?: Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation’, Saturday 6th September 2014. [Link]
  • Towards (or away from) digital freeform?, International Association for Bridge & Structural Engineering (IABSE) – British Group, Henderson Colloquium 2014: Digital Design, Thursday 10th July 2014. [Link]
  • Automata and Action: Digital identity and the mason’s mark, Princeton School of Architecture, Anonymous: Princeton School of Architecture Conference, Saturday 9th November 2013. [Link]
  • From virtual to actual: From screen to site. From human to robot. From multiple potentials to an actualised form (Q&A Panel Discussion), The Bartlett, University College London, Smart Geometry 2013: Constructing for Uncertainty – Sg2013 Talkshop, Friday 19th April 2013. [Link]
  • Gaudí’s Sagrada Família as a site for parametric thinking, California Polytechnic State University, Cal Poly Hearst Lecture Series – Spring 2013, Friday 12th April 2013. [Link]
  • Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basilica as site for ‘deep practice’, University of Southern California School of Architecture, USC Spring Lecture Series, Wednesday 10th April 2013. [Link]
  • The ‘new’ mathematics of architecture and Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basilica, Venetian Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts, Matematica e Cultura – 2013, Saturday 23rd March  2013. [Link]
  • Gaudí + the 4th Dimension, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, School of Architecture Lecture, Wednesday 14th November 2012. [Link]
  • Gaudí’s Resurrection, MIT School of Architecture + Planning, SMArchS Colloquium – 2012, Monday 1st October 2012. [Link]
  • Completing Iglesia La Sagrada Família: A geometrical and graphical challenge, McGill University, 15th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (ICGG) Montreal 2012, Saturday 4th August 2012.
  • Scripting the Future, School of Architecture, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, CAADRIA 2012: Beyond Codes and Pixels, Thursday 26th April 2012.
  • Scripting Cultures: Gaudí and Scripting Cultures: The Third Policeman, two invited lectures, Institute for Advanced Architecture for Catalonia (IAAC), Barcelona, Spain, 14 and 16 November 2011.
  • Invited lecture, Kick Off for International Concrete Design Competition, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), BK City, Oostserre, The Netherlands, 6 October 2011. [Link]
  • Invited lecture, School of Architecture, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 7-9 March 2011.
  • The Completion of the Sagrada Família, Material XPerience 2011, Utrecht, Holland, 8 February 2011.
  • Invited lecture, The Future of Technology Conference, Taubman College, University of Michigan, 24 September 2010 [Link]
  • Materialisation of Ideas in an Age of Digital Production, Invited lecture, Institut fur Kunst und Architecktur, Vienna, Austria, 22 March 2010.
  • Analogue Parametrics and Material Performance, Invited lecture at Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA), Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 March 2010.
  • Bone from Stone. Invited lecture at Synapses Speeches, Computation, Robotic, Neurobiology, Philosophy… and Incidentally Architecture Conference, Le Laboratoire, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture, Paris, 16 February 2010.
  • Opening workshop at ARUP Design School, Singapore 20 November, 2009.
  • Gaudí and the Sagrada Família: new challenges for architects and engineers in the 21st Century”, School of Architecture, University of Kassel, Germany, 12 November 2008.
  • Address to Textile Tectonics, symposium to be held at the College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 8 November 2008.
  • Gaudí Unseen.  Invited lecture delivered on the occasion of the Gaudí Unseen exhibition at Arkitekturmuseet Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden, 27 November 2008.
  • Gaudí Unseen.  Invited lecture delivered on the occasion of the Gaudí Unseen exhibition at Deutsche Werkstatten Hellerau GmbH, Dresden, Germany, 10 April 2008.
  • Gaudí Unseen.  Invited lecture delivered on the occasion of the Gaudí Unseen exhibition at Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), Frankfurt, Germany, 14 September 2007.
  • Invited lecture, University of East London, 8 October 2007.
  • Innovation in Architecture: The Sagrada Família Case at the 10th European PLM Forum, IBM and Dassault Systèmes, Paris, 9 November 2006.
  • The New Studio, RMIT School of Architecture and Design Alumni event, Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM), Kuala Lumpur, October 2006.
  • Gaudí and a Fourth Dimension through Implied Animation. Antoni Gaudí Architecture and Art Exhibition, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Taipei, 16 September 2006.
  • What is digital architecture?, invited lecture, School of Architecture, The Bartlett, London, UK, March 2006.
  • Invited seminar, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Canada, March 2006.
  • Invited lecture, Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University, 27 April 2005.
  • After Gaudí.  Invited lecture to architecture students, University of Liverpool, UK, September 2004.
  • Hybrid Activity: Combining Traditional and Digital Ppractice.  Address to Building Centre Trust, London, UK, September 2004.
  • Paramorph and Gaudí’s Sagrada Família, Gehry Technologies Architecture and Digital Integration Symposium, London, UK, September 2004.
  • The Blob and Gaudí, (Berlage Institute, hosted by Barcelona University, Spain) April 2004.
  • Non Standard Architecture Exhibition, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, December 2003. Invited speaker at opening conference.
  • Non Standard Architecture Exhibition, Centre Pompidou, Paris, invited speaker at opening conference, December 2003.
  • Liquid Stone, Animation Conference, Barcelona, Spain, June 2003.
  • Parametric Design and the Sagrada Família Passion Façade, Invited address, Bentley Users Conference, Atlantic city, USA, May 2002.
  • Doppo Gaudí, Milan Polytechnic, Italy (via 3x ISDN hook-up from HKPU Hong Kong), November 2000.
  • Aprés Gaudí, Ecole Especial d’Architecture, Paris, France, 2000.
  • Gaudí Computer – Computing Gaudí, Inaugural address to the Jornades Gaudinistes (International Gaudí conference), TU Delft, November 2000.
  • Arquitectura, Matematica, y la Geometría, University of the Basque Country, Spain, May 2000.
  • Gaudí i l’ambient de CAD, UPC Barcelona, Spain, April 2000.
  • After Gaudí, Mackintosh School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, April 2000.
  • Learning from Gaudí: Design and Construction, ARUP, London, UK, November 1999.
  • Gaudí, Manipal School of Architecture, Mangalore, India, 1998.
  • Gaudí and the Sagrada Família Church, GhK 1998.
  • Contemporary Issues in Completing the Sagrada Família Church, National Museum of History, Taiwan 1998.
  • Gaudí and Ruled Surface Geometry, Budapest College of Architects, Hungary 1997.
  • Gaudí!, Copenhagen Royal School of Architecture, Denmark 1996.
  • Between Surface and Substance: The Meaning Behind Gaudí’s Surface Description, University of Kyoto, Japan, November 1995.
  • Is Parametric Design a Design Paradigm?, Invited audience: Frank O Gehry and Associates, Los Angeles, USA, August 1995.
  • Best-fit Solutions to Loose-fit Surface Representation, Invited audience: Arup and Associates, Architects and Engineers, London, UK, July 1995.
  • Estereometria en La Sagrada Família y el Uso del Ordenador, International Conference of Gaudí Studies, Centro de Estudios Gaudinistas, Col.legi D’Arqitectes de Catalunya i Baleares, Spain, September 1994.
  • Gaudí and the Hidden Years, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey, November 1993.
  • CAD/CAM as Mediator Between Conception and Production, School of Architecture, Cambridge University, UK, November 1991.
  • The Third State: Architectural Dilemmas within Nations in Decline, School of Architecture, Turin University, Italy, May 1991.
  • Gaudí versus the Computer, Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft, Netherlands, May 1991.
  • The Sagrada Família Church and Rationalist Constructs, School of Architecture, Cambridge University, UK, November 1990.
  • The Work of Antoni Gaudí, Robert Gordon School of Architecture, Aberdeen University, Scotland, November 1988.

National (Australia and New Zealand)

  • Gaudí, Cerdà and Big Data: Pre and Post Digital Infrastructure Challenges and OpportunitiesUniversity of Western Sydney, Digital Infrastructures and Economy International Symposium and Masterclasses, Wednesday 4th November 2015. [Link]
  • Towards 2026: off-site fabrication innovation emerging from completing Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia Basilica, University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2015 Utzon Lecture Series, Wednesday 12th August 2015. [Link]
  • Place as an Object of Design (Q&A Panel Discussion), Good Design Australia, 2015 Design As Strategy Forum, Thursday 28th May 2015. [Link]
  • Untangling Antoni Gaudí’s multidimensional mysteries, The University of Melbourne, The R Douglas Wright Lecture, Wednesday 15th October 2014. [Link]
  • Interpreting Gaudí: Drawing from our Past, Designing for the Future, Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ), ADNZ National Conference 2014, Friday 26th September 2014. [Link]
  • A tale of technology?: learning from ‘Old Europe’, Innovation Series: The Ideas Network, ‘Integrating green initiatives to create sustainable cities in Australia’, Monday 28th October 2013. [Link]
  • Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família and the art-science dialogue, The University of Sydney, Committee for Human Aspects of Science and Technology (CHAST) Lecture, Thursday 24th May 2012. [Link]
  • Dynamic Design, Presentation at Designing the Dynamic Symposium, RMIT University, 25 November 2011.
  • Arup Australasian Design School 2011, Invited to present and lead a design activity, Melbourne, Australia, 21 October 2011.
  • The Flexibility of Logic Programming: Parametrically Regenerating the Sagrada Família, conference presentation with Daniel David and Jane Burry, the 16th International Conference of the for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, Australia, 27-29 April 2011.
  • Embedded with Gaudí, RMIT Storey Hall, Melbourne, Australia, 8 April 2011.
  • Arquitectura sin Papel, School of Architecture, University of Wellington, New Zealand, 9 September 2010.
  • Invited talk, PTRI (Platform Technologies Research Institute, Melbourne, 31 August 2010.
  • Barcelona: Creative City Precincts, School of Architecture and Design, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand, 29 October 2009.
  • State of Design – Extremes Studio Review at RMIT University, 18 July 2009.
  • Design Lab: PLASTIC FUTURES at RMIT University, 18 July 2009.
  • Presentation to Customising Space Project Review/Colloquium at RMIT University, 30 July  2009.
  • After Dark, Brief presentation on the future of Architecture, State of Design Festival, Melbourne, Australia, 16 July 2009.
  • Design and Platform Technologies, Platform Technologies Research Institute Symposium.  at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 14 July 2009.
  • Gaudí Unseen – Completing the Sagrada Família as part of the National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Salvador Dalí Liquid Design, Clemenger BBDO Auditorium NGV International, Melbourne, 18 June, 2009.
  • Invited address to CHASS Research and Policy Dialogue, National Press Club, Canberra, Australia, 1 June 2009.
  • Failure, Public lecture, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 9 October 2008.
  • Design Education and Industry: Enriching the Nexus, within the convergent World Forum of the State of Design Capital Conference, Melbourne Museum from 16-18 July 2008.
  • Design, and the Pivotal Role of the Newly Formed Research Institute, Presentation to RMIT Founders Dinner, 12 June 2008.
  • Address to The Churchill Club, Melbourne, Australia, 15 May 2008.
  • Invited speaker, CHASS National symposium for the Directors of University-based Centres of Research, Melbourne, Australia, 3 September 2007.
  • Invited address, CHASS Workshop, Melbourne, Australia, 27 February 2007.
  • Invited lecture at Generative Components Workshop, Bentley Systems, Melbourne, 23 October 2006.
  • Architecture of Concurrent Engineering (with Richard Hough, ARUP) for RAIA Sydney Chapter Autumn Series, Sydney, Australia, 16 May 2006.
  • Presentation on current work to Terroir Architects, Sydney, Australia, August, 2005.
  • Presentation on current work to Grimshaw Jackson Architects, Melbourne, Australia, August 2005.
  • After Gaudí, School of Architecture, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. To coincide with exhibition Frantic – Digital Design and the Third Window. 15 April 2005.
  • SIAL Research at RMIT’s Design and Social Context Portfolio workshop, Recognising and Assessing University Research, Melbourne, Australia, December 2004.
  • After Gaudí: post digital collaboration, Creating the Collaborative Advantage Symposium, Box Hill TAFE: Keynote, July 2004
  • Address to Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development Design Seminar, June 2004.
  • 1:1 Seduction Symposium, Queensland University of Technology: Invited speaker, March 2004.
  • What do we mean by Design?  Panel member and invited lecture, University of Queensland Master’s Esquisse, Brisbane, Australia symposium 28 November 2003.
  • Invited speaker, Design Innovation and the National Economy Forum, Melbourne, Australia, 21 November 2003.
  • Guest speaker at Art Education Victoria Annual General Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 13 November 2003.
  • Invited address to Graduate Conference, UNITECH, Auckland, New Zealand, November 2003
  • Address to Annual General meeting of Art Education Victoria, Australia, November 2003.
  • Presentation to Design Innovation and the National Economy Forum, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, Australia, November 2003.
  • Panel member OzCHI conference, University of Queensland, November 2003.
  • Antoni Gaudí’s Computational Legacy. Keynote address at Human-Centric Computing Languages and Environments, University of Auckland, New Zealand, October 2003.
  • Interface between Researchers in University and Practice, AASA, University of Melbourne, Australia, September 2003.
  • Interaction Design and Design Interaction, OZeCulture conference July 2003.
  • Guest speaker and critic UNITEC Masters weekend, Auckland, New Zealand, 6-7 June 2003.
  • Guest speaker and critic, Architecture Reviews Deakin University, Geelong, Australia, Semesters 1 and 2 2003.
  • Lecture to the Catalan Club of Victoria, June 2002.
  • Lecture to the New Zealand Institute of Architecture (Wellington Chapter) for NZ Architecture week.
  • Gaudí, ADFAS, Week-long tour NSW March 2001.
  • Gaudí, ADFAS, Melbourne (South Yarra), Australia, 2000.
  • The Sagrada Família in Context with Gaudí’s Other Projects, Melbourne University, Australia, 1999.
  • Gaudí, ADFAS, Geelong 1998.
  • A Link between Free-form Design and the Buildable, Auckland Architectural Association, New Zealand, October 1995.
  • Must Masonry be Boring? Invited address to New Zealand Concrete Masonry Manufacturer’s AGM, Wellington, September 1995.
  • Recent Developments at the Sagrada Família Church, Architectural Centre, Wellington, New Zealand, August 1995.
  • The Catalan Modernisme and its Legacy 1900-1936, Academy for Fine Arts, Wellington, NZ August 1994.
  • The Catalan Renaissance 1850-1900, Academy for Fine Arts, Wellington, New Zealand, July 1994.
  • Spanish Architecture and Landscape, Victoria University Continuing Education, Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand, April 1994.
  • Artificial Stone and its use at the Temple Sagrada Família, Cement and Concrete Association, Christchurch, New Zealand, August 1993.
  • The Sagrada Família in Context with Gaudí’s Other Projects, Victoria University Continuing Education, Wellington, New Zealand, April 1993.
  • Some Reasons for Continuing the Sagrada Família, Academy for Fine Arts, Wellington, New Zealand, May 1992
  • A Price on Art: Patronage and Architecture, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, March 1992.

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