Natural Artifice – Day One

If one rocked up to the first day of the 2011 AIA National Architecture Conference expecting to be eased into proceedings they would have been in for a shock as the conference kicked off with a bang.

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Choose your own speaker

Following rapidly after the recently completed Australian Institute of Architects National Conference extra/ordinary in Sydney came the announcement that Angelo Candalepas along with staffers, Andrew Scott and David Neustein would be the creative directors for next year’s conference to be held in Melbourne and entitled natural artifice.

There’s not much to see on their website at the moment apart from their request to help them choose their tenth international speaker. I’ll have to  think long and hard about this one although I already like the suggestion of German de Sol and Smiljan Radic both from Chile but that’s probably more to do with my latinophilic obsession than anything else.