Friday 29 November 2024


Art Gallery of New South Wales
The Domain, Art Gallery Road
Sydney NSW 2000
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Program Info

Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world: more than 86 percent of us live in urban areas and more than two-thirds of the population is located within capital cities.

However, contemporary forces are creating new scenarios and changing the shape of our metropolitan areas. The pandemic, coupled with the increasing cost of living within our capitals, has boosted the appeal of a regional lifestyle and prompted a more decentralised workforce.

How can works of architecture and infrastructure galvanise and better support these new urban environments? What are the forces shaping the architectural project within these decentralised cities? An/Other City will explore the architectural possibilities of a less centralised urban life.


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Andrew Burges

Principal, Andrew Burges Architects

Andrew Burges studied architecture at the University of Sydney, where he graduated with first class honours and the University Medal in 1992. Andrew completed a Master of Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, graduating with distinction in 1996.

Andrew has 25 years’ experience in architectural practice, including 20 years as principal of Andrew Burges Architects (ABA). Prior to forming his practice in 2001, Andrew worked in firms in Sydney, New York and Boston, developing expertise in large-scale urban masterplanning and urban housing proposals, civic and sporting structures.

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Maryam Gusheh

Associate Professor, Monash University

Maryam is associate professor in architecture at Monash University. Her work examines the relationship between architectural practice and the social and political contexts in which the built fabric is designed, constructed and received.

Her interests include culture and identity in architecture, cross-cultural practices and inclusive architecture. Maryam often works at the intersection of academia and industry and is skilled at conceptualizing and realizing collaborations that span these worlds.

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