209 items tagged “awards”

festivals

Sydney Architecture Festival 2014

  • Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 10, 2014
  • Various locations accross Sydney

The 2014 Festival theme "Connections - The Making of a Great City" invites participation in events across the city. The Festival offers international and local insights into the city’s built environment with a packed program of architecture talks, exhibitions, panel discussions, films,children’s activities, open day events and guided tours.

festivals

Sydney Architecture Festival 14

  • Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 10, 2014
  • Various locations accross Sydney

The 2014 Festival theme "Connections - The Making of a Great City" invites participation in events across the city. The Festival offers international and local insights into the city’s built environment with a packed program of architecture talks, exhibitions, panel discussions, films,children’s activities, open day events and guided tours.

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SAF14 - Our Houses with Peter Stutchbury and Graham Nottle

  • Nov. 9, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • $25 (including a copy of Houses Magazine)

Our Houses goes behind the scenes, offering a unique insight into Australia’s best residential architecture. These lively, public forums look beyond the finished product, following the architect and the homeowner on their journey together from brief to day-to-day living.

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SAF14 - Architecture on Show in Randwick: Residential/small scale/local

  • Nov. 6, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Randwick Town Hall, Cnr Avoca & Francis Street, Randwick
  • Free, booking required

Urban Design Awards recipients Fox Johnson and Tribe Studio discuss their winning projects. Speakers: Emili Fox, Conrad Johnston and Hannah Tribe. Curated by Andrew Nimmo and Annabel Lahz

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AOS: MARRICKVILLE: Heritage Begins at Home & Building in Context

  • Oct. 1, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Herb Greedy Hall, 79 Petersham Road, Marrickville
  • Free

20 Years of the Marrickville Medal: Building in Context Speakers: Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon (Assistant Director, Creative Services, Sydney Living Museums) and Anita Panov and Andrew Scott (Panov Scott) Curators: Sam Rigoli and Michael Zanardo

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2014 Gold Medalist Presentation:

  • Oct. 10, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • HASSELL STUDIO, Level 2, Pier 8/9, 23 Hickson Road
  • FREE but registration required

Phil Harris and Adrian Welke, co-founders of Troppo, have been awarded the 2014 Gold Medal at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

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Movie Club presents 'John Gollings: Eye for Architecture'

  • tomorrow
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets Sydney 2000
  • General $15 Concession/Members $12 Includes free admission to the Museum of Sydney

A journey into the world of cutting-edge architecture in Australia and Asia through the lens of renowned photographer John Gollings.

competitions and awards

27 Smith St: The Home of Tomorrow, People's Choice Award

  • Sept. 1, 2014 - Oct. 13, 2014
  • Online

27 Smith Street is an average suburban block awaiting a home. This competition called on architects to design the home of tomorrow. The shortlist has been decided and now it is your turn to cast your vote.

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SAF14 - Sydney Open

  • Nov. 2, 2014
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Various venues, Around the Sydney CBD, Various
  • Ticketed, booking required

On 2 November, join Sydney Living Museums for the 10th edition of Sydney Open as they throw open the doors to more than 50 of Sydney's best loved buildings.

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continuing professional development

ArchiTOUR: Ravenswood School for Girls

  • Sept. 25, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • $55 Member | $45 A+ member | $40 Graduate member | $30 SONA member | $75 Non-member | $40 Non-studen

This tour will thoroughly explore the project focusing on the urban, architectural and ecological ideas driving it

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AOS: SURRY HILLS Architecture and Scale - Small is beautiful

  • Aug. 30, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library

Speaker Eoghan Lewis will focus on how we perceive and understand the relationship of people and the built environment in the multitude of scales present in the city.

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competitions and awards

2015 William J Mitchell International Committee Prize

  • Aug. 1, 2014 - Sept. 5, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Online

The prize seeks to honour Australians who have made a significant contribution to the profession, study or advancement of architecture beyond our shores.

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Friedrich Ludewig ACME

  • Aug. 13, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • UTS School of Architecture Level 5, Building 6 702 Harris Street, Ultimo

Friedrich Ludewig, design director of award-winning UK-based firm ACME will speak on opportunities for architecture to be of its place, and how design elements can enhance the response to local and material differences.

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competitions and awards

NAWIC NSW: 2014 Awards for Excellence

  • Aug. 21, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • The Star, 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont
  • $280 Individual Member, $300 Individual Non-Member, $3,000 Table of 10

The National Association of Women in Construction's NSW 2014 Awards for Excellence recognises and celebrates the achievements of women in the building and construction industry.

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DETAIL Prize 2014

  • June 1, 2014 - July 31, 2014
  • Online

The DETAIL Prize aims to highlight the importance of architecture for society, to strengthen the role of architects in public life and to promote networking among industry peers.

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DETAIL Prize 2014

  • June 1, 2014 - July 31, 2014
  • Online

The DETAIL Prize aims to highlight the importance of architecture for society, to strengthen the role of architects in public life and to promote networking among industry peers.

competitions and awards

Cemintel 9 Dots Award

  • April 28, 2014 - Aug. 28, 2014
  • online

The award intends to break free from convention, to reimagine architectural possibilities and to redefine the typological ideas of the tight, urban block.

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Architecture on Show - Architecture by Boat

  • July 22, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Mark Tuckey Furniture 303 Barrenjoey Rd, Newport, NSW Australia
  • Free

Architecture by Boat, designing, building and living in a water access only home can have its unique set of problems. But Casey Brown has some wonderful solutions to share in this special talk hosted by Mark Tuckey in his Newport ...

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Celebrity events: Archibald Prize 2014

  • July 23, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Entrance Courtyard, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
  • Free

Join ABC Classic FM presenter Margaret Throsby in conversation with the 2014 Archibald Prize winner Fiona Lowry and the subject of her portrait Penelope Seidler.

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Competing Ideas: Public debate on the role and relevance of Architectural Design Competitions

  • July 30, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • University of Melbourne, Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre

Produced as a follow-on event to the Australian premier of the documentary “The Competition”, this public debate brings together a selection of architects, critics, and academics, to discuss the status of design competitions in Melbourne and within the context of Australia.

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Rural Architecture - Designing Residences for the Australian Ladscape

  • Aug. 21, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 60 Union Street Pyrmont NSW
  • Free

Join two inspiring discussions about designing for the Australian landscape with two of Australia’s most respected architects.

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Australian Premier Screening: The Competition

  • July 26, 2014 - July 27, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

A film presenting a raw account of leading architecture practices, Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry and Dominique Perrault, involved in an international design competition for the National Museum of Andorra.

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T@T NSW Architecture Awards - 12 speakers with 12 minutes

  • July 8, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Non Member $10|Student Non Member $5*| Insitute Member Free

Twelve 2014 NSW Architecture Award winning projects will be on show at this evening of fast paced presentations.

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competitions and awards

2014 Victorian Architecture Awards Presentation Dinner

  • June 20, 2014
  • 7 p.m.
  • Peninsula Shed 14, Central Pier Docklands, VIC 3008

The Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter President Peter Malatt invites you to celebrate with colleagues at the 2014 Victorian Architecture Awards Presentation Dinner on Friday 20 June, 7pm at Peninsula, Shed 14 Central Pier, Docklands. $175.00 per person 10 ...

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competitions and awards

Home Design Magazine Australian Living Green Interior Awards Night

  • June 19, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Interface, 101 Chalmers Street Surry Hills
  • $30.00

The winners, from Australian and International entries, will be unveiled on the night and it is also an opportunity to network with industry professionals.

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Tuesdays@Tusculum - 12 speakers with 12 minutes, NSW Architecture Awards Night

  • July 8, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Non Member $10|Student Non Member $5*| Insitute Member Free

Hosted by: Joe Agius (NSW Chapter President)Speakers: The list of presenters will be announced after the awards presentation night.Twelve 2014 NSW Architecture Award winning projects will be on show at this evening of fast paced presentations.

competitions and awards

The 2014 David Lindner Prize

  • March 11, 2014 - April 28, 2014
  • online

This prize aims to inspire graduates and emerging architects to engage in important and challenging design issues through research. To nominate for the prize entrants must submit a written proposal dedicated to encouraging new research on architecture in the public ...

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2014 World Architecture Festival Awards

  • March 27, 2014 - May 30, 2014
  • online

The seventh edition of this popular international event will be held at the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore from 1 to 3 October 2014. Last date for awards entries is Friday, 30 May.

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Collins and Turner: Out of Normal

  • April 10, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free, registration required

Collins and Turner will present recent and current work, including projects which explore an ongoing fascination with the potential for new and holistic relationships between architecture and landscape.

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Alumni Award Winners: Elizabeth Carpenter, Jacqueline Connor & Julie Mackenzie

  • April 3, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free, registration required

A talk about about what motivates them and key experiences in their practice. The talk is co-hosted with the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning’s Alumni Association.

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Home Design Magazine Green Interior Awards Australian Living

  • Dec. 3, 2013 - May 23, 2014
  • online

welcoming entries from interior designers, architects, interior stylists, interior consultants, building designers, sustainability consultants and homeowners.

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2014 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards

  • March 20, 2014
  • 5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Peppermint Bay, Tasmania
  • $99

Recognising and honoring the accomplishments of individuals who contribute to society through architecture and the built environment.

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2015 NSW Emerging Architects Prize

  • March 3, 2014 - April 11, 2014
  • online

Do you, a colleague of yours, or a uni friend deserve to receive the 2015 NSW Emerging Architects Prize? If so, Stage One nomination entries are closing 11 April in NSW! Nominate someone now!

competitions and awards

National Trust Heritage Awards are open for submission

  • March 6, 2014 - April 1, 2014
  • Online
  • $65 Individual or Community, $98 Government or Corporation

The deadline for submissions has now been extended until April 1!

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2014 Bates Smart Award

  • Feb. 17, 2014 - March 31, 2014
  • online
  • $60.00 (including GST)

The award aims to boost media coverage of architecture and interior design in Australia and encourage quality debate about current architectural issues around the world.

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2014 Houses Awards

  • Jan. 13, 2014 - March 28, 2014
  • online

Entries are now open for the 2014 Houses Awards, an annual program celebrating Australia’s best residential architecture. The last day to enter is Friday 28 March.

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Australian Institute of Architects’ 2014 NSW Architecture Awards

  • Jan. 1, 2014 - March 11, 2014
  • online

Entries will close on Tuesday 11 March. Nominations are currently open for projects within New South Wales completed before January 2014.

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tours

NSW Chapter presents a Hunter Region coach tour of two iconic early Blacket award winners:

  • April 5, 2014
  • 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Non Members $150 | Members $130

Australian Institute of Architects, NSW presents a coach tour of two iconic early Blacket award winners: Tocal College by Ian McKay and Phillip Cox, Architects in Association and The Rothbury Estate Winery by Allen. Jack & Cottier. Architects (Partner in Charge Keith Cottier).

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Architecture On Show: architecture and health

  • Feb. 22, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • 405 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

The idea of “eliminating poverty” is a great goal, no one could disagree - what worries me is that politicians with money and charismatic rock stars make the words sound so, so easy. I don't have a bucket of money, a policy to release or a guitar but I do have an idea… it’s called Housing for Health.

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2014 Dulux Colour Awards

  • Jan. 1, 2014 - Feb. 6, 2014
  • Australia

Less than a month to go! Have you entered the 2014 Dulux Colour Awards?

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conferences

ArchiBUSINESS: Getting your Project Awards-Ready

  • Jan. 23, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • $75 Members & students | $110 non-members

Gathering a group of experts from architectural photography, graphic design, public speaking as well as past winners and jury chairs, this seminar will focus on a set of best-practice approaches to the tricky task of getting your project awards-ready.

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AV Jennings Churchill Fellowship

  • Dec. 5, 2013 - Feb. 21, 2014
  • Online

Applications are now open for its $20,000 AV Jennings Churchill Fellowship, which funds overseas travel for recipients to undertake research in the field of domestic architecture, building and planning.

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2014 Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships in Architecture

  • Oct. 18, 2013 - Dec. 2, 2013
  • Online

Three scholarships worth $20,000 each are on offer to aspiring young architects who have a passion for travel in order to enhance their talents. Applications must be submitted online by 2 December.

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SAF13 - In Conversation with Richard LePlastrier - David Moore Photography Retrospective

  • Nov. 10, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Customs House Sydney, 31 Alfred St, Sydney
  • Free but booking essential

Join architect Richard Leplastrier in conversation with Mika Utzon Popov for a look at the David Moore Photography Retrospective celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House.

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DARCH Horse Awards

  • Oct. 28, 2013 - Nov. 22, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks CBD Design Studio, 50 Carrington Street, Sydney
  • Free

Now in its second year, the DARCH Horse Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions by non-architects in the pursuit of a high quality built environment.

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workshop

Essential Interior Timber Design Seminar

  • Nov. 14, 2013
  • 1:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning St Potts Point NSW
  • Free

This free seminar will explore how timber may be used in interior applications. Presentations include winning projects in the interior categories for the 2013 Australian Timber Design Awards.

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festivals

SAF13 - Beaux Arts Ball

  • Nov. 7, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, Level 1, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
  • $15 adults, $12 Powerhouse Member and concession

Celebrate architecture with a Beaux Arts Ball inspired party. Deck yourself out in your favourite building and revel in all things architectural!

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SAF13 - Public Sydney: Drawing the city

  • Nov. 7, 2013
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Level 1, Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

Public Sydney: Drawing the City, celebrating the public buildings, rooms and spaces of central Sydney, and providing and unparalleled and in-depth look at the development and evolution of the city.

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SAF13 - The Sydney University Wilkinson Lecture 2013: Professor Ian McDougall (ARM Architecture)

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 6:15 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • New Law Building Lecture Theatre 101, University of Sydney, Eastern Avenue #Level 3, Law School Building F10, Camperdown
  • Free, booking required

The 2013 University of Sydney Wilkinson Lecture will be delivered by Professor Ian McDougall of ARM Architecture who will talk about recent projects by his practice ARM Architecture.

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exhibitions

SAF13 - Winning Architecture: an exhibition of the top projects in NSW this year

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Willoughby Incinerator Art Space, 2 Small Street, Willoughby
  • Free, booking required

An exhibition of all winning projects entered this year in the Australian Institute of Architect Awards. Opening event with Adam Haddow. Adam Haddow is director of SJB Architects whose winning design has transformed the Willoughby Incinerator. He is the overall chair of the five elected awards juries in NSW.

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SAF13 - Architecture on Show with Joe Agius and Jeff Morehem: Randwick

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Tyree Energy Technologies, Building, Collaborative, University of New South Wales, Kensington
  • Free, booking required

A presentation by the winners of the 2013 Randwick urban design awards with Joe Agius, Cox Richardson Architects & Planners and Jeff Morehem, fjmt architects.

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SAF13 - Your Community Your City at the Crypt

  • Nov. 4, 2013
  • 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • The Crypt, St Patricks Church, Grosvenor Street, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

Celebrating the contribution of the BHTS to thinking about critical aspects of shaping the city. Three BHTS Scholars talk about their scholarships – and how they have influenced their professional lives and thinking about the shape of our community, our city.

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Randwick Town Hall: Architecture On Show - Making Space

  • Sept. 12, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Malabar Room, Randwick Town Hall. Corner Avoca and Frances St, Randwick
  • Free. RSVPs are required

Mary Ellen Hudson will be focusing on the award winning Mason Joseph House and the Chauvel House. While the outcomes of these projects are very different, the discussion will focus on how the design process and outcomes are influenced by the needs and wants of the client.

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Andrew Burns: Crescent House

  • March 22, 2013 - Nov. 1, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 16 - 20 Goodhope Street, Paddington NSW 2021
  • FREE

The inaugural project in Fugitive Structures, a series of four annual invitation-only competitions aimed at emerging and mid-career architects who are asked to design a small-scale temporary pavilion for SCAF’s Zen garden.

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Perimeter Networking Series

  • Sept. 3, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 800 Blackburn Road, Clayton, Vic
  • Institute Member $30, A+ Member $28, Retired, Privileged or Graduate Member $15, Non-Member $53

The event will include a presentation/tour of the NCSS by Kristen Whittle of Bates Smart Architects, a CPD talk on ‘Daylight in Architecture – The Possibilities and Benefits’ by Antony Di Mase of Di Mase Architects, & lunch.

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Contemporary Architects 2013 Speaker Series

  • Sept. 4, 2013 - Sept. 25, 2013
  • 6 p.m.
  • James O Fairfax Theatre; National Gallery of Australia
  • Check website for price

Pritzker prize-winning architect Glenn Murcutt, 2013 Emerging Architect prize-winning architect Clare Cousins, Grand Designs Australia presenter Peter Maddison & the accomplished Renato D’Ettorre.

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Urban Impacts: Emma Wiliamson - CODA Architects, Freemantle

  • Aug. 13, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $20 | Institute Member $15

The 2013 Interstate Speaker series will focus on the Urban Impacts of architectural projects around Australia. This is the third of the four part series curated by Architect Sam Crawford.

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2013 Marion Mahony Griffin talk - “The Magic of Australia”

  • Aug. 15, 2013
  • 6 p.m.
  • Shine Dome, Australian Academy of Science, Gordon Street, Canberra

Presented by Caroline Pidcock. The topic will include:Since Donald Horne described Australia as "the lucky country" is 1964, his negative inference has generally been ignored, with most Australians taking on the more positive idea of this country being gifted beyond ...

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Randwick Town Hall: Architecture On Show

  • Aug. 8, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Malabar Room, Randwick Town Hall, 30 Frances St, Randwick.

Speakers: Georgina Wilson and Luigi Rosselli; winners of the Randwick Urban Design Awards.

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Thursday Night Lectures - Andrew Burns - Orthodoxy and Alternatives

  • Sept. 5, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Wilkinson Building, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, 148 City Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • FREE!

Title: Orthodoxy and Alternatives Speaker: Andrew Burns About the talk In this wide ranging talk, Andrew Burns will identify and challenge a number of orthodoxies; legacies of uncritical attitudes towards modernism and heritage. These orthodoxies steal alternative futures and impose ...

awards

AIA National Awards past winners list (1981 - 2011)

You can also download a list of winners of National Awards from 1981 to 2011, or see the list of winners from the 2012 Awards.

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competitions and awards

SAF13 - 2013 National Architecture Awards

  • Nov. 7, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Studio, Sydney Opera House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Ticketed, booking required

This years awards evening will be held at the Sydney Opera House as part of its 40th Birthday celebrations.

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AAA Self Drive tour: At home with the Architect

  • Aug. 24, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wahroonga, NSW
  • Check website for price

Go inside this award winning modernist home designed by architect Russell Jack (founding partner of Allen Jack + Cottier) in the late fifties.

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Sydney Design 2013 International keynote lectures

  • Aug. 6, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 500 Harris St Ultimo 2007
  • Adult: $20 Concession: $16 Powerhouse Member: $16

Join two eminent architects as they discuss how designers can strengthen both the physical infrastructures of cities and cultural resilience of communities before and after natural disasters.

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Flinders Street Station Design Competition - The People’s Choice Award

  • July 23, 2013 - Aug. 5, 2013
  • online voting

Have your say on the future of Flinders Street Station! Six designs have been shortlisted – now they want your feedback.

websites

D*Hub

As a collection-centred, online design resource D*Hub is a forum for curators and other experts, as well as emerging and established writers from the design community, to explore many areas of design including architecture.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

List of BHTS Scholarship Recipients

Download the entire current list of Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Recipients.

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Australian lnstitute of Architects NSW Graduate & Student Awards Exhibition - Parramatta Library

  • July 5, 2013 - July 31, 2013
  • 9:30 a.m. - noon
  • Parramatta City Library Parramatta
  • FREE and bookings not required

A large photographic display of all the entries including prize winners.

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Applications Open for 2013 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships

  • July 9, 2013 - July 31, 2013
  • online

Applications close 31 July 2013! Up to 6 Scholarships of $15,000 will be awarded to graduates of an architecture programme in NSW to undertake a course of study, research or project.

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Tuesday@Tusculum Talk - 12 speakers with 10 minutes

  • July 9, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • FREE for Institute members, $10 for non-members and $5 for students payable at the door

Next week's Tuesday@Tusculum we congratulate the winners and bring you award winners in a series of short presentations on their winning project. Hosted by Joe Agius; Presenters include Drew Heath, Huw Turner, Angelo Candelapas, Guy Lake, Madeleine Blanchfield, Shaun Carter, ...

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Media Facade Exhibition 2013

  • May 22, 2013 - July 1, 2013
  • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • Free

Given that this is the first event of its kind in Australia, the Institute focused on giving visitors an overview of the best in media facades and media architecture.

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Open Agenda - Invitation

  • April 26, 2013
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Object, Australian Design Centre, Gallery: 417 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Join us at Object Gallery on the 26th April to celebrate the winners of the 2012 Open Agenda Competition, to launch the 2011 and 2012 Open Agenda publications, and to launch the new Open Agenda for 2013.

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DARCH Q&A(rchitect) Forum

  • April 23, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point (Tusculum)
  • Institute members free, non-members $10 at the door

Penny Fuller, Stewart Hollenstein & a panel of emerging architects come together to talk about the different directions in their careers so far and the future of our profession.

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Perimeter Networking Series: Sustainability - A Life Cycle Thinking Approach

  • April 23, 2013
  • noon - 2:30 p.m.
  • Keast Park Community Pavilion, Nepean Highway, Seaford, VIC 3198
  • Member $30, Retired/Grad Members $15, SONA Member $8, Student Non-Member $15, Non-Member $53

A presentation of the Pavilion, which was awarded with a Commendation in the 2012 Victorian Architecture Awards in the Public Architecture – New category. Followed by a seminar on the importance of sustainability and how to make the right choices by using the ‘Life Cycle Thinking’ approach.

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Randwick City Urban Design Awards 2013

  • Feb. 26, 2013 - April 5, 2013
  • Randwick NSW
  • Free

The awards promote excellence in urban design and recognise the architects who have made an outstanding contribution to Randwick City’s built environment.

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David Lindner Prize

  • March 25, 2013 - April 30, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW, 2011

Awarded to an individual whose submission generates ideas for solving real challenges facing our cities and towns, and contributes to the profession as well as the broader community.

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Kids Under Cover: 2013 'Cubby House Challenge'

  • March 20, 2013 - March 24, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • 9 Nicholson St Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
  • Free

Australia’s foremost architecture and building firms are creating diminutive designer digs to raise money for the country’s homeless and at-risk youth. Please get involved!

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2013 Australian Timber Design Awards

  • Feb. 11, 2013 - June 28, 2013
  • 12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
  • Australia

The entries are now open. This year entries may be considered for seven Application Awards and various Recognition Awards.

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National Trust Heritage Awards

  • Feb. 26, 2013 - March 22, 2013
  • Online
  • $95 Corporation/ Government, $65 Individual /Community Group

The National Trust has announced that registrations are now open for the National Trust Heritage Awards 2013.

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Lacoste + Stevenson book launch

  • March 14, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Bartley Clubroom, Reg Bartley Oval Grandstand, Waratah Crescent, Rushcutters Bay Park
  • Free

With design by renowned creative studio Toko and contributions from French and Australian critics, the book unpacks the conceptual approach that has led to the practice’s award-winning designs.

publications

Lacoste + Stevenson: Architecture Stories

With design by renowned creative studio Toko and contributions from French and Australian critics, the book unpacks the conceptual approach that has led to the practice’s award-winning designs.

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2013 NSW Architecture Awards

  • Dec. 12, 2012 - Feb. 28, 2013
  • Online
  • $515

Entries close 28 February!

competitions and awards

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 2013

  • Nov. 1, 2012 - Feb. 20, 2013
  • online

Churchill Fellowships allow you to design your own research project, travel the world and further your knowledge in your chosen field, before returning to make a real contribution to Australian society. Entries close Feb. 20!

competitions and awards

Dulux Colour Awards 2013

  • Nov. 1, 2012 - Feb. 8, 2013
  • Online
  • Free

Entries close on February 8! If you have not yet entered, this is your chance to be recognised for your inspiring use of colour in design.

podcasts

Conversation with Justin McGuirk

Justin McGuirk, UK-based curator and writer, and Swiss-based Urban Think Tank won the Golden Lion Award at this years' Venice Architecture Biennale. Have a listen.

podcasts

Conversation with John Wardle

Already one of Australian architecture's brightest stars, John Wardle is the winner of this year's Robin Boyd Award. Awarded by the Australian Institute of Architects, it's the nation's most prestigious ...

awards

SPUN Architecture Awards

SPUN (Small Practices Upper North) is part of the Australian Institute of Architects Practice Network Group.

public buildings

Hospitality Trade Training Centre, St Clare's High School, Taree

Austin McFarland Architects

This building was just awarded the AIA NSW Country Division Award for Non Residential Architecture. It demonstrates the architects' ongoing preoccupation with the use of ordinary materials in a way that's both reverential & innovative.

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talks

Conversations across borders - Jenny Officer with Sam Crawford

  • Nov. 20, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum. 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Members Free | Non-members $10 | Student non-members $5 on the door

A series of presentations by interstate guest architects brought to you by Sam Crawford and the Institute of Architects. Our guest speaker in November is Jennie Officer from Officer Woods.

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JOHN WARDLE & guests in conversation

  • Nov. 13, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum. 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • Members Free | Non-members $10 | Student non-members $5 on the door

Join our award winning special guest, Melbourne based architect, John Wardle in an informal conversation with Adam Haddow, Joe Snell and friends at a special edition of Tuesdays@Tusculum next week.

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competitions and awards

SAF12 Photographic Competition - EmAGN 2012

  • Nov. 3, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • UTS Architecture Warehouse, 50 Kensington Street, Chippendale, NSW
  • Members free, Non-Members $10

Last year, the premise to the competition was that architects see the city a bit differently and to provide an opportunity for our demographic to engage with the city and to exhibit their work in the public domain in order ...

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tours

SAF12 Sydney Open - Focus Tours

  • Nov. 3, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Various venues around the Sydney CBD
  • Ticketed, booking required

Saturday 3 November marks the next step in your big city romance as you head out on one of the Sydney Open Focus Tours. Led by the buildings' architects or owners, these tours are incredibly popular, so it's best to ...

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tours

SAF12 Sydney Open - Night

  • Nov. 2, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Various venues around the Sydney CBD
  • Free, no bookings

A behind the scenes access to five iconic buildings. Grab your friends or family for some Friday night fun with live music at those buildings.

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tours

SAF12 Sydney Open - City Pass

  • Nov. 4, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Various venues around the Sydney CBD
  • City Pass - General: $40, Member/Concession: $30. Booking fees apply.

We open the doors of many Sydney buildings that are usually "off limits". Explore award-winning contemporary designs, much-loved heritage buildings & architectural icons.

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talks

SAF12 Talk - Architectural Advocacy: The Design-Density Challenge

  • Nov. 1, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Customs House Sydney, 31 Alfred St, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

How can we improve our cities? Does densification really work? And what has infrastructure got to do with it? For a lively and outspoken take on these larger than life issues, come to the Architectural Advocacy Design and Density Challenge. ...

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walks

SAF12 Walk - Redfern

  • Oct. 28, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Clock Tower, Redfern Post Office 101-103, George Street Corner Redfern Street, Redfern
  • Ticketed, booking required, Public $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

This two hour architecture walk explores the changing landscape of Redfern's built environment.This transformation is epitomised by the presence of award winning designer homes and commercial premises, state of the art community facilities and a potpourri of retro shops, cafes, ...

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SAF12 Architecture on Show - with special guests

  • Oct. 27, 2012
  • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • The Marrickville Town Hall. 96 Illawarra Road
  • Free, booking required

A panel of architectural thinkers on adaptive re-use and conservation of buildings in this Saturday Forum set in the Old Marrickville Town Hall.

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talks

SAF12 Talk - AAA Black Talk: Ken Yeang

  • Oct. 25, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
  • Public $75 (Early Bird $60), AAA Members $50, Students $40

Dr Ken Yeang is the Chairman and Design Director of Llewlyn Davies Yeang (UK) and principal of its' sister company Hamzah & Yeang (Malaysia), an International architecture firm with its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, best known for designing innovative ...

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exhibitions

SAF12 NSW Chapter 2012 Award Winners Exhibition

  • Oct. 24, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Parramatta Library, 1B Civic Place, Parramatta
  • Free, no bookings

The 2012 Winners of th Australian Institute of Architects, NSW Chapter Awards were announced on 28 June at Luna Park. The winning Awards Boards will be on display at Parracity Library for the duration of the Festival.

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competitions and awards

Transiting Cities Design Ideas Competition

  • Sept. 14, 2012 - Nov. 30, 2012
  • noon
  • morwell, victoria
  • Student $50, Group / Firm $75

How can we rethink, regenerate, rebrand, rework, reactivate cities dominated by singular economies for a vibrant and innovative future?

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talks

AS Hook Address by Gold Medal winner, Lawrence Nield

  • Oct. 23, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, Registration a must

The address provides insight into the life, work and principles of this years RAIA Gold Medallist and the state of the profession. This years winner, Lawrence Nield will deliver the address.

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competitions and awards

DARCH Horse Awards

  • Sept. 12, 2012 - Oct. 19, 2012
  • noon - noon
  • 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • Entry is FREE

A new initiative, the DARCH Horse Awards have been developed to recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions by non-Architects in the pursuit of a high quality built environment.

festivals

Volunteer at Sydney Open, 2-4 November

  • Sept. 12, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
  • Sydney CBD and surrounding suburbs

The success of Sydney Open is made possible through volunteers. Can you spare a half or full day to promote your city’s special architecture? Would you like to gain an insight into how successful cultural events are run?

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competitions and awards

Curry Stone Design Prize Presentations at the GSD

  • Nov. 16, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Harvard GSD, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Free

Curry Stone Design Prize Presentations at the GSD Free to the public. RSVP: events@currystonedesignprize.com

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competitions and awards

Curry Stone Design Prize Awards Ceremony

  • Nov. 15, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Harvard GSD, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Free

Curry Stone Design Prize Awards Ceremony Free to the public. RSVP: events@currystonedesignprize.com

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talks

Dulux Study Tour Slide Night

  • Sept. 6, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 1/50 Carrington Street, Sydney
  • FREE

Shaun Carter, who travelled to the United Arab Emirates, Berlin and London as winner of the 2012 Dulux Study Tour Award, shares his thoughts on "Just because we can, should we?"

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Tuesday @ Tusculum : 2012 Houses Awards: The stories behind awarded designs

  • Aug. 28, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $10 | Student Non Member $5| Institute Member Free

The Australia House competition, organized by the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial in Japan, drew 154 entries from a vast array of practitioners and students from Japan, Australia and beyond.

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tours

ACT Award Winning Bus Tour

  • Aug. 19, 2012
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 2a Mugga Way, Red Hill, ACT 2603
  • Members/Consession $45.00, SONA/Student $25.00, Adults (Non Members) $55.00

Join us for an exciting tour of a variety of commercial and residential Award-Winning architectural projects around Canberra.

public buildings

Dapto Anglican Church Auditorium

Silvester Fuller

The design of the Dapto Anglican Church Auditorium is a response to the changing functional and social direction of the church and its relationship with the community.

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SAF12 Architecture on Show - 80 years of The Sulman Architectural Medal

  • Oct. 27, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library 405 Crown Street Surry Hills 2017
  • members FREE/non members $10, booking required

THE SULMAN MEDAL is now in its 80th year. The immediate past Government Architect, Peter Mould provides a fascinating insight as he takes us through the 80 years of this often controversial award through photographs of each winning project.

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Q&A(rchitect) Forum

  • Aug. 15, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • FREE for members

DARCH would like to invite graduates, emerging architects & students, join us for our own q&a session with the winner of the NSW Emerging Architect Prize 2012, Penny Fuller from SilvesterFuller

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Tuesday @ Tusculum

  • July 24, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks Design Studio
  • Non Member $10 | Student Non Member $5| Institute Member Free

Winners of Australia’s most prestigious urban design award, the Australia Award for Urban Design, were recently announced as part of Built Environment Meets Parliament. This year, three awards were won by firms from NSW. This special Tuesdays@Tusculum will shine the spotlight on each of the winning firms and projects.

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Tuesday @ Tusculum

  • July 10, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $10 | Student Non Member $5| Institute Member Free

An insight into the 2012 Architecture Award winning projects from the architects themselves. Each speaker will provide the story behind the project in a short and sharp 10 minute/20 images presentation.

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exhibitions

NSW Architecture Award Winners on display

  • July 3, 2012 - July 27, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • FREE- Mon to Fri 10am to 5pm

An exhibition of NSW awarded projects including this year's Sir John Sulman Medal for Public Architecture - BVN Architecture's new addition to the Ravenswood School for Girls (Gordon).

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The Sir John Sulman Medal for Public Architecture examined.

  • July 3, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • Institute members are free; non members $10; students $5

In 2012 we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Sulman Medal for Architecture, Australia’s longest standing architectural award, an award intended for buildings of exceptional merit.

competitions and awards

Planning Excellence 2012 NSW Awards

  • June 1, 2012 - Sept. 28, 2012
  • Sydney

The Awards for Excellence Program recognises innovation, leadership and excellence in the planning profession, stimulates the public awareness of excellent projects and emphasises the importance of good planning in the community. The 2012 Award categories have been designed to respond ...

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SPUN 2012 Inaugural Architecture Awards

  • June 15, 2012 - Aug. 15, 2012
  • Sydney

To enable small practice architects to showcase their expertise and receive public and professional recognition of their work, SPUN (Small Practices Upper North) Architects Network Upper North District of NSW has launched its inaugural SPUN 2012 Architecture Awards on 15 ...

competitions and awards

Australian Timber Design Awards 2012

  • Feb. 13, 2012 - June 29, 2012
  • online
  • Entry costs $295 (includes GST)

There's still time to get your entry in for the Australian Timber Design Awards, but don't delay: Entries close 29 June 2012.

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The Gold Medal Address at the Vivid Ideas Exchange

  • May 29, 2012
  • 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • The Vivid Ideas Exchange (The Forum)
  • Non-members - $30.00, Members - Free

2012 Gold Medal Tour is proudly supported by the Australian Institute of Architect's Principal Corporate Partner BlueScope Steel. The Gold Medal is the highest honour given by the Australian Institute of Architects to one of its members, in recognition of ...

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DARCH Gold Medal Lunch with Lawrence Nield

  • May 30, 2012
  • 1 p.m.
  • Bodhi Restaurant, Lower Mezzanine Cook and Philip Park, 2-4 College Street, Sydney
  • Free

A lunch for a small group of emerging architects and graduates to meet the AIA's 2012 Gold Medallist, Lawrence Nield.

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competitions and awards

South East Asia Property Awards 2012

  • Nov. 21, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Shangri-La Hotel - Singapore
  • Early bird rates at US$3,000 for a table of 10 (normal rates US$4,000)

Now in its second year, the 2012 South East Asia Property Awards celebrate the best of the best in the region’s luxury residential property sector.

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exhibitions

2012 Redlands Westpac Art Prize

  • May 3, 2012 - Aug. 2, 2012
  • 9:34 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
  • National Art School, Forbes St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Free

The exhibition will feature works by 47 of Australia & New Zealand's most exciting contemporary artists, spanning a diverse range of mediums: painting, photography, installation, sculpture & new media works.

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Huihai Xie - Dialogue

  • April 10, 2012 - May 5, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
  • Free

An exhibition at Art Atrium by the 2006 & 2003 Archibald Prize Finalist Huihai Xie. The exhibition will be officially launched by Professor Philip Cox AO on Saturday 14 April 2.30–4.30pm.

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Q&A(rchitect) Forum

  • April 11, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum Auditorium, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSW 2010
  • RAIA members free, $10 non-members at the door

Entries are now open for the 2012 NSW Emerging Architect Prize and DARCH is having a chat about our profession with our brightest thinkers and makers. Don't miss it @ Tusculum April 11!!

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talks

Horses for Courses: A Sure Bet

  • April 19, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Green Square Library and Customer Service Centre, Tote Building, 100 Joynton Ave, Zetland, 2017
  • Free, bookings essential

In 1908 Zetland’s Victoria Park racecourse was opened with the most modern, best facilities. In 1944, Victoria Park racecourse was closed and redeveloped for car manufacturing. The end of an era…

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Architects in Conversation at Art Atrium - Richard Goodwin & David Holm

  • April 1, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
  • Free

Join Goodwin & Holm as they discuss the inspiration behind their works & the different ways they utilize drawings & sketches at work & at play.

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NSW architecture awards presentation to jury days

  • March 30, 2012 - March 31, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free

See first-hand the entries in the Australian Institute of Architect’s 2012 NSW Architecture Awards. Architects will present their entries in 5 minute intervals to the awards jury.

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UTS Architecture Public Lecture: Architect as Artisan and World Citizen, by Steve Badanes

  • March 21, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • Free

Highlighting stories & images from 40 years of design/build with the Jersey Devil group, in collaboration with students in underserved communities.

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2012 Utzon Lecture Series - Professor Deo Prasad

  • Sept. 19, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • UNSW Kensington Campus
  • FREE

Built Environment 2012 Utzon Lecture Series Built Environment's Utzon Lecture Series was officially launched in 2010 by Jan Utzon, former UNSW student and son of the renowned Danish architect Jørn Utzon. Held on a regular basis at the UNSW's Kensington ...

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Timber Triumphs

  • March 20, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • Institute members free | non members $10 | Students $5

Architects Timothy Moon and Clinton Murray discuss recent award winning timber projects at Tusculum on March 20: Escarpment House and AIIM Processing and Devices Building.

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David Boyle, recent residential projects

  • March 13, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Instiute memebrs free | non members $10 | Students $5

David will present a selection of houses located on the Central Coast and Sydney during this talk at Tusculum. His residential projects have been widely published and awarded.

festivals

Melbourne Open House 2012

  • July 28, 2012 - July 29, 2012
  • Melbourne Victoria
  • Free

Melbourne Open House (MOH) 2012 unlocks the city's significant buildings for the fine people of Melbourne (and her visitors) to explore. It's a rare opportunity to discover the often-hidden wealth of design, architecture, engineering and historic gems nestled around the ...

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The Middle of East. Old + New

  • Feb. 21, 2012 - March 30, 2012
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Non Member $10, Student Non Member $5, Institute Member Free

An exhibition of over 50 photographs by Marc Stringa in the atrium at Tusculum, presenting a glimpse into the extraordinary changes occurring in the Middle East region.

Architects Registration Board NSW

Matthew Chan - Guest Commentator

Our guest commentator is the founding principal of SCALE Architecture, a Sydney based practice committed to excellence in Architecture, design and urbanism.

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AIA Internatio​nal Speaker Series - Alberto Campo Baeza, Perth

  • March 8, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Octagon Theatre, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009
  • Varies

One of the world’s most prominent architects, Madrid-based Alberto Campo Baeza, will visit Australia as a guest of the AIA International Speaker Series.

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AIA Internatio​nal Speaker Series - Alberto Campo Baeza, Melbourne

  • March 7, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Spot Basement Theatre, University of Melbourne, 198 Berkeley Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Varies

One of the world’s most prominent architects, Madrid-based Alberto Campo Baeza, will visit Australia as a guest of the AIA International Speaker Series.

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AIA Internatio​nal Speaker Series - Alberto Campo Baeza, Sydney

  • March 6, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Footbridge Theatre, University of Sydney, Level 4 Holme Building, Science Road, University of Sydney NSW 2006
  • Varies

One of the world’s most prominent architects, Madrid-based Alberto Campo Baeza, will visit Australia as a guest of the AIA International Speaker Series.

competitions and awards

Dulux Colour Awards 2012

  • Jan. 31, 2012 - Feb. 10, 2012
  • Online
  • Free

Entries close on 10 February! If you have not yet entered, this is your chance to be recognised for your inspiring use of colour in design.

competitions and awards

Dulux Colour Awards 2012

  • Jan. 31, 2012 - Feb. 10, 2012
  • Online
  • Free

Entries close on 10 February! If you have not yet entered, this is your chance to be recognised for your inspiring use of colour in design.

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continuing professional development

Rick Joy Master Class Blue Mountains

  • March 10, 2012 - March 16, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 336 Evans Lookout Road, Blackheath, NSW 2785
  • $3,300 inc GST

Arizona architect Rick Joy will join Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury and Lindsay Johnston for a one-week residential Architecture Master Class at Jemby Rinjah Lodge at Blackheath in the Blue Mountains.

competitions and awards

Houses Awards 2012

  • Jan. 25, 2012 - July 27, 2012
  • Online

The entries provide a unique insight into contemporary residential design and the contribution Australia’s architects and designers make to enhancing the way we live today. Entry submissions accepted from 16 January 2012 until 30 March 2012.

competitions and awards

Australian Interior Design Awards 2012

  • Jan. 25, 2012 - April 27, 2012
  • Online

Any Australian-based design professional may enter, including interior designers, interior decorators, interior architects, architects and all other design professionals. Entry submissions will be accepted until 14 February 2012.

competitions and awards

Houses Awards 2012

  • Jan. 25, 2012 - July 27, 2012
  • Level 6, 163 Eastern Road, South Melbourne VIC 3205

The entries provide a unique insight into contemporary residential design and the contribution Australia’s architects and designers make to enhancing the way we live today. Entry submissions accepted from 16 January 2012 until 30 March 2012.

competitions and awards

Australian Interior Design Awards 2012

  • Jan. 25, 2012 - April 27, 2012
  • Level 6, 163 Eastern Road, South Melbourne VIC 3205

Any Australian-based design professional may enter, including interior designers, interior decorators, interior architects, architects and all other design professionals. Entry submissions will be accepted until 14 February 2012.

masterplans

Modupod Flexible Learning Environment

NBRS+PARTNERS

MODUPOD is a visionary deign idea for relocatable educational facilities. The reuse and relocatability of the components and forms makes it fully sustainable through flexible geometry, easy assemblage and dismantelling capabilities.

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Emergency Architects Australia Talk for Darch Members

  • Dec. 9, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • HASSELL, L2, 88 Cumberland Street Sydney
  • Free, RSVP necessary by Dec 5

Listen to EAA derector Richard Briggs discuss the details of how to deliver landmark architecture in one of the remotest parts of the world.

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The Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship

  • Nov. 23, 2011 - Jan. 27, 2012
  • 3:53 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Level 15, 20 Bond Street, Sydney NSW 2000

A program which awards funding to talented Australians so they can explore and develop their artistic gifts either abroad and/or interstate. Scholarships are each worth $20,000!!

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Short Black Talk - Coca-Cola Place (Formerly the ARK)

  • Nov. 23, 2011
  • 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • 40 Mount Street, North Sydney
  • $40 (Members) $50 (Non-Members)

Paul Reidy, Principal with Rice Daubney gives a talk on Coca-Cola Place. Architecturally sophisticated, it is representing ‘World Leadership' in sustainable design.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

BHTS List of Themes and Projects

Download the list of themes and projects researched by the BHTS recipients over the years.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Byera Hadley Biography

Download the Biography of Byera Hadley.

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Architecture On Show at Mosman Library with Paul Berkemeier

  • Oct. 31, 2011
  • 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Mosman Library, 605 Library Walk, Military Road, Mosman
  • Free, no bookings

Paul Berkemeier is the national councillor, honorary treasurer & chair of the NSW education committee for the Australian Institute of Architects. Paul has written numerous feature articles and critiques of buildings and urban projects for Architecture Australia, Architecture Review, The ...

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Architecture On Show at Woollahra: Celebrating Heritage Architecture

  • Oct. 27, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Woollahra Council Chambers, Mansfield Room. 536 New South Head Road, Double Bay.
  • Free, booking required

In association with the Sydney Architecture Festival, Woollahra Council invites residents to join Australia's leading architects as they share their design secrets and take you inside some of the most stunning heritage properties in Sydney's east. The evening will be ...

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The Architectural Advocacy Challenge for Design & Density

  • Oct. 27, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • UTS Architecture Warehouse, 50 Kensington St, Chippendale
  • Free, no bookings

Why are so few modern heritage places included on the World Heritage List? What is listed internationally? What isn’t?

competitions and awards

2012 National Trust Heritage Awards

  • Oct. 20, 2011 - Feb. 6, 2012
  • NSW, Australia
  • $65 - $98

The National Trust Heritage Awards offer a unique opportunity to showcase individuals, organisations, government departments and community groups who have completed a project that promotes the conservation of Australia's environmental, built or cultural heritage. Now in its nineteenth year, the ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships 60th Anniversary

2011 celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the scholarship first being awarded.

#2 Emerging Architects in London

Kate Doyle    

Andrew Burns (Andrew Burns Architect), Matthew Chan (Scale Architecture) and Hannah Tribe (Tribe Studio Architects) will act as ambassadors for the architectural scene in Sydney taking part in the London Architecture Foundation's Emerging Architects program from 17- 21 October as part of the 60 Anniversary of the BHTS. Share their insights as they move through the program and afterwards.

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60th Celebration of The Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

  • Oct. 21, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney

2011 marks the 60th year since Byera Hadley bequeathed money from his Estate, to be administered by the NSW Architects Registration Board, to enable winners to undertake a course of study, research or other activity approved by the Board as ...

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Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Pechu Kucha Evening

  • Oct. 21, 2011
  • 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

2011 marks the 60th year since Byera Hadley bequeathed money from his Estate, to be administered by the New South Wales Architects Registration Board to enable winners to undertake a course of study, research or activity approved by the Board ...

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Student & Graduate Awards Exhibitions

  • Oct. 19, 2011 - Oct. 29, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Entrance, Customs House Sydney, 1 Alfred St, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

The NSW Students and Graduate Awards will be featured at Customs House during the Sydney Architecture Festival. A video display of the student works will be shown during the 10 day celebration of architecture. The Awards include the highly coveted ...

competitions and awards

2011 Australian Timber Design Awards, People's Choice Award

  • July 22, 2011 - Oct. 1, 2011
  • PO Box 154, St Leonards, NSW 1590

View all entries into the 2011 Australian Timber Design Awards and cast your vote! Online voting now open!

festivals

2011 Sydney Architecture Festival

  • Oct. 20, 2011 - Oct. 31, 2011
  • Sydney
  • Varies

Architecture comes alive for the annual Sydney Architecture Festival! Mark the dates in your diary!

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Q&A(rchitect) Collaboration

  • Aug. 1, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning St, Potts Point
  • FREE

All projects within the built environment are the result of collaboration between a number of parties including clients, developers, builders, planners and consultants.To celebrate the launch of the Collaborative Achievement in the Built Environment Awards, DARCH invites you to a ...

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On Architecture: James Stockwell

  • July 30, 2011
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street Surry Hills 2010
  • Free for Library & AIA members, $10 for non-members

James Stockwell, winner of the 2008 Wilkinson Award for the Residential Buildings and 2009 National Architecture Award, will present a lesson on architecture.

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Ideas + Propositions: Welsh + Major

  • Aug. 30, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free

Australian Institute of ArchitectsTuesday Night TalksWinter 11 SPEAKERS: David Welsh + Chris Major Welsh and Major, Greenway award winners in 2009 have to date produced a series of elegant, smaller scale works that compress space and sculpt light. Enriched by ...

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Wilkinson/Sulman

  • Aug. 23, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free

Australian Institute of ArchitectsTuesday Night TalksWinter 11 INTRODUCTION: TBA The 2011 NSW Architecture Awards presentation from the Wilkinson and Sulman Award winners.

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Win, Lose, Draw – The Architectural Competition

  • Aug. 16, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free

Australian Institute of ArchitectsTuesday Night TalksWinter 11 INTRODUCTION: Philip ThalisSPEAKERS: David Stevenson and Thierry Lacoste, Michael Zanardo and Shaun Carter, Tom Rivard The architectural competition as a procurement tool has justifiably fallen into disrespect in Australia of late. However, looking ...

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2011 Newcastle Division Architecture Awards Dinner

  • July 29, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Noah's On The Beach, Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara Street Newcastle NSW 2300
  • Tickets $100 per person

The 2011 Newcastle Division Architecture Awards regonises the best in design excellence within the diverse area of the Newcastle Division. The awards cover architecture completed within the last three years from the sunny coastal shores of the Central Coast, out ...

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Q&A(rchitect)

  • Aug. 11, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library and Community Centre
  • FREE for RAIA member, $10 for non-members

Following the recent announcement of the 2011 NSW Emerging Architect Prize, the winner Matthew Chan of Scale Architecture will give a presentation about his career progression, mentors and contribution to the professional community.

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Australian Stone Architectural Awards Entry 2012

  • July 4, 2011 - Aug. 31, 2012
  • 5 p.m. - noon
  • Sydney
  • FREE

Awards submitted for the fourth round of the above awards will be published in Discovering Stone magazine!

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Engineering Excellence Exhibition

  • July 1, 2011 - Jan. 1, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 500 Harris St, Ultimo
  • Included with Museum admission

On display are six local and international projects that received industry awards from the Sydney Division of Engineers Australia 2010 including the Aldar Headquarters building in Abu Dhabi.

festivals

2011 Sydney Architecture Festival Launch

  • Aug. 4, 2011
  • Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Road, Rozelle

Launch of 2011 Sydney Architecture Festival at Sydney College of the Arts coinciding with the launch "Neues Bauen International 1927/2002" For more information on Bauhaus and Beyond go to www.goethe.de/Australia or http://sydney.edu.au/sca/. Visit the 2011 Sydney Architecture Festival website for ...

competitions and awards

2011 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships

  • June 1, 2011 - July 29, 2011
  • L2, 156 Gloucester St, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Free

2011 celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the scholarship first being awarded. Hurry the 2011 applications close on the 29th of July!

talks

2011 Gold Medal Tour - Graeme Gunn

  • April 7, 2011 - Aug. 18, 2011
  • Australian Institute of Architects

Graeme Gunn LFRAIAAustralian Institute of Architects' 2011 Gold MedallistThe Melbourne-based architect is best known as 'being a fighter for better housing for all Australians' and for working consistently to enhance our quality of life by 'improving our housing and urban ...

podcasts

Architecture of Death

Listen about the Queensland's Kingaroy Crematorium, which won this year's 2011 Gabriel Poole Award for Building of the Year and was designed by JMA Architects.

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2011 NSW Architecture Presentation/Awards Evening

  • July 1, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sydney Hilton, 488 George Street
  • Cocktail Ticket $95, Dinner Ticket $175

Come and celebrate the best of architecture in NSW at the official presentation of the 2011 Architecture Awards. The ceremony will take place at the Sydney Hilton, 488 George Street, on Friday 1 July. Doors open at 5.30pm for drinks ...

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tours

2011 Awards Houses Tour

  • July 16, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSW 2010
  • Non Member $150, Student Non Member $120, Members $120, Sona Member $90

The only tour for this year, featuring houses entered into the Architecture Awards Program for 2011.

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2011 Gold Medal Tour Presentation

  • June 15, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSW 2010
  • Non Member $30, Student Non Member $15, Members FREE

Awarded annually since 1960, the Institute's Gold Medal is the architectural profession's highest accolade. The 2011 Gold Medal recognises Graeme Gunn, a Melbourne-based architect known as 'being a fighter for better housing for all Australians' and for working consistently to ...

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competitions and awards

Key to the Key competition

  • May 16, 2011 - June 7, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • National

Key to the Key Design For Lockwood Competition With your imagination being the only limit, the theme for the 2011 Design for Lockwood competition is Key to the Key. Any member of the design community is eligible to enter, including ...

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Key to the Key competition

  • May 16, 2011 - June 7, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • National

The theme for the 2011 Design for Lockwood competition is Key to the Key. Any member of the design community is eligible to enter, including architects, industrial designers, interior designers and students. Entries close Tuesday 7 June 2011.

competitions and awards

Think Brick Australia Awards

  • April 20, 2011 - May 31, 2011
  • Australia

In 2011, the Think Brick Awards encourages innovative Australian architects to push the boundaries of traditional brick design and present original ways of using brick in a contemporary environment.

residential

1 Yagoi Hamlet, Ecovillage

degenhartSHEDD

1 Yagoi sits mid-way up a hill at the Valley Terraces, Ecovillage, being serviced by a one-lane kerbless road that provides access to only about four homes. The streetscape presentation is evident from the main road long before this small ...

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Blackmores Campus Warriewood

Watermark Architecture & Interiors Pty Ltd, Blackmores

An award winning project that maintains a sensitive balance between the building & the environment. It meets the ongoing operational requirements of Blackmores, but also reflects their brand, company ethos and culture in a highly sustainable and healthy environment.

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Melbourne Open House 2011

  • July 30, 2011 - July 31, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Melbourne Victoria
  • Free

Melbourne Open House (MOH) 2011 unlocks the city's significant buildings for the fine people of Melbourne (and her visitors) to explore. It's a rare opportunity to discover the often-hidden wealth of design, architecture, engineering and historic gems nestled around the ...

residential

Murra Murra

Luigi Rosselli Architects

Boasting one of the most scenic settings in Sydney, the site of Prince Henry at Little Bay is loaded with history. Firstly as a significant aboriginal site; since the 1880s an important coastal hospital with a rich legacy collection of ...

podcasts

Bali luxury wins Australian award

And now to Bali in neighbouring Indonesia where Australian born architect Richard Hassell is with By Design's Janne Ryan. Richard is a founder of his Singapore-based architectural firm WOHA - ...

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Stormtech Scholarship for an Aboriginal Architect

  • Jan. 27, 2011 - July 10, 2011
  • 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Nowra
  • Scholarship

Australian family business Stormtech, which has been a regular supplier of drainage channels and systems to projects by Pritzker Prize winning architect Glenn Murcutt, has announced that it will fully sponsor a selected Aboriginal architect, graduate or senior student of ...

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UTS Architecture Public Lecture: Open Agenda Winners

  • Oct. 27, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway 2007
  • FREE

Open Agenda Competition Winners Byron Kinnaird, Barnaby Bennett and James Gardiner are the confirmed speakers for this Public Lecture. Featuring Anthony Burke, chair of the competition, who will give an Introduction about the Open Agenda 2010 Competition, currently on exhibition ...

exhibitions

Advertisements for Architecture 2010

  • Oct. 18, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

When architects, design professionals and students were invited to create Advertisements for Architecture the results included an array of tongue-in-cheek ads. OpenHAUS and DARCH invites the public to the exhibition of "Advertisements for Architecture 2010". The most outstanding of these ...

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Advertisements for Architecture 2010 - OPENING NIGHT

  • Oct. 21, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE

OpenHAUS and DARCH invite you to the Opening Night of Advertisements for Architecture 2010.Highlights of the night:* FREE Entry* Refreshment will be provided* Imperial Beer as the exclusive beer sponsor* Casual slidenights by some Advertisement entrants showcasing their visions* Vote ...

podcasts

Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers is one of the world's most celebrated living architects and our guest this week on By Design. For half a century he has been an extraordinary figure in ...

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exhibitions

Open Agenda Exhibition

  • Oct. 19, 2010 - Jan. 30, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 31 Alfred St Circular Quay 2000
  • Free, no bookings

Open Agenda: Speculative Architecture and Design ResearchCustoms House exhibition opening as part of Sydney Architecture Festival, October 2010 Open Agenda is an annual competition initiated in 2010 by the School of Architecture at the University of Technology, Sydney aimed at ...

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Dulux Study Tour Information and Slide Night

  • Oct. 12, 2010 - Oct. 12, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • 2 Hill St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
  • FREE

The 2011 Dulux Study Tour is an amazing opportunity to see the architectural sights of Europe in May 2011 and is open to all emerging architects and graduates (within 10 years of graduation). DARCH invites all emerging architects to an ...

podcasts

On a shoot with architectural photographer Jon Linkins

By Design visits the prize-winning Donovan Hill-designed Z House in Brisbane with photographer Jon Linkins. We wanted to see how a professional architectural photographer interprets and interacts with a house. ...

festivals

SAF 2010 - Ch4 Competition

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Oct. 31, 2010
  • Customs House, Forecourt, Circular Quay, SYdney
  • FREE

The first of its kind in Sydney, this contemporary exhibit is a showcase of student architecture giving them an opportunity to design and construct a temporary pavilion in the forecourt of Customs House for the 2010 Sydney Architecture Festival. The ...

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SAF 2010 - Open Agenda Exhibition

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Oct. 31, 2010
  • 8 a.m.
  • Customs House, Sydney
  • FREE

An initiative of the School of Architecture at UTS, Open Agenda is an annual competition aimed at supporting the development of a new generation of experimental designers in Australian Architecture. Open to recent architecture graduates, Open Agenda is focused on ...

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SAF 2010 - A.S. Hook Address

  • Oct. 26, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW

Lindsay & Kerry Clare, 2010 Gold Medal Winners will deliver the A.S. Hook Address Introduction : Brian Zulaikha, NSW Chapter President Professor Alfred Samuel Hook's dedication led to the birth of the RAIA in 1929 and the nurturing of it ...

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2010 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships

  • Sept. 17, 2010
  • 5 p.m.
  • New South Wales
  • FREE

Applications are now open for the 2010 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships. The Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships have been awarded since 1951 as a result of the Trust established by the late Byera Hadley, an architect and educator. The Byera Hadley ...

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Randwick City Urban Design Awards 2010

  • Sept. 24, 2010
  • 5 p.m.
  • Randwick, NSW
  • FREE

Randwick City Council's 2010 Urban Design Awards are now open for nominations, seeking Inspirational building design that enhances the urban environment of Randwick City. The Urban Design Awards are open to registered architects who have been involved in an approved ...

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2010 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work

  • Oct. 8, 2010
  • 5 p.m.
  • Australia wide
  • FREE

Call for Entries The AA Prize for Unbuilt Work seeks challenging, inventive and rigorous speculations on the futures of architecture. The 2010 theme is Sustainable Futures. How might we make "sustainable" buildings, environments and practices in 2020? In 2050? What ...

blogs

Woodhead Magazine

A Magazine about Architecture + Design Updated daily with what is happening at Woodhead in Australia, Asia & Europe

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2010 Sydney Architecture Festival

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • 6 a.m.
  • Sydney
  • Varies

The 4th Sydney Architecture Festival invites residents to engage with the built environment with an event program that will feature an informative and entertaining program of architectural talks, exhibitions, films, outdoor architecture installations, boat, bicycle and walking tours, and children's ...

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Houses Tour

  • July 24, 2010
  • 8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSw 2011
  • $90 for student $120 for member and $150 for non members

Our next houses tour is a full day tour featuring houses entered into this years awards and will be held on Saturday July 24. This will be an amazing tour, visiting four homes including "The Leichhardt House" by Terroir, 'Glebe ...

awards

Built for the Bush Energy Australia Award: Conservation - Energy Management

Built for the Bush" is a travelling exhibition and education program developed by the NSW Historic Houses Trust in collaboration with other NSW Cultural institutional and regional services. It is ...

podcasts

Architecture's golden team

Last week Australia's most prestigious architecture prize - the Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal - was awarded for the first time to a husband and wife team. The team ...

awards

Woodhead Wins Prestigious BCI Green Design Award

Woodhead has won the Green Leadership award in the Interior Architecture category in the BCI Green Design Award 2010 competition. Woodhead entered the Fujitsu Office in Melbourne into the coveted ...

continuing professional development

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 3

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: This is the third of three seminars on the life, work and influences of Sydney Ancher as an architect. These seminars are live presentations by the Historic Houses Trust and Docomomo (Documentation and Conservation of ...

continuing professional development

Three memorials - Peter Tonkin

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: Recorded live in the offices of Tonkin Zulaika Greer, Peter Tonkin describes the intricate process of the design of meaningful commemorative artworks. He presents three well-known memorials, designed by his firm, TZG. All three commissions ...

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Australian Achievment in Architecture Awards

  • March 18, 2010
  • 6 p.m.
  • Brisbane- Gallery of Modern Art

The announcement of next year's winner of Australia's Gold Medal for Architecture will headline a new annual awards event being introduced by the Australian Institute of Architects. Placing the achievements of people in architecture more firmly into the spotlight, the ...

public spaces

The Watercube - National Aquatics Centre, Beijing

CSCEC + PTW + CCDI and ARUP

CSCEC + PTW + CCDI and ARUP won the International Design Competition for the Beijing 2008 Games Aquatic Centre. The scheme meets international standards for competition and maximises social and economic benefits. In addition to being an aquatic competition venue ...