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Public Lecture 2: Architects without Frontiers and Ozquest, David Anderson

Architects without Frontiers and Ozquest: Working in Nepal on community projects

This year OzQuest is running its fourth international program which will provide participants with the opportunity to design + assist in the construction of work in different Nepalese communities.

David Anderson will be presenting the week’s additional public lecture.

This will be held 6pm drinks for a 6:15pm start, Friday 13th August, level 5 Architecture studios Building 6, UTS City Campus

In this presentation, students will be inspired and see how they might have an opportunity to use their skills to participate in an expedition and be able to work alongside local tradesmen and Nepalese Architecture students to construct a facility for a small village in Nepal, be exposed to world heritage architecture and the people and culture of Nepal.
If you have ever thought that spending some time in your Asia pacific region doing more than simply being a tourist, but using your developing professional skills to make a meaningful contribution to local communities, come and here about this exciting opportunity. Architects without frontiers – is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to engage the Australian design professions in pro-bono projects that improve the living conditions of communities in need with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. OzQuest is an opportunity for Architects, Engineers, Builders, Designers, and Students to travel to Nepal, experience world heritage Nepali architecture, interact with and contribute to the local community through community development projects.

David Anderson is a director of Architects without Frontiers Australia, a project Architect with Hayball. He has lead joint AWF / OzQuest expeditions to Nepal for architects & architecture students overthe past 5 Years which has seen the construction of a School, kindergarten, school repairs, amenities & water collection facilities.

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