Speaker - Lawrence Nield

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An urban design architecture and sports planning enthusiast, Lawrence Nield has seen his fair share of the world. He has worked in Australia and New Zealand, Greece, China, Vietnam, Italy, France and Britain.

Having been appointed head of masterplanning for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games in 1994, he later contributed to the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and the Buenos Aires Olympic bid. He was a Professor of Architecture at the University of Sydney from 1992-1996 and is now an Adjunct Professor at the University of NSW.

He founded the firm Lawrence Nield & Partners in 1976, which merged with Bligh Voller in 1998 to form Bligh Voller Nield, of which he was principal until Novermber 2008 He recently began his own practice Studio Nield for high level consulting in urban design and architecture. His designs have won numerous awards, including the RAIA Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings in 1997.

1 Program

Skyplane: The Impact of High-Rises on City Life & Culture

09.30.09 | 01:19:34 min | 2 comments