Skip to main content
  • Share:
Media release icon
Featured Article

Eight amazing Vivid Festival events to see if you love architecture, design and planning

  • Date: 14.05.2019
  • Type: Featured Article
  • Author: NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Vivid Sydney is just around the corner, and 2019 looks to be a bumper year for the iconic winter festival, with 181 events on offer. To save you time, we’ve gone through and picked out the eight best events to do with design, architecture and planning.

 

1. Future Sydney: Global innovation for building inclusive cities

Vivid news article sydney global innovation in content 835x500

 

Today half the world’s population live in cities, but with such rapid growth, how do we ensure they remain an inclusive place for all people? This discussion is all about how we can better connect people with place.

 

You can see this event from 9-11am, 7 June 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

2. Design in the Boardroom

Vivid news article design in the boardroom in content 835x500

 

Design is no longer a million-dollar industry, but a billion dollar one. This panel of four industry leaders examines the wave of enterprise design that is currently sweeping across corporate Australia.

 

You can visit the event from 2 – 4pm, 3 June 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

3. Tumbalong Lights: Inclusive playSPACE

Vivid news article tumbalong lights in content 835x500

 

Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, Tumbalong Lights is back and better than ever with an inclusive playground for people of all ages and abilities, designed in collaboration with artists who have a disability.

 

You can visit this event from 5 – 11pm, 24 May – 15 June 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

4. Triangulum

Vivid news article in content triangulum 835x500

 

Triangulum is an interactive light installation, a maze of pathways created from semi-reflective posts filled with LED pixels that people can wander through and alongside.

 

You can visit this event from 6 – 11pm, 24 May – 15 June 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

5. Placemaking – buzzword, bogus or bona fide?

Vivid news article placemaking in content 835x500

 

Find out what’s shaping the places we live, work and play in this talk designed to engage urbanists, development professionals, government bodies and creative practitioners.

 

You can visit this event from 5.30 – 7pm, 5 June 2019.

Fore more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

6. Ikea – Future Design

Vivid news article in content ikea 835x500

 

In this panel event, experts from IKEA and leaders across interior design, sustainability, research and innovation will explore design-led approaches to creating better homes and communities for a better future.

 

You can visit this event from 12 – 2pm, 31 May 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

7. The Untimed Life – How can city infrastructure revolutionise the way we live?

Vivid news article in content untimed life 835x500

 

In this unique panel discussion, three urban planners will attempt to explore the notion of the ‘untimed life’, and to answer such questions as ‘Can city amenities actively enhance our ‘work-life’ experience?’ and ‘Is there such a thing as a humane city?’

 

You can visit this event from 10am – 12pm, 14 June 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

 

8. Co-existence

Vivid news article in content coexistence 835x500

 

The Concourse architecture in Chatswood is set to be transformed by a surreal 3D-mapped projection, exploring the relationships between individuals and communities and told in a variety of visual languages.

 

You can visit this event from 5:30 – 10:30pm, 24 May – 16 June 2019.

For more information about this event visit the Vivid Festival website.

  • Tagged: