Chameleon architecture: Ross Langdon

Ross is an architect with a deep sensitivity to the communities and traditions in which his projects are located. Born and brought up in rural south-eastern Tasmania, he now focuses on ecologically and socially sustainable tourism infrastructure in environmentally sensitive locations. His is currently working in Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania on a number of eco-lodges and smaller cultural projects and will show us how a building can be integrated into communities on many levels.

by TEDxTalks

Regional Associates are an award winning, enthusiastic and dynamic architecture and research consultancy specializing in unconventional, sustainable design solutions.

Working across a diverse number of fields from both the public and private sectors Regional Associates focus on eco-tourism, development analysis, public infrastructure and private residential projects.

Derived from the specifics of research conducted for each site and project, Regional Associates produce sustainable design solutions responsive to the availability of local materials and skills ensuring a sensitivity to both climatic conditions and local communities.

Drawing on a broad range of consultants from around the world, Regional Associates operates a dynamic interdisciplinary business model in which resources, skills and expertise are gathered and tailored to the specific requirements of each project.

Decentralized, flexible and highly mobile, Regional Associates have offices and representatives covering three continents including the UK, Uganda and Australia each committed to developing new models for the integration of environmental, social and economically sustainable projects.

Campbell Drake – Director

Currently a PhD candidate at RMIT University, Campbell Drake completed a Bachelor of Architecture at RMIT in 2005 and a Masters of Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University, London in 2010. Campbell is member of artists collective Contemporary Site Investigations, a sessional lecturer at the School of Architecture & Design, RMIT University and Monash School of Art Design and Architecture. Campbell has given master classes at the University of South Australia, the Lae Technical University, Papua New Guinea and has been invited to lecture at the Technical University of Berlin, Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda and the Architectural Association in London.

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