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Apple in Federation Square Debate

In partnership with PIA, AIA, and AILA, Open House Melbourne IS hosting a free public debate on 13 February at Deakin Edge, Federation Square, with NAVA's Esther Anatolitis speaking for the negative.

APPLE IN FEDERATION SQUARE PUBLIC DEBATE 

In late December 2017, the Victorian Government and Federation Square announced that the 15-year-old Yarra building at Federation Square would be demolished to make way for a new Foster+Partners-designed 'flagship' Apple store.


In partnership with PIA, AIA, and AILA, Open House Melbourne is hosting a free public debate on 13 February at Deakin Edge, Federation Square. This is an opportunity to hear from members of the architecture and planning profession, cultural and arts sector leaders, and public office representatives about the divisive decision that has generated a lot of public attention.

 

MODERATOR:
Andrew Mackenzie, Foreground
 
The AFFIRMATIVE team:

Martine Letts (CEO, Committee for Melbourne)

Jill Garner (State Government Architect) 

Jonathan Tribe (CEO, FedSquare) 

Don Bates (Director Lab Architects)

The NEGATIVE team:

Councillor Rohan Leppert (City of Melbourne)

Tania Davidge (architect, and representing Citizens for Melbourne) 

Ron Jones (architect, and Director Jones & Whitehead) 

Esther Anatolitis (Executive Director NAVA)


This event is booked out.
It is being live streamed from 6pm here.

More information via Open House Melbourne.