Episode 33: WAF Singapore Aussies Part 1

 

WAF logoJan Henderson reports from Singapore at the World Architecture Festival and Inside, the World Festival of Interiors, 2013. In this report, Part One of a series, Jan interviews Paul Finch the programm director of WAF, David Parken, CEO of Australian Institute of Architects and Helen Norrie, one of the creative directors of the AIA’s National Conference 2014.

Jan discusses the escalating Australian participation at WAF, what attracts Australian practices to the Festival and makes them successful in various categories of competition.

Coming soon: Part Two, an interview with leading Singapore architect Wong Mun Summ, one of the founding directors of renowned Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA. Mun Summ talks about his terrace gardens that dot Singapore’s skyline, and the importance of green architecture that incorporates plants in the built environment of Singapore.

World Architecture Festival, Singapore, 2013, Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

 

 

 

Segment Producer  –  Ron Brown

Host – Jan Henderson

Camera/Sound – Dianna Snape

Editing – Amruta Nargundkar