Displaying : 3 August

Edible Walls

food wall 2

Get farming in the city with a green food wall: a high rise harvest

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 10am - 5pm

7 Australian designers

Screen by Steven Kalmar, Sydney, c1955. Coffee table by Douglas Snelling and made by Functional Products Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1955. Settee, ‘RS161’ designed by Grant Featherston, Melbourne, c1951.

Presented in conjunction with the George Nelson exhibition, this small display profiles some of the people who brought modern design to Australian living.

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

3 x 3 x 3 Design Challenge

Jun Sakaguchi and Jeremy Bishop, Emergency shelter, 2013, © Emergency Shelter Exhibition Pty Ltd.

See how great design can solve big problems in a small 3 x 3 x 3m space

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 August - 1 September, 10am - 5pm

AAA Walks

AAA Rocks walk, Circular Quay

Discover the stories behind must-see architectural masterpieces

Venue

5 Locations

Date

3, 10 and 17 August
See description for details

Expanding the Web

Hexagon

Help construct, deconstruct and reconstruct the form of the web

Venue

Barometer Gallery

Date

3 - 4 August, 10am - 5pm
7 - 11 August, 10am - 5pm
14 - 18 August, 10am - 5pm

Local Objects

Local Objects

How to transform commodities into a communities

Venue

Gaffa Creative Precinct

Date

Opening: July 25, 6pm - 8pm
More dates - see full listing

Future City – Proto:capital

Artists: Annabel Koeck + Kate Dickinson

See your future cityscape and share your own hypothetical city ideas

Venue

Australian Institute of Architects

Date

3 August, 10am - 4pm
5 - 9 August, 9am - 5:30pm
10 August, 10am - 4pm
12 - 16 August, 9am - 5:30pm
17 August, 10am - 4pm

Quietly in a Busy Place

production

See a warehouse transformed by paste-ups, portraits and poetic text

Venue

Big grey warehouse

Date

3 - 18 August, 24 hours a day

By Design: Film Screenings

By Design (1950), Film Australia Collection © NFSA

Step back into designs of yesteryear with stunning archival film

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 1pm - 4.30pm

George Nelson Films

George Nelson, American National Exhibition, Moskau/Moscow, 1959. Photo: Vitra Design Museum Archives

Catch short films from the exhibition George Nelson

Venue

Kings Cinema, Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 1pm - 4.30pm