Thu, Oct 03 | FOWI common room - 4th floor

The Evolution of Architecture in The New Millennium

Dr. Boon Ong will reflect upon how certain challenges have impacted his practice, in research, design and education.
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Time & Location

Oct 03, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
FOWI common room - 4th floor, 78 Murray Street, Perth WA, Australia

About the Event

As the new millennium unfolds,  several disruptive challenges have emerged that suggest that we are heading  for a major paradigm shift. These challenges are so prominent that they  permeate almost every discussion, even casual conversations, we have –  intelligent technology, work-life imbalance and instability, climate change,  etc. In this talk, I reflect upon how these challenges have impacted my  practice, in research, design and education. The talk will end with the  dilemma in architecture – while we are the primary designers of the built  environment, we are little engaged with the research that informs what the  built environment ought to be. 

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