Unlimited: Designing for the Asia Pacific

August 10, 2010

A new design event taking place in Brisbane, promoting the value of design thinking in shaping a positive future for the Asia Pacific region.

*Unlimited: Designing for the Asia Pacific* is a new initiative exploring the value of design thinking, taking place in Brisbane and supported by the Queensland Government. The triennial event takes place from 4-10 October 2010 in Brisbane.

Under the 2010 theme of Opportunity, Unlimited 2010 explores economic, social and environmental challenges impacting upon the Asia Pacific. The event will explore how future challenges are being embraced as opportunities for innovative, new thinking and how design thinking can change business.

The program of events covers exhibitions, workshops, masterclasses and talks, including:

*World Architecture Day talk: Habitat and Home* Speakers including Sir Peter Cook (Populous UK), Timothy Hill (Donovan Hill) and Dr Esther Charlsworth (Architects without Frontiers) examine the future possibilities of our urban environments.
4 October 2010, 6.30-8pm State Library of Queensland
["Register for Habitat and Home":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/world-architecture-day/]

*Real Impact with Bunker Roy* Bunker Roy, founder of India’s social work and research centre The Barefoot College, shares his perspectives on the programs developed by the college to establish rural communities that are self-sufficient and sustainable.
5 October 2010, 6-7.30pm State Library of Queensland
["Register for Real Impact with Bunker Roy":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/real-impact-with-bunker-roy/]

*Nielson Design Lecture: Sir Peter Cook* British architect Sir Peter Cook delivers the annual Nielson Design Lecture.
6 October 2010, 6-30-8.30pm State Library of Queensland
["Register for the Nielson Design Lecture":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/nielson-design-lecture/]

*Unlimited Symposium: Designing for the Asia Pacific* CJ Lim, Paul Bennett and Mark Ingram present a set of compelling viewpoints on how creative thinking will shape a positive future for the Asia Pacific region.
6 October 2010, 9am-12pm State Library of Queensland
["Register for the Unlimited Symposium":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/symposium-designing-for-the-asia-pacific/]

*Food Futures Workshop* Paul Bennett, Chief Creative Officer of IDEO, uses design thinking to discuss and demonstrate the importance of scalable and sustainable business models for food products.
6-7 October 2010, 9am-5pm (6 Oct) 10am-5pm (7 Oct) State Library of Queensland
["Register for the Food Futures Workshop":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/food-futures-workshop/]

*Emergent City workshop* An invitation-only workshop led by Professor CJ Lim, aiming to create a collaborative professional network offering specialist skills and knowledge for the creation of vibrant, sustainable cities in the Asia Pacific
6 & 7 October 2010, 1.30-5pm & 10am-5pm, State Library of Queensland
["Register for Emergent City workshop":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/emergent-city-workshop/]

*Smart Cities masterclass* CJ Lim leads a two-day masterclass in a multi-disciplinary, ecosystem-based design approach to creating a hypothetical satellite city to Brisbane.
8 & 9 October 2010, 9am-5pm State Library of Queensland
["Register for the Smart Cities masterclass":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/smart-cities-master-class/]

*Kinetic sculpture in the park*: Experimental designers Keehyun Ahn and Minsoo Lee of AnL Studio will create Lightwave, an interactive sculpture that will form the hub for the festival
4 October – 4 December 2010, South Bank Brisbane
["More information":http://unlimitedap.com/2010/09/lightwave/]

For more details about Unlimited 2010, visit the ["Asia Pacific Design Triennial":http://unlimitedap.com/] website.

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