The UWA Historical Society

Ambles with a landscape architect

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Understanding the changes made to the campus in the 1970s

Have you ever wondered what essential elements make today’s Crawley Campus so special? Join former University Landscape Architect Jean Brodie-Hall in a one-hour tour to understand some of the key changes made during the 1970’s which developed the character and enhanced the tranquillity and ambience of the University’s campus that has been enjoyed since that time.

Winthrop Hall prior to 1970
Jean Brodie-Hall
Saturday 19 October 2013
3.30-4.30 pm
New venue: Whitfeld Bust – northern edge of Whitfeld Court, UWA Crawley Campus.
Limited places available — registration is essential.
UWA Historical Society President on 0417 178 275 or [email protected].

Walk the original paths of the internal roadways that dominated the spaces around Winthrop Hall, Hackett Hall and the early Administration Buildings. Understand what changes were made, and why they were made as these roadways disappeared, providing for our current pedestrian intimacy with these unique buildings.

About Lady Jean Brodie-Hall AM FAILA

Lady Jean Brodie-Hall was the inaugural Landscape Architect appointed to staff under University Architect Arthur Bunbury at The University of Western Australia and is a founding member of her Institute. She is a prominent landscape architect who provides insight into the significant campus changes made in the 1970-80 period.