The Australian Embassy in Beijing, Austrade, University of Queensland, and Swayn Centre for Australian Design at the National Museum of Australia have banded together to create an innovative digital exhibition celebrating Australia-China’s relationship, focusing on a conversation between the two countries through architecture.
The immersive digital platform launched on Wednesday 14 October 2020 and is available for a limited time only at www.swayn.design/living-in-the-city.
The unique exhibition celebrates Australian architects and the contribution they make to global culture, development, and engagement. Showcasing 30 compelling architectural projects across Australia and China, ICD Property is extremely proud to have Eq. Tower involved in the exhibition as a case study in ‘vertical communities that facilitate urban density and contribute to the creation of world-class liveable cities’.
Eq. Tower’s participation in the prestigious exhibition highlights the project’s global recognition as a world-class development pioneering success urban density development, and celebrates ICD Property’s successful delivery of a globally award-winning residential tower.
Other featured architectural projects that join Eq. Tower include Australia 108 in Melbourne by Fender Katsalidis; Ace Hotel in Sydney by Bates Smart; the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute in Adelaide by Woods Bagot; Luxe Lakes Towers in Chengdu, China, by John Wardle Architects; Landsea Green Centre in Shanghai by Decibel Architecture; and National Speed Skating Oval in Beijing by Populous.
Launched online by Australia’s Ambassador to China, Graham Fletcher, who commented: “The exhibition is a great example of how knowledge sharing and the innovative approach to architecture in Australia and China create desirable places for people to live and work, designing and building sustainable cities that benefit all in our diverse communities.”
Titled ‘Living in the City: Australia–China Conversations Through Architecture’, the exhibition is curated by the University of Queensland’s School of Architecture, produced by the Swayn Centre for Australian Design at the National Museum of Australia and commissioned by The Australian Embassy in Beijing and Austrade, with graphic design led by Brisbane-based studio Designfront.
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