COFA Talks Online
COFA Talks - Sam Marshall - MCA: The Redevelopment
Sam Marshall, the lead architect in the redevlopment of the Museum of Contemporary Art, looks at some of the problems and pitfalls facing the original building, and explains how he and the redevelopment team overcame these issues while still maintaining the integrity of the original site.
Sam, 45, is a Sydney-based architect who runs his own architectural practice, Architect Marshall. In 2000 he won the RAIA Wilkinson Award for the besthousing project in NSW for a warehouse conversion in Darlinghurst. Sam studied architecture at the University of NSW in the 1970s. In recent times he hasreturned to the classroom to tutor design at both the University of Sydney and the University of NSW. He has been published and has also exhibited widely bothin Australia and overseas. His work reveals a consistent respect for heritage and context, with environmental concerns playing an important role. Specifer spoketo Sam about his aspirations, inspirations and his thoughts on architecture.
This talk was shot on Tuesday July 24th as part of the COFA Talks series.