A day to experience the newest architectural developments in Parramatta and hear from the Western Sydney design community.
Architectural Tour of Parramatta
11 am – 1 pm
A tour of major new architecture around Parramatta CBD with Hills Thalis, Fender Katsalidis, JPW, Blight Rayner and Tzannes.
Panel 1 | Making Greater Sydney
2.15 – 3 pm
Making Greater Sydney explores the conditions – climatic, historical, demographic and more – that make Western Sydney the region it is today and into the future. Panellists include Rae Dufty Jones, Marni Reti, Mark Tyrrell and Dr Rhonda Itaoui. Hosted by Jessica Olivieri.
Panel 2 | A Seat at the Table
3.15 – 4 pm
A Seat at the Table explores the role of food as the cornerstone of a multicultural society. Speakers will examine how food raises critical questions around production, consumption and identity. Panellists include Dr Sukhmani Khorana, Lina Jebeile, Marjorie Tenchavez. Hosted by Sheila Ngọc Phạm.
Panel 3 | Made in Western Sydney
4.15 – 5 pm
A unique, grass-roots view of cutting-edge creativity in action, this panel brings together some of western Sydney’s ground-breaking designers and makers from the fields of photography, video, new media, urban and industrial product design to discuss the specificity and universality of their perspectives.
Panel 4 | From Paris to Parramatta
5.30 – 6:15 pm
Principal architects Moreau Kusunoki and Genton discuss the design development of Powerhouse Parramatta.