UTZON Lecture Collective

Discover a rich library of UTZON lectures where you'll hear from more than 50 world leaders in the field of the built environment.

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UNSW Built Environment’s UTZON lecture series features industry experts and academics whose inspiring work shapes the world’s future cities for the benefit of all people and the planet. 

Launched in 2010 by architect and UNSW alum Jan Utzon, the son of Danish architect and designer of the Sydney Opera House Jørn Utzon AC, the series features more than 50 Australian and international speakers.

Latest UTZON lecture

2023 Donald K Turner UTZON Lecture | Mun Summ Wong and Richard Hassell

UNSW Seidler Chairs in the Practice of Architecture, Mun Summ Wong and Richard Hassell, co-Founding Directors of WOHA, an international award-winning architectural practice based in Singapore.

A preview of the collective library

Baye Adofo-Wilson

Lawyer, Real Estate Developer, USA

Redeveloping Black Communities | Learnings from American Urban Planning 

Alison Killing

Pulitzer Prize-winning Architect, Killing Architects

Investigating Xinjiang's network of detention camps

Francine Houben

Founding Partner, Mecanoo Architects, Delft, The Netherlands

People, Place, Purpose, Poetry

Hank Koning and Julie Eizenberg

Founding Principals, Koning Eizenberg, USA

Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal

Dame Jo da Silva OBE

Global Director of International Development, Arup Group, United Kingdom

Reducing Risk, Building Resilience

Jan Utzon

Utzon Architects, Denmark

Sydney Opera House: The Past, Present and Future

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For information about upcoming UTZON lectures and to stay connected to UNSW Built Environment, please contact us at ada.events@unsw.edu.au

The extensive collective library