Dr Alberto Pérez-Gómez will deliver six lectures across Australia as part of the 2017 Droga Residency Program. Introducing Dr Pérez-Gómez to Australia and the Droga Residency program, AIA chairman Alec Tzannes AM welcomed the eminent architect to their distinguished list of residents. Through the residency program, these members have contributed to the advancement of ideas about architecture, to the ultimate benefit of the broader community.

Dr Pérez-Gómez is currently the Saidye Rosner Bronfman professor of the 'History and Theory of Architecture' course at McGill University's architecture school in Montréal, Canada.

Over the course of his Droga Residency Program from 24 April to 3 July 2017, Dr Pérez-Gómez will deliver six lectures as well as chair several student seminars at accredited architecture schools across Australia. Dr Pérez-Gómez’s first public event will be a floor talk in Sydney on Wednesday 3 May at 6pm. Hosted in the Droga apartment, the event will feature Dr Pérez-Gómez ‘in conversation’ with professor Anthony Burke, head of the UTS School of Architecture, and Dr Adrian Carter, professor of the Abedian School of Architecture at Bond University.

This event is being held in conjunction with the PRAXIS National Architecture Conference and is open for bookings. Drinks and catering will also be included.

Dr Pérez-Gómez’ will also travel to Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne as part of the lecture series.