The purpose of the series is to widen the horizons of students of architecture and design by giving them the opportunity to share the thinking of leading members of the profession worldwide to whom they would not normally have access.
This includes speakers such as:
Architects: Will Alsop, Edward Cullinan, Terry Farrell, Norman Foster, Jan Gehl, Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl, Kisho Kurokawa, Daniel Liebeskind, Oscar Niemeyer, Jean Nouvel, Charles Renfro, Richard Rogers, Harry Seidler, Bernard Tschumi, Michael Webb, R Buckminster Fuller, Serge Chermayeff, Maxwell Fry, Philip Johnson, Denys Lasdun, Cedric Price, A & P Smithson, James Stirling
Engineers: Anthony Hunt, Frei Otto, Cedric Price, Peter Rice, Felix Candela, Ted Happold, Frank Newby, Konrad Wachsmann
Landscape Architects: Michael Ellison, Kathryn Gustafson, Lawrence Halprin, Peter Jakobsen, Ian McHarg, Roberto Burle Marx, Geoffrey Jellicoe, Peter Shepheard
Designers: Ron Arad, Ettore Sottsass, Alan Fletcher, FHK Henrion.