Friday, May 2, 2014

Architecture for Education in Beijing and Canberra

Gerald Szeto from Mo Atelier Szeto Architects, will speak on "The architecture of education in Canberra and Beijing" at the Australian National University in Canberra, 6pm, 5 May 2014. The ANU Australian Centre on China in the World's building was designed by Gerald Szeto.
This illustrated CIW Annual Lecture by the Beijing-based architect Gerald Szeto will discuss the design concepts and practical issues encountered during the creation of the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) Building, as well as in the development of his earlier design of the Stanford Center at Peking University.

Gerald is presently engaged in a major new project in Beijing, the creation of the Yenching Academy, an undertaking that will revitalise the heart of the campus of Peking University campus, the old Yenching University designed and built in the 1920s. In his talk Gerald will preview elements of this landmark design.

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