Author: Jiri Lev

Jiri Lev is the organiser of ArchiCamp, a member of NSW Chapter Council of Australian Institute of Architects and one of the creative directors of the 2017 Australasian Student Architecture Congress. Jiri is passionate about Australian environment, both natural and built. As a sole practitioner, Jiri is particularly interested in ethical and sustainable development. In his work, he focuses on natural materials sourced locally and interpretation of traditional construction methods. See Jiri's other public ventures.

Agency 2017 Architecture Congress

Australasian Student Architecture Congress is taking place in Sydney 29 November – 2 December 2017 Full Speaker Lineup: Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Atelier Bow Wow, Tokyo) Julie Eizenberg (Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Los Angeles) Virginia San Fratello (Rael San Fratello, San Francisco) Jeremy Till (Pro Vice Chancellor Central St Martins, London) Peter Rich (Peter Rich Architects, Johannesburg) Emma…

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Adrian Welke joining ArchiCamp 2016

Very kindly joining us at the 2016 ArchiCamp will be Adrian Welke (Troppo Architects WA). Adrian is a director of Troppo Architects’ Fremantle practice, has served as Professor Emeritus at NTU School of Built Environment and is currently an Adjunct Professor at University of WA. He has lectured widely in Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Papua New…

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Drew Heath at ArchiCamp 2016

A successful and awarded architect, builder and Newcastle Architecture School’s tutor Drew Heath is coming to ArchiCamp again in 2016. Drew specialises in handmade and handcrafted buildings with low environmental impact and represents a very valuable addition to the amazing list of top architecture professionals, who will be generously sharing their time with students at ArchiCamp as tutors and mentors.…

Kerry and Lindsay Clare return to ArchiCamp in 2016

Profs Kerry and Lindsay Clare, a RAIA gold medallist husband and wife duo, are joining us at ArchiCamp again! Learn more on their website and Wikipedia. ArchiCamp 2016 will take place 30 September – 3 October in Butterwick, NSW (Hunter Valley). Registrations will be open to architecture students and graduates from across Australia as well as overseas. Pre-register to be notified…

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Elizabeth Farrelly at ArchiCamp 2016

Generously sharing her time with us at ArchiCamp 2016 will be Professor Elizabeth Farrelly. Elizabeth is a Sydney-based author, architecture critic, essayist, columnist and speaker. She has contributed to current debates about aesthetics, ethics, design, public art, architecture, urban environments, society and politics. Farrelly’s range of interests and contributions are wide enough to have caused her to be…

Shepherds Ground Community Design Workshop

18 June 2016, Butterwick The team behind the Shepherds Ground masterplan extension project, which started at ArchiCamp 2015, have prepared a weekend of talks and activities for the community members and interested public. Organised by Bobbie Bayley, Owen Kelly, Ryan Jago and Rohan Bodman, with guest speakers Martin Bryant, Christ Johnstone and Rebecca Whan, and stormy weather changing its mind for the better,…

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Dungog Common Public Presentation

9 April 2016, Dungog The team behind the mountain biking / tourist hubs for Dungog Common, which started at ArchiCamp 2015, have presented their developed designs to the stakeholders and the community. Just a few finishing touches now, and the client is ready to apply for funding, DA, and build! Thanks go to the designers Frank Verevakabau, Daniel Morris, Nick…

ArchiCamp 2016 Launched, with Adrian Welke (Troppo Architects)

Following the humbling success of our 2015 camp, we’re now well under way organising the next! Joining us this year will be Adrian Welke of Troppo Architects (2014 RAIA Gold Medallist, Perth). Also on board are David Travalia (Hobart) and Drew Heath (Sydney). Interested are Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury, Kerry and Lindsay Clare, Lawrence Nield and Lindsay Johnston  – their participation will have to be confirmed closer to the camp…

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ArchiCamp 2015 Report & Photos

2015 ArchiCamp took place 2-5 October in Butterwick NSW (Hunter Valley). Over 70 architecture and design students from 6 states gathered with some 20 guests and tutors, including Rick Leplastrier, Lindsay Johnston, Kerry and Lindsay Clare, and Drew Heath, aiming to directly benefit through design work the flood-damaged town of Dungog NSW, as well as future…