From residential to consumer-based design issues, the CPD-accredited LiveLife seminar series is your gateway to a more considered life in design – for you AND your clients!
August 9th, 2017
From investigating design’s impact on our day-to-day to shaping the living cultures of tomorrow, the Habitus LiveLife seminar series allows you to discover how to live an intelligent, culturally aware and globally respectful life through design.
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Design Identities Of Australia: Communities In Design
Identity is a hotly contested philosophical arena – and, rightly so. But especially for our creative community, expressing identity through design carries a significantly broad array of integral stakeholders we need to consider. Across Australia, the Indigenous design world is leading the charge for reconsidering the role design plays in expressing the identity of communities. more info
Size And The City: Our Developers Have Some Explaining To Do
Every year we are informed that urban density across the entire Asia Pacific region has reached a record high. While our collective population continues to increase alongside the growing strain on our urban environments, we look to our developers and urban planners to provide solution. Whether you call it ‘small living’, ‘slow living’, ‘low density’ or ‘high sprawl’, where does the urban planner t within the A+D community? And, more pointedly, what can we learn from development experiments around the world? more info
Talking About Your Generation: Intergenerational Co-Habiting And Residential Design
Throughout the world, two things in particular are forcing us to live in a radically different manner than heretofore: (1) the ever-rising overheads of a voracious property market, and (2) our ever- increasing life expectancy and ageing population. How has the design world approached re-thinking the residential environment to accommodate the multiple needs of many generations in the single domicile? more info
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