24 October, 2018

Megacity Housing - 24 October, 2018

Art Gallery of New South Wales, NSW, Australia

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About

Megacity Housing

Maintaining affordability and liveability in Australia’s growing cities demands new housing solutions. Can creative approaches to providing housing that include re-thinking ownership structures, contemporary residential models and innovation in construction, meet the demands of our future megacities?

 Join the University of Sydney’s School of Architecture, Design and Planning Alumni Association for the panel discussion to hear from experts at the front line of housing development discuss critical issues for the future.

The panel discussion will be facilitated by Ksenia Totoeva of Tonkin Zuhlika Greer Architects, and past president of the Emerging Architects and Graduates Network of the Australian Institute of Architects. This event brings together practitioners from architecture, planning, community housing, commercial and government development and policy-making to explore the future of housing in Australia’s growing cities.

Date and time: Wednesday 24 October 2018, 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT

Location: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Register here.

About the speakers

Facilitator: Ksenia Totoeva
Architect, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects

Ksenia worked on a number of award winning projects while at Lahznimmo Architects, including Helensvale Library, which received the 2016 AIA Queensland Public Architecture Award and Bowen Place Crossing, which was awarded the 2016 AIA National Urban Design Award. She is currently leading a number of adaptive reuse mixed use projects at Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.

Ksenia is the past President of the Emerging Architects and Graduates Network (EmAGN) of the Australian Institute of Architects and has been involved with several national and chapter committees and juries.

James Legge
Director, Six Degrees Architects

One of the founding directors of Six Degrees Architects, James has developed the practice, with his partners, over the past 27 years into a nationally recognised design firm. A formative project for the practice in the early 90’s was Meyers Place Bar, the first of Melbourne’s back lane bars. For this and other urban and hospitality projects Six Degrees is seen to have heavily influenced the fine grain urban design of the city of Melbourne.

James is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects, sits on the Board of the Human Research and Ethics Committee for the Eye & Ear Hospital, is a foundational member of the Nightingale Housing Board, and is currently leading the second Nightingale Model project, in Fairfield, Melbourne. James has an ongoing interest in exploring the possibility of different housing models within the Australian context.

Robert Graham
National Co-head of Design Stockland

Robert is Co-head of Design at Stockland heading up the Stockland Design Studio and nationally responsible for Residential, Mixed-Use and Retirement Living.


With over 25 years of architectural experience Rob has worked on a range of award winning projects including Pier 6/7 at Walsh Bay, Promontory at Pyrmont, Latitude at Lavender Bay, Harold Park and Green Square. He has been instrumental in developing the design vision strategy and urban frameworks for the sustainable and progressive development of these projects.

Andrea Galloway
CEO, Evolve Housing

Andrea Galloway is the Managing Director and CEO of Evolve Housing. Since joining in 2011, Andrea has overseen considerable change and growth within the organisation and has been instrumental in governing development projects and has lead innovative new partnership models to fund social and affordable housing growth in NSW. Andrea passionately believes that everyone has a right to a home.

Janet Chappell
Housing Policy Manager, Landcom

Janet is Housing Policy Manager at Landcom currently working on housing affordability and diversity, design and development of affordable and diverse market housing across the organisations projects.
Before joining Landcom in 2014 she worked in the private sector at Six Degrees Architects, Allen Jack + Cottier architects and Urbis; and in various roles in the NSW State Government including within the former Urban Design Advisory Service and the NSW Department of Planning team preparing three metropolitan strategies for Sydney.

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