The Walter Burley Griffin Society Inc invites you to the fifth Marion Mahony Griffin Lecture: The Magic of Australia by Caroline Pidcock.

Caroline Pidcock is an architect and Chair of the Living Future Institute Australia. She is also past president of the NSW AIA and ASBEC and industry representative on the Australian Building Codes Board and Bicycle NSW Board.

Time: 6.00pm

Date: Thursday 15 August 2013

Location: The Shine Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Gordon Street, Canberra

Tickets: WBGS members $20, non-members $25, students $10

The talk will be followed by light refreshments.

See here for further details and here for bookings (essential).

The lecture is followed by a half-day symposium – The Griffins’ Canberra: 100 years, on Friday 16 August, from 12.45pm until 4.30pm. This will see speakers from Australia, Germany and the US “examine the Griffin Ideas about architecture, landscape and planning, their American architectural designs, review the cultural impact of the Griffins on Australia during their lifetimes and beyond, and give a 21st-century international perspective on the urbanism of the Griffin plan for Canberra.”

For more information see the flyer – Griffins Canberra Symposium.

Tickets: $85 (includes afternoon tea); WBGS Members $75; Students $30