SLQ Design Transparent Lab: What are we losing in the growth of our cities?


The annual UR{BNE} Films event returns to SLQ to explore the question ‘what are we losing in the growth of our cities?’. Listen in as panelists respond to this question in a PechaKucha-style presentation, followed by a screening of feature documentary, The City Dark (83mins).

Brisbane Transparent Lab: What are we losing in the growth of our cities?
Type: Talk and Film
Topic: Cities and Design
Date: Sunday 30 March
Time: 4pm-6pm
Venue: Auditorium 1 and QLD Terrace, Level 2, SLQ
Entry Fee: Free, bookings here
Contact: or 07 38429381
Details: Presented by SLQ’s SLiQ Flicks and Asia Pacific Design Library in support of the UR{BNE} Festival the event features a panel of speakers discussing aspects of designing and living in cities. Tobias Volbert, Landscape Architect and founder 7 Senses Foundation discusses ‘Losing our human senses’; Paul Songhurst, Public Space Planner, Brisbane City Council discusses’Losing our sense of style’; and Sonia Kirby, Planner, Establish Consulting discusses’Losing our sense of wonder’. After the discussion there will be a screening of the film “The City Dark” – a feature documentary about light pollution and the disappearing night sky, premiering in competition at the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival.