Fast Forward – Pip Cheshire, Rammed earth and carbon fibre: one project up north: 7 Aug – 6.30pm
7 August 2013
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Venue: Engineering Lecture Theatre 1.439, 20 Symonds Street
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pip Cheshire is an architect with a practice of twenty-five staff in Auckland. He is a graduate, Distinguished Alumni and former Adjunct Professor of Auckland University’s School of Architecture. He is also a writer, surfer and recipient of the NZIA Gold Medal, the citation for which noted: “Pip’s intellectual honesty and integrity have directed him away from paths of least resistance, and self-belief and a necessary stubbornness have enabled him to follow a course of his own making. At key points in his career he has rejected safe choices in favour of riskier but potentially more fulfilling options.”
His practice undertakes institutional, commercial and residential work in New Zealand, Australia, USA, and Antarctica, and has been widely published and the recipient of numerous awards.