21 - 22 August, 2019 | Bayview Eden, Melbourne, VIC
Katerina Dracopoulos, Director at Fulton Trotter Architects

Katerina Dracopoulos

Fulton Trotter Architects

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Pre-Conference Workshops: Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Friday, September 20th, 2019

9:00 AM Going Beyond the Services of a Traditional Library to Provide a Culture of Creativity through Business Diversification

Modern library design strives to incorporate a diverse range of features to encourage customer engagement and innovation. This is achieved by creating a collaborative space that attracts a wide array of customers. In this workshop Justine Ebzery and Katerina Dracopoulos from Fulton Trotter Architects will discuss how this can be achieved through an indepth study of the Potter Library Refurbishment and their journey in designing a library that seamlessly incorporates various services and spaces to encourage creativity.

  • Understanding traditional library services and their limitations
  • Learning how to provide an extensive digital platform with a range of different resources
  • Developing multi-purpose community spaces to drive creativity


Conference Day Two: Thursday, 22 August 2019

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

10:00 AM Potter Library at All Hallows’ School: Uncovering the Library’s Structural Design Process

Completed at the end of 2014, Potter Library has proven its architectural excellence as a space that embraces the evolution of Libraries from information to social spaces. Since the beginning it has successfully provided students and teachers with learning spaces for class groups that deliberately feel different to standard classrooms. Alongside the learning spaces it is also a space for social gatherings of the school community.

  • Examining the design process behind flexible space design
  • Applying strategies to overcome challenges faced through lessons learnt
  • Understanding how space diversification contributes to its success