Anthony Burke and Gerard Reinmuth will be opening the UTS Architecture Public Lecture Series for Spring 2012 and presenting the public lecture:

‘the plasticity of practice’

This will be held at 6pm on Wednesday, 8th August 2012, Level 5 School of Architecture – UTS Faculty of DAB (Building 6), 702 – 730 Harris St, Broadway 2007.

Creative Directors of the Australian exhibit at the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale, Anthony Burke and Gerard Reinmuth will discuss the opening essay of the exhibition catalogue Formations: the plasticity of practice. They will outline the thinking that has led to the formations exhibition and will give an exclusive sneak preview of the exhibition.

Anthony Burke and Gerard Reinmuth, working in close collaboration with TOKO Concept Design, will head the creative team for the Australian Pavilion at the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale.

Anthony Burke
Associate Professor and Head of the School of Architecture at UTS, Anthony Burke specialises in contemporary design and theory in relation to technology and its implications for Architecture the built environment. A graduate of the MS AAD from Columbia University (2000) and a B.Arch from UNSW (Hons 1, 1996) Anthony is an international curator, writer, and architectural designer, and a director of the architectural practice Offshore Studio.

Gerard Reinmuth
Gerard Reinmuth is a Director of TERROIR, founded together with Richard Blythe and Scott Balmforth in 1999. The practice emerged from conversations between the Directors around the potential for architecture to open up questions of cultural consequence. Research and practice on these questions led to his appointment as visiting Professor at the Aarhus School of Architecture in 2010 and Professor in Practice at the University of Technology (UTS) Sydney in 2011.

Pictured: The exhibition catalogue Formations: new practices in Australian Architecture (2012, Australian Institute of Architects).