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Literary Event with Elizabeth Farrelly

@ the historic St John’s Church/ Red Door Cafe, Evans Street, Moruya

Friday 4th June, 11.45am to 2pm

$20 includes Finger Food, Wine, Tea and Coffee

Bookings Essential through Moruya Books

Please phone 02 4474 2242

Columnist Elizabeth Farrelly brings her unique perspective as architectural writer and former city councilor to a burning question for our times: how will we live in the future? Can our communities survive pandemic, environmental disaster, overcrowding, government greed and big business?
Using her own adopted city of Sydney, she creates a roadmap for urban living and analyses the history of cities themselves to study why and how we live together, now and into the future.
Killing Sydney is part-lovesong, part-warning: little by little, our politics are becoming debased and our environment degraded. The tipping point is close. Can the home we love survive?

Dr Elizabeth Farrelly trained in architecture and philosophy, practiced in Auckland, London and Bristol, holds a PhD in urbanism from the University of Sydney, and is an Associate Professor (Practice) at the University of NSW Graduate School of Urbanism. She was born in Dunedin, New Zealand but has made Sydney her home since the late 1980s.                                          

Elizabeth is the author of several books, including Three Houses – a monograph on renowned architect Glenn Murcutt – is a Walkley-shortlisted journalist, critic and essayist and served as a Councillor for the City of Sydney from 1991 to 1995.

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