School of Architecture

When

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Where

Gadens Lawyers: L11, 111 Eagle Street, Brisbane


Working in Asia: a Parlour supported event hosted by Gadens Lawyers for the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. 

Learn how working in Asia might open up new professional and personal opportunities from several women with diverse international experience. From the slums of India to boutique studios in Japan, the evening’s panelists have all had different motivations to work offshore and have returned with inspirational stories. The event offers an opportunity for audience discussion and networking over refreshments.

Speakers:

Anya Meng | Architect, Cox Architecture

Anya graduated from The University of Queensland in 2010 and enjoys the challenges of working in an industry where women represent the minority. Having previously worked on a variety of local projects, she is now using her Chinese foundations to work on projects in Asia.

Kali Marnane | Architect and PhD Candidate at The University of Queensland

Kali's interest in places that sustain communities and address broader issues of city and community making, recently involved designing and building a preschool for children living in India's Ramapir No Tekro slum.

Natasha Chee | Project Manager, CBRE

With a background in Architecture, Natasha has worked and lived in Tokyo and more recently Beijing, China. The unique career opportunities offered in China exposed Natasha to a broad variety of experiences and her subsequent career transition into project management.

Christina Cho | Architect, Cox Architecture

Christina has a diversity of experiences having worked in Seoul and San Francisco before joining Cox Architecture in 2010. She draws on her multi-cultural background to inform her practice in architecture, public engagement and art installations.

Kirsti Simpson | Principal, Hassell

Kirsti is a Principal at Hassell, delivering innovative designs for local and overseas clients. She is deeply involved in the internationalisation of Hassell Studio.

With limited numbers, your RSVP is essential to secure your place. Please register.

This event is proudly hosted by Gadens Lawyers at Level 11, 111 Eagle Street, Brisbane City.