Ideal Dwelling

Sun, 20 Nov 2022, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

  • When

    20 November 2022 11:00am - 3:30pm

  • Where

    Dairy Road 1 Dairy Road, Canberra Tenancy 5b, Building 2 Ngunnawal Country

  • Type


A half-day program exploring Canberra’s 1970s history of medium density housing experimentation and how design can influence the relationship between our physical and emotional experience of home. Speakers include Louise Wright (Baracco + Wright, Melbourne), Anthony Clarke (BLOXAS, Melbourne), Martin Miles (Canberra House, Wybalena Grove resident) and David Hobbes (architect, Urambi Village resident). The symposium will conclude with a special screening of Bêka & Lemoine’s feature-length documentary The Infinite Happiness (2015). Bookings required.

Image: Urambi Village, Canberra © Molonglo. This image was taken as part of a photographic study of experimental medium density housing in Canberra in the 1970s.