Venues & Events
UniSpace hosts international glass event
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- Created on Thursday, 17 May 2012 16:32
UniSpace hosts international glass eventUniSpace Sunderland will today host an architectural glass event attracting guest speakers from across the world in its iconic National Glass Centre (NGC) building. The Symposium in Architectural Glass will bring 120 delegates to UniSpace for plenary sessions in the NGC, plus a dinner in the museum’s unique restaurant overlooking the River Wear.
This is the second time the National Glass Centre has hosted the International Symposium in Architectural Glass, which includes traditional lectures with panel discussions, workshops demonstrations and informal networking opportunities.
The Symposium will run for two days (May 17/May 18) and is organised with the help of the NGC-based Institute for International Research in Glass (IIRG), co-ordinated by Professor Sylva Petrova, of the University of Sunderland.
The emphasis of this event is how flat glass is used three dimensionally in space and as a creative means of expression. This will explore both the theoretical and practical aspects of this process: idea exploration; design development; use of new technologies; the possibilities of technical restrictions; and the multi-disciplinary approach prevalent in many projects.
Sharon Olver, Commercial Manager of the University of Sunderland responsible for UniSpace, commented: ‘The National Glass Centre is an architecturally unique building that houses a national museum and visitor attraction. We are delighted to be hosting this prestigious international event which addresses the latest thinking in glass technology.’
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