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Floortalk: Marika Neustupny and Nigel Bertram

Thu February 29th @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT

$20.00 – $30.00

Join the curators of When Robin Boyd Went to Japan for a floortalk.

Marika Neustupny is founding Director of NMBW. She has taught in design and urban research since 1995, Marika has a Master of Architecture from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) and a PhD from the University of Queensland. She worked and studied in Tokyo for over 3 years and is fluent in Japanese language. Marika led the NMBW studies unit ‘When Robin Boyd Went to Japan’ at Monash University, Semester 2, 2023. Marika has been part of many award-winning project design teams such as for the University of Melbourne New Student Precinct, winner of the 2023 Victorian Architecture Gold Medal. Marika is currently chair of the National Committee for Gender Equity, Australian Institute of Architects.

Nigel Bertram is a founding Director of NMBW, Practice Professor in Architecture at Monash University and Adjunct Professor at University of Western Australia. He has a Master of Architecture from RMIT University and was awarded his PhD from the same university in 2010. Nigel has taught at Monash and RMIT Universities for over 20 years, and is currently a Design Review Panel member for the Office of the Victorian Government Architect. He has authored a number of research publications, and has a range of experience working at different scales on NMBW’s award winning projects. He has worked at a local office in Tokyo and will be the second point of contact for this exhibition.

This talk is part of the When Robin Boyd Went to Japan exhibition public program taking place at Walsh Street from 18 February – 10 March 2024 – Find out more.  

Exhibition admission is included in your ticket.

Curated by Marika Neustupny and Nigel Bertram, When Robin Boyd Went to Japan is a collaboration between the Robin Boyd Foundation, NMBW Architecture Studio and CIBI.

Thank you to our program partners NMBW Architecture Studio, CIBI, MPavilion, MADA, Monash University, Australian Tapestry Workshop, RMIT Design Archives, State Library of Victoria, Mainroad Marketing, Konpira Maru Wines, Four Pillars Gin and Molly Rose Brewing.

Before your visit, please note:
– Attendees must be 16 years and over.
– No external food or drink is permitted.
– Large bags and backpacks will need to be checked in at entry.
– Stiletto or pointed heels are not permitted due to our cork flooring.
– Tickets are refundable up to 72 hours prior to the event.
– Tickets may be exchanged as long as the purchaser advises us of the new attendee’s name via email

We offer discounted tickets to RBF Friends and Boyd Circle members – support the Foundation and join today.

Image: Tokyo, Japan. Slide taken by Robin Boyd, 1969. Walsh Street Archive. © Estate of Robin Boyd. 


Thu February 29th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
$20.00 – $30.00


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