Saturday 21st October // Boardwalk Gallery, Wrest Point

Dr Helen Norrie is a writer, curator, architectural critic and design academic working across scales from the curation of ideas through text and exhibitions, to the design of buildings and urban environments. Helen is a lecturer in the School of Architecture & Design at the University of Tasmania, and founder of the Regional Urban Studies Laboratory (RUSL), a collaborative urban design research initiative that explores the opportunities for the future sustainable urban development, particularly in regional centres. RUSL uses academic, postgraduate and undergraduate design research investigations to explore a range of urban issues, focusing on the role of architecture in developing a relationship between urban design, development and planning.