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Japan Pavilion EXPO 2000, Hanover, Germany by Shigeru Ban Architects. Photography: Hiroyuki Hirai.

Affected Shed by thingsmatter. Photography: art4d/Ketsiree Wongwan.

ArchitectureAP Symposium speaker Shigeru Ban.

ArchitectureAP Symposium – secure your tickets now

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban is among an impressive line-up of speakers from across the Asia Pacific who will share the innovative thinking behind their transformative projects at the 2017 ArchitectureAP Symposium. The engaging one-day symposium will promote the pivotal role that architects have in shaping the culture and economy of the Asia Pacific region.

Architects, designers and planners are invited to attend the event, to be held on 24 March in Brisbane. The symposium is presented as part of the two-week Asia Pacific Architecture Forum comprised of exhibitions, installations, workshops and lectures.

The speakers reflect the diversity of the Asia Pacific as it experiences history’s largest wave of urban growth. They are: Shigeru Ban of Shigeru Ban Architects (Japan), Savinee Buranasilapin and Tom Dannecker of thingsmatter (Thailand), Stephen Collier of Stephen Collier Architects (Australia), John Denton of Denton Corker Marshall (Australia), Abbie Galvin of BVN Architecture (Australia), Sojung Lee and Sangjoon Kwak of OBBA (Korea), Wenhui Lim of Spark Architects (Singapore), Milinda Pathiraja of Robust Architecture Workshop (Sri Lanka), and Katherine Skipper of Warren and Mahoney (New Zealand).