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Designers Speak - Auckland Conversations

Designers Speak - Auckland Conversations - Thursday 18th August

Designers Institute New Zealand in association with the Auckland Council, presents Design in the Landscape.

Design in the Landscape is proposed as a New Zealand wide business initiative, championed by Auckland Council, to raise the international profile and export sales of architects and designers.

It meets Auckland Unleashed economic priority areas by stimulating international recognition of New Zealand's innovative and inspirational architects and designers, enabling Auckland to become a competitive and prosperous city, advancing the social, economic and cultural and vibrant quality of life for citizens within urban areas.

Auckland Conversations will outline the project model HEAT instigated by the Queensland State Government, and follow with a facilitated discussion to scope an application for Auckland.

The presenters, Lindy Johnson, Manager Creative Industries, Queensland State Government and Shane Thompson, Chair of HEAT Advisory Board, will elaborate on the successes and learning's of the Queensland model.

HEAT Architecture website: [http://heatarchitecture.com.au/]

Date: Thursday 18th August

Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Venue: Viaduct Event Centre, Level 3, Kawau 1, 161 Halsey Street, Auckland

Refreshments: Drinks and canapés

Cost: FREE

RSVP: events@dinz.org.nz

Auckland Conversations - Presenters

Shane Thompson - Principal of BVN Architecture, Chair of HEAT Advisory Board

Lindy Johnson - Manager Creative Industries, Queensland State Government

The Designers Institute couldn't exist without the support of our amazing sponsors.

Platinum Sponsors

Base Two [http://www.basetwo.co.nz/basetwo]

Better by Design [http://www.betterbydesign.org.nz/]

[http://Dock Street Group]

Dulux [http://www.dulux.co.nz/]

Idealog [http://www.idealog.co.nz/]

InterfaceNZ [http://www.interfacenz.com/]

Otago Institute of Design [http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz/enterprise/otago-institute-of-design-oid.html]

PMP Maxum [http://www.pmpmaxum.co.nz/]

Gold Sponsors

Clendons Barristers and Solicitors [http://www.clendons.co.nz/]

Forbo Flooring Systems [http://www.forbo-flooring.com/]

Getty Images

[http://www.gettyimages.com/] The Studio Projects [http://www.thestudioprojects.co.nz/] [http://www.forbo-flooring.com/]

[http://www.thestudioprojects.co.nz/] Warwick Fabrics Ltd [http://www.warwick.co.nz/]

Wattyl [http://www.wattyl.co.nz/]

Winstone Wallboards [http://www.gib.co.nz/]

Silver Sponsors

Aesthetics Lighting

[http://www.aesthetics.co.nz/] Code Blue [http://www.codeblue.co.nz/] [http://www.aesthetics.co.nz/]

Jasmax Ltd [http://www.jasmax.com/]

Patterson Associates Ltd [http://www.pattersons.com/]

Refresh Renovations [http://www.refreshrenovations.co.nz/]

The Laminex Group [http://www.thelaminexgroup.co.nz/]

WHK [http://www.whk.co.nz/]

2011 The Designers Institute

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