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Architectus celebrates public architecture at the IAMFA Conference

Principal and National Public Sector Leader, Dr. Stephen Long and Associate Stephanie Donigi travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to explore design considerations for cultural public facilities

Architectus Principal and National Public Sector Leader Dr. Stephen Long, and Associate Stephanie Donigi are participating in a panel discussion at the International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA) Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

Figure 1. National Museum and Art Gallery (PNG NMAG)

The PNG National Museum and Art Gallery exhibition

Figure 2. Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Sydney Modern Project as produced by Kazuyo Sejima + Ryu Nishizawa/SANAA © Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2018

The conference explores sustainable design, construction and maintenance for outstanding cultural facilities across the globe.

Dr Long will discuss the work of Architectus Principal Luke Johnson who has been collaborating closely with Japanese architecture and design firm SANAA as Executive Architect on the Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney Modern Project. Stephen will share Architectus’ insights on the project including the revitalisation of the existing building, curation of the new ‘Cultural Plaza’ – a place to experience art, live performances and events, and the increased space for art display.

Stephanie will discuss the Architectus-designed upgrade and refurbishment of the Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery (PNG NMAG); providing in-depth detail on the upgrade and refurbishment of the spaces, and the importance of the museum to the people of Papua New Guinea.