Collectivity Talks at Vivid Sydney 2023

One Central Park, Sydney. Image by Paul Lovelace.

What is naturally urban?

How do Sydney architects and designers address the big questions of sustainability and liveability in future visions of our urban centres?  Join our Collectivity Talks panel of leading Sydney designers and thought leaders who will explore the potential future of the city’s naturally urban spaces.

Moderated by Stephen Todd (Design Editor of the Australian Financial Review and Head of Publishing at the Powerhouse Museum), and featuring City of Sydney Councillor HY William ChanJess Miller (Newtown Neighbourhood Centre & TEDxSydney board member) and Kylie Legge (CEO of Place Score), this panel will discuss why greenspaces are integral for both urban revitalisation and community health in this insightful panel discussion.

Architectural render of Central Place Sydney, Sydney. Image courtesy of Dexus.

Shaping sustainable Sydney

What exactly is sustainable design technology and what does it mean for Sydney? Take a deep dive into the green future of Sydney’s high-rise architecture at this Collectivity Talk, and discover how emerging tools and new materials are changing the way we design cities.

Moderated by Kate Burgess (Editor of The Fifth Estate) and featuring Craig Baudin (Director at international design practice Fender Katsalidis), Tim Phillips (Managing Director and Industrial Engineer at Tilt Industrial Design), Suzie Barnett (Former Chief Executive Officer at Junglefy) and Phillip Oldfield (Head of School at UNSW Built Environment), this panel will explore the integral role that emerging technologies are playing in achieving greener urban architecture.