Green Dreams: Epic Retrofit Stories

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B117 Theatre (Basement), Glyn Davis Building (MSD), Parkville Campus, the University of Melbourne

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Rosanna Verde

  • Public Lecture

Delve into case studies featuring landmark buildings and refurbishments including Midtown Centre, 500 Bourke Street and 90 Collins Street. Witness the transformation, innovative design and sustainable retrofitting strategies reshaping our cities for a brighter future.

Please note - in-person attendance is only available to Retrofit Symposium attendees. The lecture will be live-streamed online, link to be provided soon.

About  the speaker

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Nicky Drobis is partner at architecture firm Fender Kastilidis. Focused on exploring design resolutions that foster human connectivity and are eco-centric, Nicky is dedicated to creating buildings that contribute to the social fabric and enrich peoples’ lives. Schooled in both architecture and architectural history, Nicky is focused on pushing design boundaries. Her ability to understand site context, and respond with interesting and sympathetic architectural solutions that balance client pragmatism with architectural vision, has been manifest from her earliest days with the practice. Nicky thus commits wholeheartedly to designing great outcomes on every level— functional, economic, urban and environmental—and in doing so, achieving the goals of our clients, our firm and the cities our work continues to shape.