Design and architecture enthusiasts alike joined us for the fourth lecture in the 2014 UQ Architecture lecture series, presented by the University of Queensland School of Architecture and the Asia Pacific Design Library.
Liam Young from Tomorrows Thoughts Today presented as part of the series on Tuesday April 15.
Date – Tuesday, 15 Apr
Time – 6:00pm for a 6:30pm talk (cash bar and cheese)
Venue – Auditorium 1, Level 2, State Library of Queensland
More about the speaker…
Liam Young teaches at the Architectural Association in London and is visiting professor at Princeton University. He is an architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures.
Liam is founder of the urban futures think tank Tomorrows Thoughts Today, a group whose work explores the possibilities of fantastic, perverse and imaginary urbanisms. He co founded the ‘Unknown Fields Division’, an award winning nomadic workshop that travels on annual expeditions to the ends of the earth to investigate unreal and forgotten landscapes, alien terrains and industrial ecologies. Unknown Fields have developed projects through expeditions from the Ecuadoran Amazon and the Galapagos Islands to far north Alaska, the mining landscapes of the Australia Outback, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Liam was a curator of the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale and is a contributing editor for ICON magazine. Liam’s work has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Time, and Dazed and Confused. He was named by Blueprint magazine as one of 25 people who will change architecture and design.
Presented by The University of Queensland’s School of Architecure and SLQ’s Asia Pacific Design Library.