Leading architect Kerstin Thompson to deliver 2019 Heritage Address

The Heritage Council of Victoria is very excited to announce that leading architect Kerstin Thompson will be giving this year’s Heritage Address as part of Open House Melbourne’s July 2019 programme.

Passionate about integrating our heritage into the future of our city, Kerstin Thompson has worked on award winning architectural projects with heritage at their heart. Her recent project, The Stables VCA Faculty of Fine Arts & Music at the University of Melbourne received a Heritage & Educational Architecture Award from the AIA Victorian Chapter in 2018.

The Heritage Address is an annual lecture given by a prominent individual on matters relating to our heritage.

Kerstin’s practice focuses on architecture as a civic endeavour with an emphasis on user experience and enjoyment of place. Her talk will be a thought-provoking look at the role heritage plays in our cities and lives.

The Heritage Address will be held at 6pm on  Monday 15 July at Federation Hall, University of Melbourne Southbank campus, 5/7-17 Grant Street Southbank. The event is free but bookings are essential.

Bookings can be made through the Open House Melbourne website.