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UoA School of Arch & Planning Centenary


2017 marks the centenary of the University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Planning.

Between the 7–9 September 2017, alumni of the school and interested others are invited to a series of events to mark the occasion:

Thursday 7 September, 4–6pm

Opening of an exhibition of current student work in the Level 3 Exhibition Studio, Architecture & Planning (Building 421), 26 Symonds Street, combined with the opening of a new and expanded edition of the Architecture + Women New Zealand Timeline on Level 2.

Friday 8 September, 8.30am–4pm

A symposium titled “Educating Architects and Planners, 1917-2017”, to be held in the University of Auckland Conference Centre, 22 Symonds Street.

Friday 8 September, 5.30–7.30pm

The opening of an exhibition on the history of the School at the Gus Fisher Gallery, 74 Shortland Street, including also the launch of a book on the School, written by staff and titled The Auckland School: 100 Years of Architecture and Planning.

Saturday 9 September, 9am–4pm

Friday’s symposium continues until 11am Saturday, followed by a series of panel discussions bringing together groups of alumni from different generations, to be held in the University of Auckland Conference Centre, 22 Symonds Street.

Saturday 9 September, from 6.30pm

Alumni gala dinner, at the Pullman Hotel, Cnr Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant.

Sunday 10 September

Alumi are encouraged to make plans to reconnect with old classmates.

All alumini are welcomed back to the school for these events, regardless of whether or not you have maintained a career in architecture, urban planning or urban design. 

To find out more and to register, visit the website here.

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