486 items tagged “community”

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Time for drawing: Bundanon 17-20 July

  • July 17, 2015 - July 20, 2015
  • 6 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 533 Bundanon Rd, Illaroo NSW 2540
  • $770 students and ex-students and early bird by 22 May

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain artists once we grow up - Pablo Picasso Your chance to indulge in 4 days of drawing, moving and living at 'Riversdale', the world renown architectural masterpiece of Glenn Murcutt and its magnificent river valley setting. 17-20 July 2015. Limited places.

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Disco Dome: the lost discotheques of Parramatta

  • Jan. 9, 2015 - Dec. 24, 2014
  • 8 p.m.
  • 8 Victoria Parramatta
  • $89.00 incl cocktails, supper and dancing

Boogie down to Disco Dome - an after-dark walking tour that will get you bump'n your booty through the streets of Parramatta

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Compendium for the Civic Economy

What is the economics of localism - local community-level revitalisation? What does innovation in the city really mean? Not just the brick and buildings, but the soft innovation of how we work together. The Compendium for the Civic Economy is about 25 case studies on an emerging socially networked economy.

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A Plan for Growing Sydney

All cities need to plan for their future. Sydney's no different. Except that Sydney's growth is likely to outpace ost of Australia's mainland capital cities in coming years. So where is it right to grow, and why? In December, the NSW Government launched A Plan for Growing Sydney.

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DARCH Horse Awards

  • Nov. 27, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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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Prof. Hyungmin Pai: The Status of Things

  • Nov. 12, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Level 5, Building 6, 702 Harris St, Ultimo, Sydney

Professor Hyungmin Pai of the University of Seoul will discuss a series of major curatorial projects he is involved in in Korea in 2014, in addition to reflecting on architecture’s disciplinary specific material practice, the consequences of this for curation, the M.Arch design studio, and for studio teaching.

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Blacktown Native Insititute Artist Camp family BBQ

  • Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
  • Cnr Rooty Hill Rd North and Richmond Rd, Oakhurst

5:30-7pm, Saturday 8 NovJoin us for a BBQ featuring music, games and art-making activities for the whole family. 4-5pm, Sunday 9 NovShare your stories about the Blacktown Native Institution The Blacktown Native Institution was a residential school for Aboriginal and ...

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conferences

IABSE Conference Geneva 2015

  • Sept. 23, 2015 - Sept. 25, 2015
  • 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • CICG, rue de Varembé 17, Geneva, 1202, Switzerland
  • Member: €935, Non-Member: €1060, Young Engineer: €570, Accompanying person: €180, Dinner: €150

Be Part of the Solution The conference will focus on Structural Engineering as a key industry for addressing global challenges and ensuring sustainable growth of our society by providing a high quality built environment. We will debate future responsibilities and ...

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Regenerating Sydney, Why Now? Zunz Lecture Series

  • Nov. 18, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sydney Opera House Playhouse, Bennelong Point Circular Quay 2000
  • Adult: 30 Student: 20

Sydney is currently a hotbed of regeneration activity. From Barangaroo to Green Square, to the emerging plans for The Bays Precinct and Central to Eveleigh, our city is transforming previously underutilised tracts of urban land. But why?

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Introduction to Natural Building Concepts and Workshops

  • Nov. 7, 2014
  • 6:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • The Bambou, Corner Clisdell Street and Brumby Street Surry Hills 2010
  • Free

Introduction to Earthships covering Passive Solar/ Thermal Design, Sustainability, Waste Management, Efficient Water Use and Food Production. Also workshop and build dates.

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exhibitions

EcoXpo: The Pinnacle Event of Sustainabilty

  • Nov. 28, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Prince Alfred Park , Chalmers Street (cnr of Cleveland Street) Surry Hills 2010
  • Free

After its huge success last year EcoXpo will again bring together the forward thinkers, shakers and movers of the sustainable world at Australia’s most sustainable park and venue.

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Festival of Urbanism

  • Oct. 15, 2014 - Nov. 6, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The University of Sydney, 148 City Rd Darlington NSW 2006 2006
  • Free

With large-scale urban projects underway and more in the pipeline in prime locations along Sydney’s harbour foreshore, Sydneysiders have got the right to ask what should its city look like and offer its people in the future.

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Hear Alternate Voices and be heard on harbour renewal

  • Nov. 5, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Lower Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney (enter via Druitt Street)
  • Free, registration required

Community members are encouraged to join local and international urban planning experts to examine the future redevelopment of the Sydney Harbour foreshore.

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Architecture on Show: Architecture and Community

  • Nov. 29, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills 2010
  • Bookings Essential, Free Event

Rachel Neeson formed Neeson Murcutt Architects with her late partner Nicholas Murcutt in 2004. Rachel's talk will focus on community projects, including the recently completed Prince Alfred Park Pool. Presented with the Australian Institute of Architects NSW.

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SAF14 - City Souvenirs Exhibition

  • Nov. 1, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, no bookings

Alongside the City Souvenirs Walk, the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects will host a small exhibition of pieces from the larger City Souvenirs collection in their foyer. American based artist, Nicole Seisler has selected nine ceramic pieces , or 'souvenirs' to travel to Sydney, from walks taken across New York and Chicago. You are invited to view this fascinating hands on display of pieces at the head office of the Australian Institute of Architects in Potts Point. Touch, hold and even make a sand impression with these visiting souvenirs. We welcome your feedback on your experience.

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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.

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SAF14 - The Anganwadi Project

  • Nov. 10, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, no bookings

Angawadi Volunteers talk about the project at the launch of the exhibition which runs until 30th November. The Anganwadi Project (TAP) is a small Australian not-for-profit organisation designing and building pre-schools in Gujarat, India.

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SAF14 - Kaleidoscope of Indian Cities - Invisible Connections

  • Nov. 10, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, no bookings

Exhibition Curator, Dr Neena Mand, School of Architecture and Built Environment will present "Kaleidoscope of Indian Cities - Invisible Connections" at the launch of the Exhibition.

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tours

SAF14 - Bridge Ahoy! Sunset Tour

  • Nov. 9, 2014
  • 3 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Man O' War Steps - Sydney Opera House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • $95 (including Sunrise champagne breakfast or Sunset cocktails and canapes)

Cast off during Sydney Architecture Festival 2014 on Bridge Ahoy! - a curated ferry cruise that explores some of the unique bridges of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River.

Learning from London

Helen Lochhead, @helenlochhead    

Managing urban growth and housing affordability, inclusion and economic vitality is an enormous challenge in major cities around the world. Essential to getting it right is understanding what is needed to temper the relentless juggernaut of growth with our competing desires for a better city for everyone that also sustains the inherent attributes of the places we value.

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Open House Hobart

  • Nov. 22, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Hobart
  • FREE!

Open House Hobart celebrates the city's built environment, from its engineering heritage to its architectural tour de forces and Hobart's most sustainable buildings.

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exhibitions

SAF14 - Dream Discotheques for Parramatta: An Exhibition of Design Ideas

  • Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 21, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE), 8 Victoria Road, Parramatta
  • Free, booking required

The Sydney Architecture Festival proudly announces the exhibition of Dream Discotheques for Parramatta. To be presented at Parramatta based Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE), the Dream Discotheques for Parramatta Project stems from ongoing collaboration involving ICE and the University of New South Wales School of Architecture (Faculty of the Built Environment).

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SAF14 - Delirious White Bay - Artistic Cultural Hub - UTS School of Architecture Masters Studio Exhibition

  • Nov. 7, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Riverside Theatre, Corner Church and Market Streets, Parramatta
  • Free, no bookings

‘Delirious White Bay’ exhibition, a display of work done by ten UTS Masters students in the Bays Precinct area comprising White Bay, Glebe Island, Power House, Rozelle Bay and Rozelle Rail Yards.

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SAF14 - Architecture on Show in Marrickville: [THINK SMALL] Public Domain in Marrickville

  • Nov. 5, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Herb Greedy Hall, 79 Petersham Road, Marrickville
  • Free, booking required

Our urban streets and parks and squares should be safe and vibrant places to live, work and visit. Clever and thoughtful design is the key to making ordinary places become extraordinary. Under utilised laneways, reserves and 'left-over' spaces present exciting opportunities for new places to come alive...

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SAF14 - Architecture on Show in Mosman: Heritage and Modernity in Mosman

  • Nov. 3, 2014
  • 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Mosman Library, 605 Military Road, Mosman
  • Free, booking required

Architect Luigi Rosselli looks at how the move from trams to electric cars has changed the home of Mosman. Curated by Luisa Manfredini

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SAF14 - Architecture on Show in Lane Cove: New Architecture For The New Aged

  • Nov. 3, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lane Cove Library, Library Walk, Lane Cove
  • Free, booking required

Speaker: Guy Luscombe from Gladstudio has recently completed his Byera Hadley scholarship tour where he studied housing for the new aged. Curators: Jon Johannsen and Sarah Cook Refreshments will be served.

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tours

SAF14 - Bridge Ahoy! Sunrise Tour

  • Nov. 2, 2014
  • 6 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Man O' War Steps - Sydney Opera House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • $95 (including Sunrise champagne breakfast or Sunset cocktails and canapes)

Cast off during Sydney Architecture Festival 2014 on Bridge Ahoy! - a curated ferry cruise that explores some of the unique bridges of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River.

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SAF14 - Bridge Ahoy! Sunset Tour

  • Nov. 1, 2014
  • 3 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Man O' War Steps - Sydney Opera House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • $95 (including Sunrise champagne breakfast or Sunset cocktails and canapes)

Cast off during Sydney Architecture Festival 2014 on Bridge Ahoy! - a curated ferry cruise that explores some of the unique bridges of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River.

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SAF14 - The Anganwadi Project - Exhibition and opening talk

  • Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, no bookings

The Anganwadi Project (TAP) is a small Australian not-for-profit organisation designing and building pre-schools in Gujarat, India. It was founded in 2007 by two Australian design professionals, Jodie Fried & Jane Rothschild, who saw a need in the slums of Ahmedabad to improve existing pre-schools which were crude lean-to's with little or no light and ventilation. OPENING EVENT ON NOVEMBER 10 with Jane Rothschild and Caroline Kite

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SAF14 - Kaleidoscope of Indian Cities - Invisible Connections by Ma Collaborative

  • Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, no bookings

There is an official opening event on Monday November 10 AT 6.00pm. In a country as diverse as India there are multiple interconnected lives that can be observed at any given time in its myriad cities. These lives through their intersections and juxtaposition generate multiple images that may seem contrary.

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SAF14 - Bridge Ahoy! Sunrise Tour

  • Nov. 1, 2014
  • 6 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Man O' War Steps - Sydney Opera House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • $95 (including Sunrise champagne breakfast or Sunset cocktails and canapes)

Cast off during Sydney Architecture Festival 2014 on Bridge Ahoy! - a curated ferry cruise that explores some of the unique bridges of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River.

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Let's get #architecture trending slideshow

For World Architecture Day this year, we asked some prominent Sydneysiders to help us celebrate the value and diversity of architecture in words and pictures ...

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Let's get #architecture trending

Sydney is the first global city to wake up to World Architecture Day on Monday, 6 October. But we're not alone. We think we can start a global campaign to get #architecture trending. Some Sydney identities have given us a kick start.... Please download the attached PDF for more information.

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SAF14 - Covert Connections - Laneways, Goat Tracks and Rat Runs

  • Nov. 3, 2014
  • 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Ticketed, booking required

Sydney's lanes are clogged - preventing them from flowing with the stuff of commerce, community and culture; people. This has to change. And it will.

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festivals

Centenary Square Grand Opening

  • Sept. 25, 2014
  • 4 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Church Street Mall, Parramatta
  • Free

Parramatta’s most recognised public place, Centenary Square, will officially open with a series of family-friendly activities and live entertainment. This redevelopment has completely transformed the main thoroughfare to Parramatta which has not been significantly upgraded since the 1980s.

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Kings Cross in Focus

  • Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Macleay Street, Kings Cross
  • Free

Be part of the Kings Cross Festival Instagram competition and have your work displayed at Tusculum during a special event on 11/12 October!

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Home & Architecture - Sydney Living Museums

  • Aug. 23, 2014 - Nov. 23, 2014
  • Various locations accross Sydney

SLM are about half way through their Home & Architecture program right now & some of the best events are coming up in the coming months. Don't miss out!

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The NOLA Home Show

  • Jan. 16, 2015 - Jan. 18, 2015
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • New Orleans Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
  • Adult $13, Adult (Online) $11, Children (Ages 6 - 12): $5, Children (5 and under) FREE, Group $9

Find innovative products, new ideas, and great deals in remodeling and home improvement with hundreds of experts all under one roof. From windows and flooring to cabinets and patios plus so much more. Shop, compare and save for three days ...

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Urban Areas in Flux: Surry Hills at Street Level

  • Sept. 18, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills
  • Free

Picture Surry Hills. What are we in danger of losing forever? Should we preserve our past or embrace a 21st century global city with a sigh of relief?

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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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AOS: PARRAMATTA The Architects Chair

  • Sept. 6, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Parramatta Library

Join us in the architects chair Saturday sessions to discuss practical ways to introduce great design elements into your own home and urban landscapes. A short presentation is followed by a relaxed discussion over a cup of tea or coffee.

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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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Light Rail Community Forums

  • Sept. 1, 2014 - Sept. 3, 2014
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Radisson Hotel & Suites, 72 Liverpool St. & Fitzroy Room, Adina Hotel, 359 Crown St, Surry Hills
  • Free

Established in the CBD, Surry Hills & Moore Park to keep residents updated about the project, and how best to prepare for construction.

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Tomahawk // Archer Breakspear: Poly

  • Aug. 20, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16 - 20 Goodhope St, Paddington, NSW
  • Free

As basic shelter, Poly blurs the boundaries between industrial design and architecture, demonstrating the potential of digital prefabrication to efficiently produce many structures from a single material stockpile using a single machine.

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Design Excellence 2014 - Cultural Precinct Planning – Connecting Sydney's Cultural Jigsaw

  • Sept. 2, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall 483 George Street (entry via Druitt Street)
  • Free

Over the next decade, Sydney’s leading cultural institutions will be undertaking ambitious capital development programs that will redefine their physical connection to the city. How do we make the most of this opportunity to re-energise our city, improve visitors’ experiences and better connect our cultural assets?

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Interchanging: Future designs for responsive transport environments

  • Aug. 16, 2014 - Aug. 24, 2014
  • 8 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Sydney NSW
  • Free

See what public transport will look like as it’s transformed by digital technologies. Get hands-on with a 1:1 scale, interactive mock-up of a public transport Interchange of the Future. On Now! Presented by UNSW Built Environment!

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UTAS' Menzies Research Institute's call out for creative design concepts

  • Aug. 31, 2014
  • 11 a.m.
  • Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Medical Science Precinc, 17 Liverpool St Hobart, TAS

In September 2014, Menzies will call for creative and design concepts for interpreting science health assessment activities in an engaging and creative way.

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UTAS' Menzies Research Institute's call out for creative design concepts

  • Aug. 31, 2014
  • 11 a.m.
  • Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Medical Science Precinc, 17 Liverpool St Hobart, TAS

Invitation to cultural and creative industries At the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, our aspiration is to contribute significantly to human health and wellbeing. We place particular emphasis upon research that takes advantage of Tasmania's unique population stability, its data stores ...

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2015 Leadership in Sustainability Prize

  • Aug. 1, 2014 - Sept. 4, 2014
  • Online

The prize recognises individuals and/or groups demonstrating exceptional leadership and an outstanding contribution to the advancement of sustainability of the built environment.

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Sculpture by the Sea 2014

  • Oct. 23, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
  • Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Sydney, Australia
  • Free

See the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk transformed into a 2km long temporary sculpture park featuring over 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and across the world.

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2015 Dulux Study Tour

  • July 25, 2014 - Sept. 18, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Online

Providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through an intensive visit for young architects – who are clearly intending to be leaders in our profession – to gain exposure to leading architectural practices and visit recent projects overseas. Entries close 18 Sept!

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Volunteering for Sydney Open

  • Aug. 8, 2014 - Nov. 2, 2014
  • Online

Volunteers are crucial to the success of Sydney Open. All the volunteers get to meet new people, support their community, and share their passion for Sydney’s architecture.

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Bloom: Alisa Andrasek

  • Aug. 28, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • RMIT, Building 100, Cnr Victoria & Swanston St., Carlton, VIC (Project Room 3, Level 3)
  • Free

Internationally renowned architect Alisa Andrasek will be a special guest of RMIT with her interactive installation Bloom. The urban toy, distributed social game and collective ‘gardening’ experience was first installed in London.

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Idea Bombing Sydney: The Gallery Edition

  • July 5, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • St Margarets, 417 Bourke St., Surry Hills, NSW, 2010
  • Free

Ever had an idea to make Sydney more creative, interesting and dynamic? This event is an idea exchange focused on workshopping concepts and creating a physical reality for our ideas.

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Australian Universal Design Conference

  • Aug. 20, 2014 - Aug. 21, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney Town Hall

Universal design is a world-wide movement that aims to create environments, products, services, and technology that can be used by as many people as possible.

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Hot Modernism: Building modern Queensland 1945–75

  • July 9, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • State Library of Queensland, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane, Brisbane, Qld, 4101, Australia

The exhibition explores the history and stories behind the state’s mid-century architecture.

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The Garden Party, World Green Building Week

  • Sept. 25, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • The Pavilion, 1 Art Gallery Road, Sydney NSW 2000
  • GBCA Member: $145, Non-Member: $195, Future Green Leader: $100

Join the Green Building Council of Australia in the Botanical Gardens for the Garden Party as part of World Green Building Week celebrations.

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Growing up - residential living done right

  • Sept. 16, 2014
  • 8:30 a.m. - noon
  • Melbourne CBD - tbc
  • GBCA Member: $125, Non-Member: $199, Future Green Leader: $87.50

As our cities experience rapid growth and we grapple with access to amenities, housing affordability and providing healthy, connected places for people, we need to focus on new ways of planning, developing and delivering the places where Australians will live.

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Sydney Connected: What Connects you to the City?

  • July 18, 2014 - Aug. 26, 2014
  • Powerhouse Museum foyer, 500 Harris St Ultimo NSW
  • Free

This conversation about the future of Sydney is people-powered, digitally-enabled and will bring together a diverse range of thoughts on the city. You have a voice to participate and engage in the future of this city.

heritage

Blandford Avenue

Nick Bell D&A

The objective was to restore the 3 separate flats back into a single dwelling substantially recovering the 1948 built character, whilst also providing a contemporary addition complimentary to the original style and providing for modern requirements within a limited budget.

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Art & About Sydney 2014

  • Sept. 19, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
  • Various locations accross Sydney
  • Free

Art & About Sydney is a collaborative arts festival where every street, laneway, building site, intersection and thoroughfare is a canvas for creation and storytelling.

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Light Rail - Local Community Forums

  • June 30, 2014 - July 9, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Free

Come along to one of the below information nights to find out more: Surry Hills and Moore Park Community Forum - Information NightDate: Monday 30 June 2014, 6:30pm to 8:00pm (registration from 6:00pm)Venue: Surry Room, Level 1, Adina Hotel, 359 ...

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Melbourne Indesign 2014

  • Aug. 22, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Free

11 Years. 5 Cities. 100,000 Visitors. Australia's only international design event that feels boutique, bespoke and local. Indesign: The Event has been held annually in design centres across the Asia Pacific for over a decade. In every city; Indesign: The ...

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If These Walls Colud Talk at Hyde Park Barracks Museum

  • Aug. 17, 2014
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • General $20, Concession/Members $15

Explore the marks and details left behind by the former occupants of our fascinating places.

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If These Walls Could Talk at Susannah Place Museum

  • Aug. 3, 2014
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Susannah Place Museum 58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • General $20, Concession/Members $15

Explore the marks and details left behind by the former occupants of our fascinating places.

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Fifties Fair 2014

  • Aug. 24, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Rose Seidler House, 71 Clissold Road, Wahroonga, NSW 2076

Put on your Sunday best and be seen at Rose Seidler House, home of the Fifties Fair.

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Protecting Iconic Houses

  • Aug. 17, 2014
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney Cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000

With Sydney’s real estate at an ever-increasing premium and the process of listing heritage homes becoming more difficult, the future of many iconic Australian houses is under serious threat.

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The Architect's Eye

  • Sept. 6, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Meroogal Corner West and Worrigee Streets, Nowra, NSW 2541
  • General $20, Concession/Members $15

Join architect Nick Powell on a revealing tour around our beautiful 19th-century property Meroogal.

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Connecting Communities: Art in Western Sydney Parklands

  • May 23, 2014
  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown
  • $60 (includes lunch, morning & afternoon tea)

This professional development day features presentation that looks at the ways that the Western Sydney Parklands can provide rich local resources for Visual Arts teachers in Western Sydney.

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The City – Becoming and Decaying, Urban photography by OSTKREUZ

  • May 16, 2014 - June 27, 2014
  • 9 a.m.
  • Academy of Design Australia, 220 Ingles St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
  • Free / no bookings

Images from around the world of the city’s growth and decay. A city that seems timeless, and yet, at each and every moment, is precisely the city we humans have created.

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Inventing the Site - Creating a Symbolic Urban Landscape

  • May 15, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Registration required

The site in the present-day metropolis is an empty lot always associated with conflict. Therefore the contemporary project has to come to terms with difficult problems that the traditional one would be unable to solve.

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City Conversations 2014: Shaping a Creative City - a Plan for Sydney's Cultural Future

  • May 19, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay (opposite Pier 6/7), 22 Hickson Road Walsh Bay 2000
  • Free

Culture and creativity are integral parts of every global city. It’s time to explore other ways we can build a more creative city.

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Curatorial Q&A with Juliana Engberg

  • May 2, 2014
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Artspace, 43–51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo
  • Free, Bookings Essential

Emerging curators are invited to participate in an intimate session with Artistic Director, Juliana Engberg. Have your questions and notepads ready as Engberg describes the process of curating the 19th Biennale.

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We Love Sydney Town Hall

  • May 3, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (cnr Druitt Street) Sydney 2000
  • Free

To help them prepare for a forthcoming exhibition, The City of Sydney wants you to tell them why the Town Hall is important to you and the community. Share your memories with a panel of experts. Be part of Sydney Town Hall’s history!

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tours

Throsby Park Open Day

  • May 4, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Throsby Park, Church Rd, off Illawarra Highway, Moss Vale
  • Free entry, no booking required

Discover the fascinating story of Throsby Park, a recently rescued rural property near Moss Vale in the southern highlands, New South Wales, Australia, and see what Sydney Living Museums has been up to.

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exhibitions

Master Plan for the Royal Botanic Garden & Domain

  • April 6, 2014 - May 4, 2014
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Lion Gate Lodge at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Have your say! Draft Master Plan concepts are now on public exhibition for review and comment until May 4 at Lion Gate Lodge at the gardens or online.

online

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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talks

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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Tuesdays@Tusculum - Mind the Gaps – Density & Suburbia

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

This talk looks at new housing typologies, affordability, multi generational living, community facilities and infrastructure, treating the suburbs not as an endless land bank, but as part of an integrated and porous city with both density and open space.

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UNSW Built Environment Utzon Lecture Series - Professor Bruce Judd

  • April 9, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • UNSW Kensington
  • FREE

Population ageing is an international phenomenon also occurring in Australia with major social and economic impacts. This lecture will explore its implications for the built environment.

bhtsblogs

Utopia Forgot, Learning From the Megastructure

This project proposes to reopen a conversation that was seemingly dismissed in the early 1970’s: that of the megastructure as a radical form of urbanism catalyzed by mobility and transportation, and its implications for Sydney in light of a number of recent urban proposals.

exhibitions

Invitation for public comment on: Urban Renewal to Revitalise Newcastle City Centre

  • March 5, 2014 - April 4, 2014
  • Newcastle

The public is being invited to comment on amended planning controls that will help shape the Newcastle city centre and which highlight how transport infrastructure can support urban renewal.

competitions and awards

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!

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Tuesdays@Tusculum - Housing + Constraints

  • March 11, 2014
  • 6 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW 2011
  • Non Member $10 | Institute Members Free

This talk focuses on alternate visions of multi-unit residential development, and the practices and processes that manifest them.

festivals

IFAC’14

  • Aug. 11, 2014 - Aug. 20, 2014
  • Covarrubias, Burgos, (Spain)

IFAC is a space where exchange creative work and party atmosphere. 300 youngsters from all around the world with some relation to art and architecture whom will live together for 10 days, where debate, work and interchange experiences in a context of analysis and recovery of rural areas.

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FESTA 2014 'The Future Will Be Live'

  • Oct. 24, 2014 - Oct. 27, 2014
  • Christchurch, NZ

Imagining possible futures and our hunger for realising them are as old as human civilization. In the twenty-first century our collective futures in cities are a vital consideration for humanity and the planet. When is the future for our cities ...

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EOI - FESTA 2014 'The Future Will Be Live'

  • Feb. 21, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2014
  • Online

Planning for FESTA 2014 is underway and we are seeking expressions of interest to participate in this year’s festival on the theme ‘The Future Will be Live’.

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tours

DARCH Newtown Small Bar Tour

  • Feb. 20, 2014
  • 6 p.m.
  • Newtown, Sydney, NSW

Young Henry's Tasting Bar, Cittavino, Earl's Juke Joint

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talks

Architecture on Show - Central Coast

  • Feb. 21, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 155 Entrance Road, Erina
  • FREE

This year 'Architecture on Show' is also happening on the Central Coast! Join us to hear local architects talking about their projects and ideas for the community.

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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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exhibitions

Heather and Ivan Morison: Sleepers Awake

  • May 17, 2014 - May 26, 2014
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Western Sydney Parklands, Bungarribee
  • Free

This is your chance to be a part of a unique event combining a beautiful landscape with the most ambitious temporary public art project ever seen in Western Sydney and an innovative community performance program. The closing date has been extended to 12 midnight (AEST) on 17.02.2014.

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conferences

7th Making Cities Liveable Conference 2014

  • July 9, 2014 - July 11, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, NSW
  • For cost see website

The Conference will examine the challenges, opportunities, trends and issues currently facing sector professionals. Delegates and presenters will examine how to plan for Healthy Cities, Sustainable Cities and Resilient Cities.

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exhibitions

Utzon's Opera House

  • Nov. 22, 2013 - Jan. 19, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • S.H. Ervin Gallery (National Trust Centre), Watson Road (entry from Argyle Street ) The Rocks 2000
  • Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Members: $4, children under 12 free

The exhibition includes images of the indigenous figure Bennelong, after whom the peninsula it stands on is named, works by some of Australia’s leading artists as well as original drawings and working models by Utzon.

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Lights of Christmas

  • Dec. 12, 2013 - Dec. 25, 2013
  • 7:30 p.m. - noon
  • St Mary's Cathedral, St Mary's Road, (cnr College Street) Sydney 2000
  • Free

The projections will illuminate the southern façade of the statuesque St Mary’s Cathedral that stands at 75 metres high and 33 metres wide, from 8.30pm, accompanied by a festive soundtrack.

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Touring the Past: Tourism and History in Australia

  • Sept. 2, 2013 - Feb. 14, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.
  • University of Sydney, 65 Parramatta Rd Camperdown 2006
  • Free

For well over a century Australians have learnt to be nostalgic about their past. This exhibition charts the way Australians began to discover they had a past worth visiting.

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tours

SAW Bike Tour: Five Suburb Sydney Derive

  • Jan. 12, 2014
  • 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
  • courtyard, Bonza Bikes, 30 Harrington Street The Rocks 2000
  • Adult: $90, Children: $80, Senior: $90, +$30 with bike hire (if req)

For decades, the suburbs immediately south and west of the city like Surry Hills, Redfern and Chippendale were a cultural no-mans land associated with pestilence, poverty and crime. In recent years, this part of Sydney has experienced a resurgance in ...

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exhibitions

Rural Habitat

  • Nov. 1, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2014
  • 8 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Free

The ‘Rural Habitat’ project celebrates cultural inheritance and respects the way of life of rural Mexicans. It seeks to improve their lives through constructive and culturally sensitive means, by encouraging rather than imposing ideas.

podcasts

ABC by Design - The conversation: Rob Adams

Talking about the city of Melbourne—recognised as one of the world's most liveable, vibrant, and urbane cities. It's the product of many influences and the current growth in its large ...

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workshop

Re-casting Terra Nullius Blindness Workshop

  • Nov. 19, 2013
  • 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Koorie Heritage Trust, 295 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia
  • Free, limited places, registration required

This workshop aspires to advance understanding of indigenous Australian’s knowledge and cultural systems with regards to planning and design education and practice.

exhibitions

LuminoCity 2013

  • Nov. 18, 2013 - Nov. 29, 2013
  • Red Centre, West Wing, UNSW Kensington Campus
  • Free

LuminoCity is suited to all ages and walks of life, from industry professionals through to local community members who have an interest in the Built Environment.

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Opening of LuminoCity 2013

  • Nov. 18, 2013
  • 5 p.m.
  • Keith Burrows Lecture Theatre, UNSW Kensington
  • Free, Registration required

Dean, Professor Alec Tzannes, invites you to the opening of LuminoCity and Launch of UNSW BE's two new schools: AGSU and ASA+D. Followed by a panel discussion: How does Sydney simultaneously grow and preserve its status as one of the most liveable cities in the world?

local government

Help guide the future of Circular Quay - a survey

Have your say! Please complete a short survey, the results of which will help Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority guide the future of Circular Quay.

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talks

'Architecture as Material Culture' a talk by Richard Francis-Jones

  • Nov. 14, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library
  • Free, RSVP essential

Richard will present a series of dialectics and explore, through an interweaving of theory and practice, the issues and challenges confronting our cites and communities.

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SAF13 - Drawing in the DARCH

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Grasshopper Bar, 1 Temperance Lane, Sydney NSW
  • Free, no bookings

Get your creative juices flowing at this hands on drawing event brought to you by Group D & EmAGN, the Emerging Architects & Graduates Network.

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tours

Calling: A Sonic Tour of the Sacred and Suburb

  • Jan. 11, 2014 - Jan. 19, 2014
  • 5:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Auburn, Granville and Parramatta
  • $49+Bf

Commencing at sunrise with the Adhan (Islamic Call to Prayer) The Calling will physically and sonically immerse passengers in the built and aural architecture of selected mosques, churches and temples in the Western Sydney suburbs of Auburn, Granville and Parramatta.

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festivals

SAF Kids at Parramatta

  • Nov. 2, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Riverside Theatre Courtyard, Corner Church and Market Streets, Parramatta
  • Free, booking required

The Sydney Architecture Festival invites all kids big and small to join us at Riverside Theatre Courtyard for a fun filled day of drawing, walking, designing and building focusing on the heritage of Parramatta.

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SAF13 at Parramatta

  • Nov. 2, 2013
  • 9:55 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Various venues around Parramatta
  • Free, no bookings

Parramatta comes alive on Saturday 2 November to celebrate the Sydney Architecture Festival and Parramatta’s Foundations Festival.

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talks

Taking Art to the Streets - Parramatta Lanes Festival

  • Oct. 17, 2013
  • 7 p.m.
  • Batman Walk, Parramatta
  • Free

Join a group of artists and creative-thinkers as they chat about art in public space. What makes a piece of public art work? Is art meant for the streets?

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festivals

Parramatta Lanes Festival

  • Oct. 17, 2013 - Oct. 25, 2013
  • 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Parramatta
  • Free

See small urban spaces transformed into craft beer gardens, espresso bars and walk through installations as chefs, bakers, cocktail makers, baristas, performers and designers take over Parramatta for 4 nights in October.

websites

The Opera House Project

A rich, multi-media digital documentary with over 24 hours of content including more than 70 stirring original interviews, archival video footage, audio, written and 3D documentation can be experienced from today.

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talks

SAF13 - Pop Ups, Laneways, Art and Our Living Spaces

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Boston Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Circular Quay, Sydney.
  • Free, no bookings

Have you seen how Sydney’s Laneways are changing? These spaces have curated public artwork, quirky Laneway bars, restaurants, coffee shops and pop-up bars. Hear from the people that have fostered an idea and created a movement.

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SAF13 - Visualising [sub]urban communities: A talk with Alex Greenwich

  • Nov. 5, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • UNSW Built Environment Red Centre Gallery, Gate 9, High Street, Kensington, NSW
  • Free, no bookings

An official launch of the Visualising [sub]urban communities exhibition by Independent MP Alex Greenwich.

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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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Architecture on Show - Artists are Architects too ... with Rolfe Crystal

  • Nov. 20, 2013
  • 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Artist's Lounge, Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre, 25 Edgeworth David Avenue, Hornsby
  • Free, booking required

Architect Rolfe Crystal from Architects of Arcadia was integrally involved in the restoration of this once grand homestead and will speak about the building, its history, and the challenges creating the current design.

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SAF13 - Memory in Place-How can meaning and memories remain when ‘progress’ threatens to wipe them all away?

  • Nov. 2, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Lane Cove Library, Lane Cove Library, Lane Cove
  • Free, booking required

A key to engagement of the community in their locality when major changes are taking place, & a catalytic way of translating & using cultural, social & physical heritage to instil the transition process with significant purpose and meaning.

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conferences

Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE!

  • Nov. 7, 2013 - Nov. 9, 2013
  • 7 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! November 7-9th 2013 Description: On November 7-9th, 2013, your favorite humanitarian design and resiliency conference presented by Architecture for Humanity is back for another round of innovative panel discussions, workshops, Design Open Mic**, ...

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SAF13 - Super Sydney Colloquium

  • Nov. 9, 2013
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Macquarie St, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

The Opera House Effect...It is 40 years since the inauguration of this transformational icon. How do we value it? What have we learned from it? Could we do it again?

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tours

SAF13 - Pearls of Granville: A Tour of Architecture & Suburb

  • Nov. 2, 2013 - Nov. 10, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Granville Town Hall, Meet here to start Bus Tour, 10 Carlton Street, Granville
  • Tickets: $48 (includes lunch)/No concessions

A guided minibus tour (with iPad narrative) of the unique architecture and rich social history (from the late 1880s to the present) of Granville in Western Sydney.

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exhibitions

SAF13 - Visualising [sub]urban communities

  • Nov. 2, 2013 - Nov. 10, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • UNSW Built Environment Red Centre Gallery, Gate 9, High Street, Kensington NSW
  • Free, booking required

The exhibition will demonstrate the capacity of architecture to act as an agent of change and assist the city in meeting the student aspirations for the realisation of good urban life for the diverse communities in Sydney.

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Utzon Lecture - Professor Satoshi Kose

  • Nov. 6, 2013
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • UNSW Kensington Campus
  • Free

Designing dwellings toward a highly aged society: Japanese experience as a forerunner.

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Utzon Lecture - Professor Susan Fainstein

  • Oct. 16, 2013
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • UNSW Kensington Campus
  • Free

Within the global context of heightened competition among cities, approaches to urban development have been justified by their contribution to economic growth rather than to greater justice.

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exhibitions

SAF13 - Rural Habitat

  • Nov. 1, 2013 - Nov. 17, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Customs House Sydney, 31 Alfred St. Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

Rural Habitat is an exhibition of photographs, multimedia and models of Mexican and rural indigenous communities within a purpose built pavilion on Customs House Square.

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SAF13 - Super Sydney 2013

  • Nov. 1, 2013 - Nov. 10, 2013
  • Various venues around the Sydney CBD
  • Free, no bookings

Welcome to Super Sydney 2013 Super Sydney is a project of the Sydney Architecture Festival. It is a voluntary community project that invites Sydneysiders to share their thoughts and ideas about what they consider to be important for the future of their metropolis.

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PITCH-A THIS!

  • Sept. 17, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Oxford Art Factory, 38-46 Oxford Street, paddington, NSW
  • $15.00

Pitch-a This! … a night that will change your mind about the value of your vote - it really can make a difference! Event Website: www.pitchathis.com Pitch-a This! is a low-tech crowd funding night where your ticket price will help ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

The Politics of Memory; Authenticity and the Artifice

The palimpsest of human inhabitation and its systems of interaction exist as a visceral membrane connecting the immediate moment with the greater milieu of the past and populace. Architecture and monument’s have a faculty of arranging the city’s artifacts and traditions as to provide important narratives outlining ‘what once was’ in an effort to define ‘who we are’.

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walks

AAA The Rocks Walk - Dec 7

  • Dec. 7, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

The Rocks, as Sydney's oldest suburb with all the heritage architecture, is now Sydney's major tourist destination. However, if you are someone who would love to know more about The Rocks than what the tourism industry has to offer, come ...

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AAA The Rocks Walk - Nov 9

  • Nov. 9, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

The Rocks, as Sydney's oldest suburb with all the heritage architecture, is now Sydney's major tourist destination. However, if you are someone who would love to know more about The Rocks than what the tourism industry has to offer, come ...

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AAA The Rocks Walk - Oct 12

  • Oct. 12, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

The Rocks, as Sydney's oldest suburb with all the heritage architecture, is now Sydney's major tourist destination. However, if you are someone who would love to know more about The Rocks than what the tourism industry has to offer, come ...

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AAA The Rocks Walk - Sept 21

  • Sept. 21, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

The Rocks, as Sydney's oldest suburb with all the heritage architecture, is now Sydney's major tourist destination. However, if you are someone who would love to know more about The Rocks than what the tourism industry has to offer, come ...

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AAA Redfern Walk - Nov 24

  • Nov. 24, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Sydney City

The Australian Architecture Association has launched a new architectural walking tour in Redfern. Developed with the support of the City of Sydney's Local Community Grants Program, participants are treated to an insight into how Redfern has developed and is evolving ...

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AAA Redfern Walk - Oct 27

  • Oct. 27, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Sydney City

The AAA has launched a new architectural walking tour in Redfern where the participants are treated to an insight into how Redfern has developed and is evolving into a cultural hub and hot property prospect.

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AAA Redfern Walk - Sept 29

  • Sept. 29, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Sydney City

The Australian Architecture Association has launched a new architectural walking tour in Redfern. Developed with the support of the City of Sydney's Local Community Grants Program, participants are treated to an insight into how Redfern has developed and is evolving ...

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walks

AAA Redfern Walk - Aug 25

  • Aug. 25, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Sydney City

The Australian Architecture Association has launched a new architectural walking tour in Redfern. Developed with the support of the City of Sydney's Local Community Grants Program, participants are treated to an insight into how Redfern has developed and is evolving ...

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AAA Sculpture Walk - Nov 23

  • Nov. 23, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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AAA Sculpture Walk - Oct 26

  • Oct. 26, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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AAA Sculpture Walk - Oct 12

  • Oct. 12, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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AAA Sculpture Walk - Sept 14

  • Sept. 14, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sydney City

Sculpture Walk explores a number of Sydney's public art pieces and looks at how they contribute to the public realms and the way they relate to the surrounding architecture.

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exhibitions

Vorsprungarten

  • Aug. 3, 2013 - Aug. 18, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 10-14 Darcy Street, Parramatta
  • Free

Escape the hubbub of the streets and delve into an immersive retreat, right in the heart of Parramatta. See how indigenous grasses and herbs transform this once dangerous alley by creating an oasis using roof-runoff to water a stacked 'rain-garden' ...

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Social Innovation Sydney Design Camp

  • Aug. 17, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • COFA, Corner of Greens Rd and Oxford St, Paddington
  • Adult: $20, Concession: $10, Child: $10

Throw yourself into a full day workshop to learn and apply design skills to create innovative solutions to drive social change and kick-start social enterprises. The morning session includes a panel discussion and un-conference style problem and issue pitching session. ...

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Impatience Symposium

  • Aug. 15, 2013 - Aug. 16, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, 702-730 Harris St, Ultimo
  • Free

Fuelled by an urgency to act and impatient for results, the Impatience Symposium explores how design is aggressively pursuing and implementing change. Over two-days the symposium will bring to life the role of design within society and examine the social, ...

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Out of Earth: Workshop and Exhibition

  • Aug. 17, 2013 - Aug. 18, 2013
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • EarthCare Centre, Cnr of Campus Drive and Science Rd Richmond
  • Free

Come along to our Out of Earth workshop and immerse yourself in earth building technology. See what you can do with earth. Learn what you can achieve with it. Play with it. Build with it.

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Design Better Public Gatherings

  • Aug. 14, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Campbelltown Arts Centre, 1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown
  • Adult: $365, Concession: $300

A guide through strategies to create successful events by drawing on urban planning, place-making, anthropology, social history, psychology, event management, art history and community development principles – all backed by clear case studies.

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exhibitions

Ian Strange: Suburban

  • July 27, 2013 - Sept. 15, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square, Cnr Russell & Flinders Streets
  • Free

Since 2011 Strange has worked with a film crew and volunteers in Ohio, Detroit, Alabama, New Jersey, New York and New Hampshire to create, photograph and film seven site specific interventions incorporating suburban homes.

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Marrickville Library Architecture on Show: Affordable Housing

  • Aug. 14, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Herb Greedy Hall, Petersham Road, Marrickville
  • Free - registation required

A talk by Peter Lonergan and Diane Jones: Introduction by Michael Zanardo, Zanardo Studio.

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52 Suburbs Around The World

  • July 20, 2013 - Nov. 24, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney; Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Free with museum entry (Adult $10 I Child/Concession $5 | Family $20 | Members free)

Photographer and blogger Louise Hawson, travelled to 10 countries, 14 cities and 52 suburbs to capture the unusual and lesser known neighbourhoods of famous cities.

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Living Futures Institute Australia – Re-imagining our communities: sustainability and beyond

  • Aug. 7, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Theatre 22 Level 3 UTS Building 6, 702-730 Harris Street Broadway
  • Free

How do we build, design and innovate in a changing climate? How can we reconcile our relationship with the natural world and form resilient, regenerative communities?

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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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3 x 3 x 3 Design Challenge

  • Aug. 3, 2013 - Sept. 1, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 500 Harris Street Ultimo 2007
  • Free with museum entry

The Powerhouse Museum has joined forces with socially responsible designers to solve some of society’s most pressing problems. You will be able to interact with their design solutions covering health, safety and urban living.

competitions and awards

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.

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Thursday Night Lectures - Flores & Prats Architects

  • July 18, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Wilkinson Building | Lecture Theatre 1, 148 City Rd, Darlington Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning The University of Sydney
  • FREE!

Addressing the issue of social housing design & its capacity to generate a community among its inhabitants.

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Street

  • June 1, 2013 - Oct. 31, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
  • Free

Nine Sydney photographers showcase their city in their own way utilising technology, from large format film to iPhone cameras, to capture the beauty and humour that exist in the familiar.

alterations & additions

Table House, Balmain

Nick Bell D&A

This project by Nick Bell D&A is located within a conservation area on a small laneway in Balmain. It refurbishes the original cottage street façade, while the new addition is set back from the street and set down in level with a pitched roof.

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exhibitions

Public Sydney: Stop, Look, Live!

  • March 30, 2013 - Sept. 8, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, corner Bridge & Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adult: $20, Concession: $5, Family: $20

This exhibition celebrates the unusual stories of the city’s public spaces, its public buildings, parks and street corners.

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conferences

6th International Urban Design Conference

  • Sept. 9, 2013 - Sept. 11, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sydney Olympic Park
  • Please refer to the Conference website

The conference "UrbanAgiNation" urbanisation | agitation | imagination will examine the Liveability, Productivity, Affordability and Efficiency of our Cities.

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conferences

6th Making Cities Liveable Conference, in conjunction with the Sustainable Transformation Conference

  • June 17, 2013 - June 19, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Novotel Melbourne St Kilda
  • From $900

National, State and Regional delegates exchange ideas, discuss Business, Government and Community initiatives and examine opportunities.

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exhibitions

Simon Terrill: Crowd Theory Adelaide

  • May 3, 2013 - July 5, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • University of South Australia, City West Campus, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000
  • Free

Crowd Theory seeks to expand upon accepted definitions and perceptions of what it is that constitutes a ‘community’ and how this converges with the notion and implications of a ‘crowd’.

exhibitions

designEX 2013

  • May 30, 2013 - June 1, 2013
  • 1 Convention Centre Place, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia

Join designEX as they mark a quarter of a century working with the country’s best names and brands in design and architecture.

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workshop

Speed Date a Sustainable Designer

  • June 1, 2013
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Paddington Town Hall, 249 Oxford Street (near corner of Oatley Road)
  • FREE!

Twenty of Sydney’s leading green architects and home designers will provide free advice to the public at Speed Date a Sustainable Designer at the Paddington Town Hall on June 1.

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talks

Idea Bombing Sydney

  • May 15, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 9A Elizabeth Bay Road
  • FREE

Part meet-up/pop-up bar/talk series, the first edition of Idea Bombing Sydney will be focusing on “How can your city inspire your creativity?” Featuring four speakers from different fields spanning architecture, art, food and wine.

exhibitions

Next Stop: 21st Century George Street

  • April 4, 2013 - May 3, 2013
  • Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Free

An exhibition of The Draft George Street Concept Design setting out the principles that will guide the future detailed design of George Street.

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talks

Designing for Ageing and Liveability

  • April 29, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Student Lounge, Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052
  • Member $48, Retired/Graduate Members $24, SONA Member $12, Student Non-Member $24, Non-Member $84

This session will explore how neighbourhoods and housing diversity can cater for people’s housing needs over their lifetime.

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exhibitions

People Building Better Cities, in Sydney

  • April 12, 2013 - May 12, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Custom House (Level 1, 31 Alfred Street, Sydney) & the University of Sydney (Hearth, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road)
  • Free

The exhibition will exchange knowledge, build networks, and promote dialogue on the challenges of inclusive urbanisation and climate change.

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talks

The Retail Experience

  • April 16, 2013
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • NH Architecture - Level 7 Cannons House, 12-20 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000
  • Member $24, Retired/Grad Members $12, SONA Member $6, Student Non-Member $12, Non-Member $42

The nature of retail is changing with a strong structural shift towards online purchasing…how is the ‘built form’ manifestation of retail responding to this shift?

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festivals

The Rocks Windmill

  • April 12, 2013 - May 12, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Rocks
  • There are a few ticketed events- 90% of events are FREE

A four-storey windmill will stage a series of fascinating events exploring the history and culture of The Rocks through architecture and design, art, science and the imagination.

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competitions and awards

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.

exhibitions

Visionaries sought for 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale

  • March 21, 2013 - April 18, 2013
  • Online

Expressions of interest for the role of the 2014 Creative Director close 18 April 2013.

nighttime
talks

Thursday Night Lectures - Robin Goodman - Planning for New Suburbs: is our current practice good enough?

  • May 23, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • ALT1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free

Less & less attention is often given to the public and community spaces available in new suburbs, and in particular to shopping centres.

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exhibitions

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!

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Outside the Square

'Outside the Square’ is a study of the effects of the European square typology on surrounding neighbourhoods, advocating the implementation of the type within the City of Sydney.

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exhibitions

PARALLEL NIPPON: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996 – 2006

  • April 2, 2013 - May 1, 2013
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Level 1, Chifley Plaza, 2 Chifley Square Sydney
  • Free

Divided into four thematic areas, Urban, Life, Culture and Living, the exhibition features the works of Kengo Kuma, Tadao Ando, Toyo Ito, Kenzo Tange, SANAA, and many more.

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talks

2013 Utzon Lecture Series Launch / Sixth Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design

  • March 6, 2013
  • 6 p.m.
  • Leighton Hall, Scientia, UNSW
  • Free

Dr. Alfonso Vegara Gómez - President Fundación Metrópoli, Madrid ‘Intelligent Territories: The 21st century city in Europe and Asia’

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competitions and awards

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.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Toilet Madam to the Rescue

To improve the housing for up to 100 million slum dwellers in India must be one of the most important contributions to the world's future that architects can make.

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talks

Top Ten Global Trends 2013

  • Feb. 28, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks Design Studio, 50 Carrington Street, Sydney, 2000
  • $55 including all finger food and drinks

Top Ten Global Trends 2013 - Redefining how we live / work / eat / shop / stay and play Place Associates have gathered the most influential property and destination marketing examples from the past 12 months and have used ...

alterations & additions

Mullumbimby House

Davis Architects

This project by Davis Architects was about connecting the existing re-located old Queenslander to it's immediate site and forming a design based around retaining and enhancing the existing weatherboard character of the house.

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!

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conferences

Green Cities 2013

  • March 6, 2013 - March 7, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre

Australia’s premier built environment conference and expo, will be held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre from 6-7 March.

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.

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festivals

Cementa_13

  • Feb. 1, 2013 - Feb. 4, 2013
  • noon
  • Kandos, NSW
  • FREE

Contemporary Arts Festival in context of an Industrial Town. 40 Artists over 4 days!

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Finding Common Ground

Coming from a background of writing/producing radio content for a public audience, I found myself fixated upon the aspects of the Biennale that could reach beyond the profession.

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tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Mar. 13

  • March 13, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Mar. 6

  • March 6, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

daytime
walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Mar. 3

  • March 3, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

daytime
tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Feb. 27

  • Feb. 27, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

daytime
walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Feb 20

  • Feb. 20, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

daytime
tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Feb. 17

  • Feb. 17, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Feb. 13

  • Feb. 13, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Feb. 6

  • Feb. 6, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Feb 3

  • Feb. 3, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Jan. 30

  • Jan. 30, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

daytime
walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Jan 27

  • Jan. 27, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Jan. 23

  • Jan. 23, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Jan. 16

  • Jan. 16, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Jan. 10

  • Jan. 10, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Jan. 6

  • Jan. 6, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Jan. 2

  • Jan. 2, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Mar. 20

  • March 20, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Mar. 27

  • March 27, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

daytime
tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Dec. 29

  • Dec. 29, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Dec. 22

  • Dec. 22, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

daytime
tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Dec. 18

  • Dec. 18, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Dec. 12

  • Dec. 12, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Dec. 9

  • Dec. 9, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

blogs

Decorating The Duck

When the world is proliferated by sign and communication, is a billboard architecture or is architecture a billboard?

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

In the Field In Melbourne

In The Field today takes you to an award-winning public housing development in the outer Melbourne suburb of Dandenong. Six run-down old concrete houses have been replaced with 15 stylish, ...

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walks

SAF12 Walk - Surry Hills

  • Nov. 3, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Corner of Belvoir and Buckingham Streets, Surry Hills
  • Public $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

From there you go on a two hour walk that contains outstanding examples of brick architecture, particularly the Railway Institute building through to the heights of modern gothic with John James unique Readers Digest building.Other highlights include turning an electricity ...

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talks

SAF12 Talk - Ethnicity: Exploring Diversity in the Suburbs of Globalised Sydney

  • Oct. 31, 2012
  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks Design Studio, Ground Floor, 50 Carrington Street, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

The University of New South Wales will run their hugely successful Lunchtime Lectures at Austral Bricks Design Studio. The third talk in this series will be presented by Dr Dijana Alic titled "Ethnicity: Exploring Diversity in the Suburbs of Globalised ...

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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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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - SHELTER - Relief Housing for communities devastated by disaster

  • Oct. 28, 2012 - Oct. 29, 2012
  • 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Martin Place, Cnr of Castlereagh and Pitt Streets SYDNEY
  • Free, no bookings

SHELTER : Relief housing to rebuild communities after disaster, is an event fundamentally focused beyond our boundaries, on the humanitarian cause of rebuilding communities devastated + displaced by disaster in the poorer, 3rd world regions of the world; Regions like ...

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - Sydney From All Angles

  • Oct. 24, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Rocks
  • Free, no bookings

AILA NSW is providing a fresh, lively and interactive way to relate to and engage with the City of Sydney, combining digital and physical media as a way to break down real or perceived barriers. It is only through the ...

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exhibitions

LuminoCITY

  • Nov. 15, 2012 - Nov. 22, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Pier 2/3 13 Hickson Road Walsh Bay Sydney
  • Free

UNSW Built Environment presents LuminoCITY, a forum to imagine, test and debate ideas about the future of the 21st century city. A week of events and exhibitions detailing the visionary work of UNSW FBE students, staff and affiliates who will shape the cities of tomorrow.

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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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tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Nov. 21

  • Nov. 21, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

daytime
tours

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Nov. 7

  • Nov. 7, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

daytime
tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Nov. 14

  • Nov. 14, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Oct. 14

  • Oct. 14, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

daytime
tours

SAW3 - Harbourings - Nov. 17

  • Nov. 17, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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tours

SAW3 - Harbourings - Oct. 7

  • Oct. 7, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

daytime
tours

SAW3 - Harbourings - Sept. 8

  • Sept. 8, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

daytime
tours

SAW3 - Harbourings - Nov. 28

  • Nov. 28, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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talks

SAF12 Talk - MS4A Open Conversation - Darling Harbour: Public Space, Private Interest

  • Oct. 29, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Target Theatre, Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
  • Ticketed, booking required

Make-Space for Architecture (MS4A) is pleased to announce the second event in our series of open conversations - Darling Harbour: Public Space, Private Interest.

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Marion Mahony Griffin Lecture 2012

  • Aug. 30, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • National Museum of Australia, Canberra
  • $20 members / $25 non-members

In the centenary year of the Griffins’ winning design for Canberra, join conservation planner Sheridan Burke as she reflects on Canberra in relation to recent listings of modern heritage places through the World Heritage Convention.

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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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workshop

Bespoke Portfolio Speed Dating

  • Aug. 30, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Level 4, 54 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills
  • FREE

Bring your portfolio for a series of short interviews with our architectural experts, get some tips, have a drink and get to know other graduates.

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SAF12 Architecture on Show - Bondi

  • Oct. 28, 2012
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Seagull Room, Bondi Pavilion Queen Elizabeth Drive Bondi Beach, Bondi
  • Entry is by donation - $5 minimum, booking required,

Architects Peter Colquhoun and Neil Durbach talk about their involvement in one of the largest fundraising and building projects in the Bondi area.

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walks

SAF12 Tour - Art, Place and Landscape

  • Oct. 28, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Bridge St, Sydney
  • $35/$25 concession

This tour examines the city through its evolving attitude to the design of it's public domain and the elements that they contain; art, architecture and landscape.

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SAF12 Bike Tour - Five Suburb Sydney Derive

  • Oct. 28, 2012
  • 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • 30 Harrington St, The Rocks
  • $90 / $80 concession with your own bike. (bike hire available for an additional $30).

'Dérivistes' or 'drifters' seek to experience bizarre encounters in unfamiliar places and left-over city spaces.

bhtsblogs

The 'One to One' Brick Road to Venice

Chan will document his experience contributing to the 'One to One' International Exhibition at the Biennale, including creating the 'One to One' Indian Wall House exhibit.

research

Harnessing the Architect’s Potential for Expanded Agency within Contemporary Design and Development Practices

Architects have changed how they think about their role in, and influence on, the built environment but this is not reflected in the policies regulating Australian architectural practice. Our project ...

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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.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

13th Venice International Architecture Biennale

Eight Sydney architecture students have been awarded the annual Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship that will support their travel to the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale, running from 29 August until 25 November 2012.

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talks

A New Planning System for NSW

  • Aug. 14, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Members Free | Non-members $10 | Student non-members $5 on the door

The NSW government’s Planning System Review Green Paper proposes changes that could dramatically improve the environment within which architects work. Can it also deliver more sustainable, amenable and beautiful cities and towns?

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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talks

SAF12 Architecture on Show - at Bowen Library with Terry Bail

  • Oct. 27, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Bowen Library, 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra
  • Free, booking required

Join local sustainable architect Terry Bail from Archology as he talks about the many fascinating projects in sustainability thinking and design undertaken in the Randwick council area.

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workshop

SAF12 Kids - Archikidz

  • Oct. 27, 2012
  • noon - 4 p.m.
  • Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh
  • Free, booking required

In a workshop environment, facilitated by both practicing architects and architecture students 300 children will have the chance to design and build their own architectural masterpiece!

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walks

SAF12 Tour - Utzon

  • Oct. 27, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, Bridge St, Sydney
  • $35/$25 concession

An in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Everday Extreme

This report summarises the activities that took place during the 2011 New Architects Exchange: Australia_UK and identifies key opportunities to take home from the program.

nighttime
talks

Architect and Urban Designer Keith Pike in Conversation

  • Aug. 10, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Level 1 Chifley Plaza, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney 2000
  • Free (Bookings essential)

Born and raised in Australia, Keith Pike first travelled to Japan at age 19 to explore his Japanese roots. With Dr. Ian McArthur, he discusses the aesthetic principles he discovered through his heritage and how they inform his works.

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talks

UTS Architecture Public Lecture: Anthony Burke and Gerard Reinmuth, the plasticity of practice

  • Aug. 8, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • FREE

Creative Directors of the Australian exhibit at the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale will discuss the opening essay of the exhibition catalogue Formations: the plasticity of practice.

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tours

SAF12 Tour - This Modern Life

  • Oct. 26, 2012
  • 9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Blues Point Reserve, Blues Point Rd, Blues Point
  • FREE, booking required

North Sydney is home to some of the earliest, most interesting an controversial flats in Australia. This foreshore walk begins at Blues Point Tower with a discussion of Harry Seidler's modernist vision for McMahons Point and ends at the Quarterdeck in Kirribilli, built on the site of Edmund Barton's home.

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talks

SAF12 Talk - Short and Sharp at the Crypt

  • Nov. 2, 2012
  • 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • The Crypt, St Patricks Church, Grosvenor Street, Sydney
  • FREE, booking required

A taste of the 2012 Venice Biennale through the eyes of the BHTS student recipients who recorded their experiences through drawing, movie making, vlogging, blogging, tweeting, & other social media.

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festivals

SAF12 Opening Event - SuperSydney

  • Oct. 24, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh
  • Free, no bookings

SUPERSYDNEY will examine metropolitan challenges by inviting the people of Sydney to contribute their visions, concerns and dreams for the future of their city and presenting them in a conversational event. SUPERSYDNEY creates a platform to give voice to the people of Sydney.

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walks

SAF12 Tour - The City: Sydney

  • Oct. 24, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Sydney
  • $35/$25 concession

Joyfully trespassing across disciplines and genres as we seek out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes, "The City, Sydney" conjures a heady urban narrative revealing the historic, political and topographic forces lapping at Sydney like its tides.

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workshop

Green Paper Workshops

  • Aug. 7, 2012 - Aug. 30, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • various locations across NSW
  • FREE

Following release of the Government's Green Paper - A New Planning System for NSW, a series of workshop-style forums will be held throughout NSW during August.

podcasts

Building Blocks

Building Blocks is a radio program aired as part of FBi Radio's 'Canvas' broadcast. It focuses on architecture and public spaces in Sydney.

bhtsblogs

fordhitecture

Comments, images, videos and diagrammatic representations of the Biennale, focusing on the theme 'Common Ground', including documentation of the 'bump-in' period of the Australian Exhibition - Formations.

bhtsblogs

Sketching Venice: An Online Journal of the Venice Biennale

A sketch can capture an atmosphere and engage the imagination of the viewer. Jonathan Combley will be doing sketches to communicate his experiences of the Biennale.

bhtsblogs

Aperitif

Under the BHTS award, Joanne Taylor uploads a range of thoughts, photos and videos of the 13th Venice International Architectural Biennale on her blog.

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talks

Talks: Public Sydney

  • Aug. 7, 2012 - Sept. 25, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • The Mint, 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Single Lecture - General $40, Concession/Member $35. Series ticket $240

Our latest series of talks focuses on how Sydneysiders use their city, exploring themes such as play, meet, green and trade.

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talks

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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talks

Architecture on Show: International Projects

  • Sept. 28, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library 405 Crown Street Surry Hills
  • FREE

Andrew Burns will present his recently completed projects in Japan, London and the Hawkesbury River, exploring the relationship between landscape and geometry to create community, as a response to cultural context.

podcasts

Urban Conversations

A world-renowned urban economist showed how well-planned cities can make us “richer, smarter, greener, healthier and happier” in the department’s inaugural Urban Conversations event.

research

Parlour survey no. 1: Where do all the women go?

Are you a woman connected to Australian architecture? Who are you? Where are you? What do you do? Parlour's first survey will close on August 17 - please fill it out to help us to build a more nuanced picture of the women of Australian architecture.

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festivals

Grand Designs Live

  • Oct. 5, 2012 - Oct. 7, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Adult 28.50, student 23.50, children 15 and under FREE

A home show like no other, Grand Designs Live is returning to Sydney for its second year in October and will launch for the first time in Melbourne in September.

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talks

Women: Take on Design Talk Series - Talk 1 by Archrival

  • July 18, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Object Gallery, 417 Bourke Street Surry Hills, New South Wales 2010, AU
  • Public $35 / AAA Members $25 / Students & Seniors $30

Women: Take on Design promises to be a fascinating insight into some of the current thinking about design, with the emphasis on celebrating the unique contributions that women make to design.

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online

Design Parramatta

  • June 20, 2012 - July 4, 2012
  • 1 p.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Parramatta
  • FREE

Multi disciplinary teams of urban designers, architects, landscape architects and artists are invited to participate in a 6 week event to design 15+ concepts for Parramatta’s public spaces, streets and lanes in a creative review of the city’s CBD.

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Architecture on Show: Reinterpreting Community

  • June 30, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library 405 Crown Street Surry Hills
  • FREE

Silvester Fuller’s Dapto Anglican Church Auditorium is a reinterpretation of the traditional church with a focus on the broader community.

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 ...

competitions and awards

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 ...

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conferences

Built Environment Meets Parliament 2012

  • June 26, 2012 - June 27, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Parliament House in Canberra
  • Varies

The 2012 BEMP summit will focus on community consultation, digital tools and the opportunities for the built environment professions to use new technology in innovate and exciting ways. Summit sessions will ask: what’s the next big revolution in building cities?

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tours

DARCH Small Bar Tour 13th June

  • June 13, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Surry Hills
  • Free

Surry Hills 'State of Origin' Small Bar Tour BAR 1 - Button Bar (6:30 - 7:30pm)BAR 2 - Tio's Cerveceria (7:45 - 8:45pm)BAR 3 - 4Fourteen (9pm onwards)

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tours

Pyrmont: Parks Apartments and Change

  • June 23, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Meeting place: To be confirmed when booking.
  • $25/$15 AGHS Members incl light refreshmens

A gentle guided walk around Pyrmont's changing northern end to find out more about this dynamic suburb so close to Sydney.

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talks

Living and Lodging in the City

  • June 6, 2012
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Auditorium, History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • $9/$7 RAHS members

Dr Lisa Murray will share with us some of her most recent research on lodgers in Redfern and surrounding suburbs.

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Urban Conversations: Triumph of the City

  • June 20, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • City Recital Hall Angel Place, 2 Angel Place Sydney
  • Free

Sydney is one of the world’s great global cities. For a city of this size, the distribution of housing, jobs, infrastructure and transport networks can’t be left to chance.

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City Talks 2012 - Smart Sydney

  • May 28, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • State Theatre, 49 Market Street Sydney 2000
  • Tickets are FREE and ESSENTIAL

How Do We Create An Environment For Inspiration and Innovation? Sydney is bursting with talented, creative and forward-thinking people. How can we harness the energy of government, education, businesses, media, and creative thinkers to create space for innovation? Chris Anderson, ...

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Creativity For Good (Vivid Sydney)

  • May 30, 2012
  • 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • The Vivid Ideas Exchange (The Lounge)
  • Invite Only

How can the creative industries contribute to social enterprise and community building? A networking event to connect Sydney artists and creative practitioners with cultural change agents, to increase the impact of the creative sector in society.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Left-overs and in-betweens

A study of urban spaces, some ideas from Japan, and eleven themes for an urban sensibility Australian cities face some significant densification in the next half century - issues which ...

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exhibitions

TOHOKU – Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers

  • June 8, 2012 - June 21, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Level 1, Chifley Plaza, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney
  • FREE

Explore this rare and emotive portrait of Northern Japan through the works of 10 renowned photographers. Together as a collection, they represent the varied faces of Tohoku.

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - BE | XSECTION | beyond boundaries

  • Oct. 29, 2012 - Nov. 4, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • UNSW Built Environment Red Centre Gallery, Gate 9, High Street, Kensington NSW
  • Free, no bookings

Beyond Boundaries seeks to form connections; encouraging celebration, enjoyment and investigation of architecture that is outward focussed and collaborative.

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

The Role of Architects in Indian Slum Renewal Through the Use of Spatial Information Technologies

Blog of a trip to India in early 2012 by Chris Johnson to research the role of women architects in driving slum renewal in India. The research is a the result of a BHTS Scholarship from the NSW ARB.

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talks

Make-Space for Architecture | Open Conversation - MCA

  • May 3, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • L5 Architecture Studios, Building 6 702 Harris St, Ultimo.
  • Free

A panel of architects & writers will participate in this open discussion on the manner in which both the profession & the community "consume / critique" architecture in Sydney.

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Panel Discussion: Public Art, Spatial Practices and the City

  • May 10, 2012
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • RMIT Building 50, Orr St, Carlton, VIC
  • Entry by gold coin donation. Refreshment provided.

What role and form does Public Art have in the City and its future/s? In imagining the city, ideas of community and culture, and their dynamic interrelations, can be obscured within a focus on physical and built forms. Artist John ...

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continuing professional development

Nice Plan, Pity About the Place

  • May 8, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library
  • $450

This workshop will focus on the development of new places and the challenges involved in establishing self sustaining communities with a ‘sense of place’.

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Architecture on Show: Bennet and Trimble - Projects

  • May 26, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown St, Surry Hills 2010
  • Free for Library & AIA members / $10 for non-members

Sydney architecture duo Bennett and Trimble practice architecture and urbanism. This talk will present a range of their projects.

Making the City from inside out

Matt Chan    

The most pleasant surprise for me, is discovering that the collective appetite for a different experience of the city is alive and well. People want a city that is altogether less predictable, that allows space for personal expression by actively engaging individuals in the creative process, and is less bound by the usual rules of social behaviour.

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tours

SAW2 - Utzon - Sept. 16

  • Sept. 16, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • April 8, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • March 25, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • April 15, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Oct. 3

  • Oct. 3, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

exhibitions

WOHA. Breathing Architecture. Exhibition

  • Dec. 2, 2011 - April 29, 2012
  • Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany

Share in WOHA's excitement as they exhibit their broad array of works at the acclaimed Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM)! Running from 2 December 2011 - 29 April 2012, their first monographic exhibition will feature concepts of open structures which embrace aspects ...

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walks

SAW3 - Harbourings - Feb. 19

  • Feb. 19, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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SAW3 - Harbourings - Jan. 22

  • Jan. 22, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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SAW3 - Harbourings - Jan. 8

  • Jan. 8, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Feb. 16

  • Feb. 16, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Feb. 1

  • Feb. 1, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Jan. 18

  • Jan. 18, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Jan. 11

  • Jan. 11, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25.Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW..

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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SAW1 - The City, Sydney - Dec. 21

  • Dec. 21, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide.

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes.

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SAW2 - Utzon - Feb. 8

  • Feb. 8, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon - Dec 18

  • Dec. 18, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

podcasts

Mobilising communities & citizens - Dynamic action in a world of social change

Hear the views of Clover Moore MP; Brett Solomon, Executive Director of Access Now; Anna Rose, Co-founder and Chair of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition; Darryl Nichols, Executive Director of ...

podcasts

What we want in a home

The housing priorities of Australians are changing, with more people valuing aspects of where they live than a big garden or a large block. A study from the Grattan Institute ...

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talks

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.

tours

Emergency Architects Australia Solomon Islands Trip

  • Jan. 8, 2012 - Jan. 20, 2012
  • Solomon Islands
  • $3500 ex Brisbane

An opportunity to travel to The Solomon Islands to participate in the delivery of village latrines over a 2 week period.

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exhibitions

PICNIC in the PARK for members and their families

  • Nov. 6, 2011
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Marshmallow Park, Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide
  • Free BYO

Join us to celebrate the finale of Architecture Week and how great we are with an informal Picnic In The Park. A chance to share an afternoon with friends, families and colleagues. Pack yourself a picnic and a bottle of ...

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talks

The Art of City Making, How immagination and creativity play their part

  • Nov. 2, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • State Theatre, 49 Market Street, Sydney
  • Tickets are FREE and ESSENTIAL

Charles Laundry has inspired people to change the way they think about cities around the world. He's a passionate defender of the role immagination and creativity plays in the development of cities and in invigorating local economies. He'll be joined ...

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Day Lecture: The Circus in Sydney

  • Dec. 7, 2011
  • 1 p.m.
  • History House, 133 Macquarie St, Sydney
  • $7.00 members, $9.00 non-members

A regular circus venue was not available until October 1850 when the Royal Australian Equestrian Circus was opened in York Street. With the discovery of gold, the early circus troupes followed the people onto the diggings. The visits of large ...

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talks

Bike Tank #8: Design-Eat-Think for your City

  • Oct. 30, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • UTS Architecture Warehouse, 50 Kensington St, Chippendale
  • Free, booking required

Cycle into Sydney's favourite think-and-design event where we are prototyping solutions for making cities more human. For this special instalment of BikeTank we will build Density-Vitality Models for Sydney's favourite suburbs. Be prepared to get your hands dirty [making stuff] ...

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talks

Emergency Shelter Installations - A Talk by Architects and Engineers

  • Oct. 22, 2011
  • 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney College of the Arts Rozelle, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • Free, no bookings

In a one off talk for the 2011 Sydney Architecture Festival, Joe Agius, Cox, John Tuxworth, Green Leaf, Bertram Beissel from AJN and LAVA will discuss the thinking behind their installations. Australian and international architects, engineers and builders have taken ...

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exhibitions

Emergency Shelter Exhibition at Sydney College of the Arts

  • Oct. 22, 2011 - Oct. 30, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney College of the Arts Rozelle, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • Free, no bookings

Australian and international architects, engineers and builders have taken action, creating an exhibition highlighting the need for emergency shelters in the disaster zones and bringing awareness to the public about the role of the design and construction industry in the ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships 60th Anniversary

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

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talks

Community + Space = Innovation

  • Oct. 12, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Newtown Library, 8-10 Brown Street, Newtown, 2042
  • Free. Bookings essential.

What if…empty spaces were given to the community to transform into positive public space? This talk unpacks this idea, takes it out of the art world and into the real world.

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Hallowed Ground? The library of the future

  • Sept. 23, 2011
  • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay
  • Free, Bookings essential

The way we consume information is rapidly changing, so how does the public library continue to be relevant in the modern world?

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People, Planet, Profit - Practical Corporate Sustainability

  • Nov. 9, 2011
  • 7:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • 69 O'Riordan Street, Alexandria 2015
  • Non-Members $90

Hosted By: NSW Business Chamber09 November 2011 7:30 AM - 11:00 AMDoors open 7:15 AM Location: Tables, Chairs and Workstations, Showroom 24, Level 1, 69 O'Riordan Street Alexandria, 2015 Region: Sydney - Metro Type: Seminar, Networking Maximum attendees: 120 This ...

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Architecture on Show at Surry Hills Library with Professor Richard Goodwin

  • Oct. 29, 2011
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library & Community Centre, 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills
  • Free for Library and AIA Members & $10 for Non-Members

Come and listen to the internationally exhibiting artist and architect, Professor Richard Goodwin.

alterations & additions

Skylight House

Chenchow Little

In this house, the architects Chenchow Little, aimed to investigate an alternate spatial model for a terrace house, whilst still retaining the traditional form and street façade.

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Le Grand Paris – An Update

  • Oct. 24, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Alliance Francaise, 257 Clarence Street, Sydney
  • Free, booking required

Thanks to a Byera Hadley Scholarship, Tim Williams went to investigate the outcomes of the the Grand Paris Consultation.

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exhibitions

Sydney Architecture Festival at Sydney College of the Arts

  • Oct. 22, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • Free, booking required

A day of tours, workshops, public talks, demonstrations, exhibitions and much more.

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exhibitions

A Preview of Campement Urbain - The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future - a C3West Project

  • Oct. 20, 2011
  • 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, 86 River Road, Emu Plains
  • By Invitation Only

A preview of Campement Urbain The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future will be held at Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest. Visit the 2011 Sydney Architecture Festival website for more events.

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talks

North Sydney Olympic Pool: 75 years as a local landmark and a national treasure

  • Oct. 20, 2011
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Level 1, Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street North Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

North Sydney Olympic Pool was one of the most technically advanced and stylish municipal pools when it opened in 1936. It hosted the water events of the 1938 Empire Games and was the venue for an extraordinary 86 world record ...

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Seeing the Light: photographs of North Sydney's churches and chapels

  • Oct. 19, 2011 - Oct. 30, 2011
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Don Bank Museum, 6 Napier Street, North Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

Seeing the Lights is a contemporary pictorial record of the historic churches in the North Sydney area by photographer Tony Peri. Built in the 19th and 20th Centuries, these churches reflect several different architectural styles. They still occupy an important ...

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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exhibitions

Plant a Pinwheel!

  • Aug. 8, 2011 - Aug. 13, 2011
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sam Crawford Architects, Level 5, 68 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
  • $10 per session or $30 for 5 sessions. Free for asylum seekers and refugees.

Please join us at Sam Crawford Architects during Sydney Design (August 8-13), to Plant a Pinwheel in Taylor Square! Plant a Pinwheel uses a simple craft technique to engage and connect with an otherwise disconnected community in our city. The ...

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festivals

The Sydney Children's Festival 2011 Presents Zilla Villa

  • Sept. 26, 2011 - Oct. 8, 2011
  • 6 a.m. - noon
  • 245 wilson Street, Everleigh, NSW
  • FREE

Children will get the chance to be the creators of their very own city at The Sydney Children's Festival 2011.

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exhibitions

Liquid Luxury: An Exhibition Celebrating 75 Years of North Sydney Olympic Pool

  • Oct. 19, 2011 - Oct. 30, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Heritage Centre, Level 1, Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

Featuring trophies, swim suits, photographs and archival material associated with North Sydney Olympic Pool - one of the most technically advanced and stylish municipal pools of its era. The Pool hosted the water events of the 1938 Empire Games and ...

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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 ...

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exhibitions

Urban Realities

  • July 26, 2011 - July 30, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Free

URBAN REALITIES: Landscape Urbanism 3 Day Design Challenge More than 100 architecture and design practitioners, craftspeople and artists will race the clock between July 27 and July 30 in reality architecture and design competition taking place in Melbourne's Docklands. The ...

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UTS Architecture Public Lecture: Transforming Tate Modern, Ben Duckworth, Herzog & de Meuron

  • June 15, 2011
  • 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • FREE

A public lecture on the extension & expansion of the world’s most visited museum of modern art, Tate Modern.

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exhibitions

52 Suburbs - Louise Hawson

  • May 14, 2011 - Oct. 9, 2011
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Adult $10 I Child/Concession $5 | Family $20 | Members free

Louise Hawson captures beauty in the burbs, celebrating the vibrancy, multiculturalism and community of Sydney's localities in a refreshingly unconventional way. Hurry last week!

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continuing professional development

Time For Drawing

  • June 10, 2011 - June 12, 2011
  • 5 p.m.
  • Arthur Boyd Education Centre at Riversdale Bundanoon

This drawing weekend is an opportunity to live and draw in the dramatic landscape of Riversdale while supported by the calmness of Glenn Murcutt’s architecture. This workshop will attract 5 formal CPD points for architects.

podcasts

Community buildings

In mid-20th century Australia, the realisation that community matters resulted in an explosion of municipal buildings. They all had a role to play in the development of community and of our society as we know it today.

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Built Environment Meets Parliament (BEMP) 2011

  • June 21, 2011 - June 22, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Parliament House
  • $550.00 for Full Summit Registration/$450.00 for Summit Only Registration/ $170.00 for AAUD Dinner

An annual summit which facilitates conversation between parliament and industry leaders and explores issues that influence national prosperity.

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talks

Eco Choices for Home Renovators

  • May 21, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Brown St Community Hall, behind Newtown Library. 8 Brown St Newtown 2042
  • Free. Bookings are essential.

This workshop helps you find out what to look for when choosing products and materials, explore the principles of passive design and be inspired by creative ideas for renovating.

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tours

Prince Alfred Park - Opening Celebration

  • April 30, 2011
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Prince Alfred Park , Chalmers Street (cnr of Cleveland Street) Surry Hills 2010
  • FREE

The City of Sydney invites you to celebrate the $18 million improvement of the 7.5 hectare Prince Alfred Park.

public buildings

Varsity Lakes Community Limited Sports House

degenhartSHEDD

This project is all about contributing to the public domain on a philosophical as well as physical level, as it is a community project that forms the jewel-in-the-crown for the non-for-profit organisation, Varsity Lakes Community Limited. Physically, it is located ...

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Bike City Forum - planning a liveable city

  • April 13, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Fort Scratchley Function Centre, Newcastle East
  • $30 standard, $10 concession

The forum will address integration of cycling in the built environment and the key role that cycling can play in providing practical urban transport, reducing impact on our environment and improving health for all ages. Guest speakers include two of ...

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conferences

Climate Change + Sustainable Populations

  • April 30, 2011
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Berida Manor, 6 David Street, Bowral
  • $150 members, $240 non members

All day mini conference focusing on how architects can help mitigate climate change as well as sustainable living.

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UTS Architecture Public Lecture - Craig Webb

  • March 15, 2011
  • 7 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • FREE

Craig Webb, of GEHRY PARTNERS, will present the new developments of the UTS Dr Chau Chak Wing Building and its progression since the release of the design in late 2010.

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exhibitions

Greenhouse by Joost

  • Feb. 13, 2011 - March 27, 2011
  • 9 a.m.
  • Circular Quay West, The Rocks, Sydney 2000

Greenhouse by Joost is an ingenious eco-friendly cafe built using recycled materials. Its water is collected on site, waste is recycled, ingredients are grown on the roof and even the generator runs on cooking oil.

podcasts

Pop-up Greenhouse by Joost

At Sydney's Circular Quay, sitting opposite the Opera House, a rather interesting temporary restaurant has popped up right on the foreshore of Sydney's historic harbour. This 120-seat restaurant is called ...

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talks

CITYTALKS2011 Fostering a green cultural precinct at Walsh Bay

  • March 8, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Centennial Hall, Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
  • FREE & ESSENTIAL

CITYTALKS2011 invites Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton, Co-Artistic Directors of Sydney Theatre Company, to share their ideas on fostering a green and vibrant cultural precinct at Walsh Bay.

public buildings

Willoughby Uniting Church

NBRS+PARTNERS

The new Willoughby Uniting Church has created a space for contemporary worship in a setting that expresses a church community spanning over 130 years. The new facilities have been woven seamlessly onto a heritage listed chapel and a victorian manse ...

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continuing professional development

NSW REFUEL

  • Feb. 24, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSW 2010

Thursday 24 February 2011 REFUEL NSW - The Year Ahead: a forecastThe BER helped to keep construction activity buoyant, but what happens now the stimulus funding is winding down? Could the global financial crisis still impact on Australia? Join UWS ...

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GREGARIOUS 2011

  • March 29, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • 10 Clanwilliam Street, Willoughby
  • $30.00 per person

NBRS+PARTNERS is hosting a seminar examining the principles of building infrastructure in order to support the growth of effective ministry in Christian communities.

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walks

SAW3 - Harbourings

  • Jan. 30, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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SAW3 - Harbourings

  • March 27, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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SAW3 - Harbourings

  • Feb. 13, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

Getting beyond the post–card view of the city and its two shimmering icons, SAW 3 reveals the city at her rawest and most spectacular, her most self–conscious and most corrupt.

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SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • March 30, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • March 23, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • March 16, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • March 9, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • March 2, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Feb. 23, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

daytime
walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Feb. 16, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Feb. 9, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Feb. 2, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • March 26, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • March 19, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • March 12, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • March 5, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Jan. 4, 2012
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free mini-city guide from SAW.

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Feb. 19, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Feb. 12, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Feb. 5, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Jan. 29, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

‘Utzon’ is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.

public buildings

Blessed John XXIII Church + Parish Centre

Fulton Trotter Architects

The solution is a church which sits atop a significant local hill with a beacon like spire which night and day projects the churches presence in the community. It is a modern church built of local materials and technologies.

alterations & additions

Kiama Library

Fulton Trotter Architects

The popular library and Kiama Family History Centre have shared the confines of the brick building since 1989 and desperately needed to extend.

podcasts

At-risk youth building their own house

What's special about this house is that it is being built by a group of 'at risk' young men who are gaining a trade along the way and potentially the keys to their very first home. This project -- Affordable Housing for Life -- is funded by the federal government and Marist Youth Care.

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tours

End of Year Small Bar Tour

  • Dec. 14, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • 32 Burton Street, Darlinghurst
  • FREE

Small bars are of interest for several reasons: they are great venues that the change in planning law has allowed, they are part of an interesting cultural shift, and they are potentially ways in which emerging architects can contribute to design.

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Living in density in Greater Sydney

  • Dec. 2, 2010
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 377–383 Sussex Street, Sydney
  • $35.00 (waged) and $10.00 (unwaged)

This half-day seminar aims to bring together a group of stakeholders to discuss the challenges of living in greater density – and what this means for households on low incomes.

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The Art of Participatory Design

  • Nov. 30, 2010 - Dec. 10, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Faculty of Design Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney
  • Free

PDC 2010 poses the challenge of participation; it asks us to consider how we conceptualise, critque and work with participation, and how we engage meaningfully with people, places and situations.

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TNL: Thinking laterally: applying the architect's skills beyond architecture

  • Nov. 11, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

In an era when architecture might not be a profession for life, this talk looks at alternative uses for architects thinking, and shows examples internationally where architects have applied their approach to other fields.

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AD Post-traumatic Urbanism Book Launch

  • Nov. 11, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning St, Potts Point, NSW
  • FREE

The book launch of the Post-traumatic Urbanism issue of Architectural Design (AD) will be launched by Adrian Lahoud, Charles Rice and Anthony Burke.

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continuing professional development

Visions of Sydney

  • Nov. 25, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Sydney

What vision do prominent architects have of the future of our city? What sort of built environment do we want? How dense should it be? What infrastructure do we need?

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tours

SAW Bicycle Tour - An Urban Derive

  • Nov. 7, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • 30 Harrington Street, The Rocks
  • $85/$75 conc. +$25 if you need a bike

The Situationalists International drifted through the city randomly; not simply a stroll but a deliberate disruption of ways of walking in and experiencing the city; organised spontaneity. 'Dérivistes or 'drifters' seek to experience bizarre encounters in unfamiliar places and left-over ...

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tours

SAW Bicycle Tour - An Urban Derive

  • Oct. 30, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • 30 Harrington Street, The Rocks
  • $85/$75 conc. +$25 if you need a bike

Following in Situationalists International footsteps, this bicycle tour will skirt Sydney’s quiet industrial western edge before trespassing through the back streets of the Inner City plucking out the most interesting and provocative urban and residential projects along the way.

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SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Nov. 24, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Nov. 17, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

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walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Nov. 10, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

daytime
walks

SAW1 - The City, Sydney

  • Jan. 26, 2011
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Nov. 27, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

'Utzon' is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.Discussing the sources of the young architect's deepest inspiration, his working methods and ...

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • Nov. 20, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

'Utzon' is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.Discussing the sources of the young architect's deepest inspiration, his working methods and ...

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walks

SAW2 - Utzon

  • Nov. 13, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

'Utzon' is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.Discussing the sources of the young architect's deepest inspiration, his working methods and ...

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • Nov. 6, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

'Utzon' is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.Discussing the sources of the young architect's deepest inspiration, his working methods and ...

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SAW2 - Utzon

  • Oct. 30, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

'Utzon' is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jørn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th centuries most ambitious architectural project.Discussing the sources of the young architect's deepest inspiration, his working methods and ...

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SAW3 - Harbourings

  • Nov. 28, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney. cnr Bridge and Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25. Ticket includes free entry in the Museum of Sydney

Join us on this stroll around Sydney's spectacular harbour edge, from Circular Quay, through the city's great depository of memory, The Rocks, up Observatory Hill to Walsh Bay. The route is diverse, spectacular and full of surprising recent projects as ...

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Advertisements for Architecture 2010 - FORUM

  • Oct. 30, 2010
  • 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
  • FREE for Australian Institute of Architects and Library members; $10 for non-members

Discussion Topic: Promoting Architecture A unique opportunity for architects, designers and students to hear from a panel of industry peers about how to engage the public in architectural processes. Panellists will discuss the relationship between media and architecture; how architectural ...

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Barrangaroo Panel Discussion at the Postgraduate Information Night

  • Nov. 4, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

This unique event features an opportunity to hear from staff across a number of our programs as they tackle one of the biggest issues in Sydney's built environment: Barrangaroo. Right now it seems everybody has an opinion about the Barangaroo ...

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For Art’s Sake

  • Oct. 26, 2010 - Nov. 5, 2010
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • SCA Gallery, Sydney Colllege of the Arts, Balmain Road, Rozelle
  • FREE

For Art’s Sake is an anonymous fundraising exhibition of over 400 works by people with a disability, emerging and established artists, friends,family and community groups. Everyone has a story to tell and that no story, standing or social experience is more or less deserving of our recognition.

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PRC Current Thinking Seminar

  • Oct. 27, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • New Law Building Foyer, The University of Sydney
  • Free, RSVP essential

International Forum on Post Disaster Planning from New Orleans and Kobe to Victoria and Haiti Join Ed Blakely, Honorary Professor of Urban Policy at the US Studies Centre, and a panel of experts as they discuss key issues in the ...

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POSTPONED: TNL: The Future of Architectural Practice

  • Oct. 28, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • Free

The architectural profession has undergone an upheaval in recent years as new technologies, economies and collaborations have changed the composition of architectural practices and the projects they undertake. Join David Neustein and a panel of leading architectural practitioners and academics ...

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exhibitions

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

Auckland's new prison: right in the centre of the city

The new Mt Eden prison in Auckland, part of an upgrade of the historic prison complex, is creating a controversy because of the way it is designed, and its central ...

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festivals

SAF 2010 - AAA Walking Tours

  • Oct. 23, 2010 - Nov. 6, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Sydney
  • $30.00, $15.00 for students

Sydney City Walk, 23, 30 October & 6 November 10.00am-12 Noon Sydney City walk focuses on high-rise development since WW11. You will learn who designed Sydney's tallest skyscraper. You will learn what a curtain wall is. You will learn why ...

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SAF 2010 - Circle of Design Walking Tour

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • Object Gallery, St Margarets, 417 Bourke Street, Surry Hills

The Object Circle of Design Walking Tour guides children and their parents or teachers through some of the laneways of Surry Hills and major thoroughfares of Taylor Square and Oxford Street. Being launched for the 2010 Sydney Architecture Festival, the ...

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SAF 2010 - Sydney Architecture Walks - SAW 2

  • Oct. 30, 2010 - Nov. 6, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, cnr Bridge & Phillip Streets , Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25 (includes free entry to Museum of Sydney)

"Utzon" is at once an in-depth and textured portrait of enigmatic Danish architect Jorn Utzon, as well as the story of the 20th Century's most ambitious architectural project. You will discover the influence of towering 20th Century figures like LeCorbusier, ...

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SAF 2010 - Sydney Architecture Walks - SAW 1

  • Oct. 20, 2010 - Oct. 27, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Museum of Sydney, cnr Bridge & Phillip Streets, Sydney
  • Adults $35, Concession $25 (includes free entry to Museum of Sydney)

This walking tour trespasses joyfully across disciplines and genres, seeking out the architecture and public art that materialises contemporary conditions and attitudes; projects that respond to the culture, history and environment of Sydney and not just imported formulaic codes. As ...

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SAF 2010 - The Life and Death of Public Architecture

  • Oct. 21, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning, Sydney University, 148 City Road, Sydney
  • FREE

Hamish Lyon, Architect, Melbourne Introduction: Sandra Kaji O'Grady Is contemporary Public Architecture defined by function, type or ownership? Does Public Architecture even exist any more? Or has it been replaced by seamless commercialism camouflaged beneath the privatised politics of western ...

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UNSW Built Environment Utzon Lecture Series: Healthy Built Environments = Healthy Cities

  • Oct. 13, 2010 - Oct. 13, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Faculty of Built Environment, Red Centre West Wing, Ground Floor, UNSW, Kingsford, NSW
  • FREE

Synopsis: Australia today faces epidemics of obesity, chronic diseases (including heart disease, lung disease and cancers) and depression. The cost of the obesity epidemic alone has been estimated at more than $20 billion per annum. This is leading to more ...

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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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SAF 2010 - Architecture on Show

  • Oct. 23, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point NSW
  • FREE and varies

This full day event will be held at Tusculum home to the Australian Institute of Architects on Saturday October 23 from 10.00am-4.00pm. It will be a fun-filled day of activities with the Institute showcasing architecture to the Sydney community. It's ...

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TNL: Fieldwork/Chernobyl

  • Oct. 7, 2010 - Oct. 7, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Speaker: Merilyn Fairskye, Syndney College of the ArtsIntroduction: Colin Rhodes, Dean SCA About the talkMerilyn Fairskye's interest in the 1986 accident at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant lies in the resonances of its after-life within and outside of post-Soviet Ukraine. There ...

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SAF 2010 - SAW Bike Tour

  • Oct. 31, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • 30 Harrington Street, The Rocks
  • $110/100 ($25 less with own bike)

The Situationalists Internationale drifted through the city randomly, deliberately disrupting ways of walking in the city; organised spontaneity. This two-wheeled urban derive will drift along Sydney's industrial western edge before trespassing through the back streets of Ultimo, Chippendale, Redfern and ...

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SAF 2010 - DARCH Bar

  • Oct. 27, 2010 - Nov. 1, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 1 Alfred Street, Circular Quay
  • $70 for three course meal

The successful architectural dinner party, DARCH Bar will be brought to the 2010 Sydney Architecture Festival in association with DARCH and Tony Bilson. Each night a member of DARCH will introduce a guest who will begin a conversation on a ...

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SAF 2010 - Sydney Open

  • Nov. 6, 2010 - Nov. 7, 2010
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney
  • $40/$30

Sydney Open is a biennial architectural event staged by The Historic Houses Trust and supported by City of Sydney in which 70 buildings of significance, either heritage or newly designed, are opened for the general public to enjoy. Highlights include ...

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SAF 2010 - Home Stories

  • Oct. 23, 2010
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Government House, Sydney
  • $45.00, $40.00 (concession)

Six well-known Australians - Richard Leplastrier, David Clark, Ruth Ritchie, John Birmingham, Larissa Behrendt and Tim Ross will discuss house, home and shelter. From a wide-range of professions, including literature, architecture and government, our panel of erudite commentators will each ...

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TNL: Migration, Diversity and the City

  • Sept. 23, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

International migration and ethnic diversity are integral aspects of globalisation. Immigrants make up 1 in 10 of the populations of the richest countries and much more in some - nearly a quarter of the Australian population were born overseas. Our ...

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Introduction to CoHousing

  • Sept. 25, 2010
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 7 New Street, Lawson - Mavis Wood Hall, Mid Blue Mountains Community Centre
  • Free

This new sustainable and intentional neighbourhood initiative in the Blue Mountains, based on a collaborative model, is well established in Northern Europe and the US. The social, environmental and economical benefits of such a development has proven to be significant ...

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conferences

FORUM: "Melbourne's Urban Growth Boundary"

  • Sept. 9, 2010 - Sept. 9, 2010
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • RMIT bld50, 11 Orr Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria
  • gold coin donation

The Victorian State government recently announced that Melbourne's urban growth boundary will be expanded, an increase roughly equivalent to four times the size of Philip Island, that is expected to accommodate 134,000 new houses (that's about 3.1 dwellings per hectare, ...

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Community and Incarceration

  • Oct. 1, 2010 - Oct. 1, 2010
  • 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Catholic Institute of Sydney, 99 Albert Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135
  • $10 at door

Community and Incarceration: The Architecture of Alienation and the Politics of Redemption. This Public Lecture will be the keynote address of the Biennial Conference in Philosophy, Religion and Culture - "Creation, Nature and the Built Environment". The speakers will raise ...

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Creative Innovation 2010

  • Sept. 8, 2010 - Sept. 10, 2010
  • 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • From $30.00

Creative Innovation 2010 is the place to learn from world changing innovators, futurists, inspired thinkers and curious souls gathered together in an interactive community. It's a place to learn techniques and strategies, unlock and share ideas and gain empowering experiences. ...

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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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TNL: Building Schools in Uganda: The complex role of the foreign architect

  • Sept. 2, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Ben Slee, Architect Introduction: Anna Rubbo, FADP About the talkThis talk will focus on my experience of building two schools in Uganda and some of the lessons learned. It will highlight the challenges of designing at a distance, and the ...

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Audio Design Museum

  • July 30, 2010 - Oct. 10, 2010
  • Sydney
  • FREE

Goodbye gallery, hello city! No gallery space could ever be big enough to capture the creativity of an entire city. That's why Object is doing away with the concept of a conventional design museum. We'll let the city be the ...

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PARK(ing) Day

  • Sept. 17, 2010
  • Australia
  • FREE

PARK(ing) Day is an annual global event aimed at raising awareness of how urban public space is allocated and used by exploring its potential. Originally created by Rebar, a San Francisco art and design collective, PARK(ing) Day began in 2005 ...

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Kino Loves Object

  • Sept. 6, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • 417 Bourke Street, Surry Hills 2010
  • $15 Tickets at the door, including snacks and drinks

Kino is a monthly event that has taken place in Sydney since November 2006. Participants make films specifically for Kino then present the work to a sold-out audience. Each film is therefore a world premiere! The event includes music, giveaways, ...

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competitions and awards

Advertisements for Architecture 2010: Call For Entries

  • Sept. 20, 2010
  • 5 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library and Community Centre
  • Professional Registration: $50, Student Registration: $25

Call for Entries: On an international stage the global financial crisis and the current economic instability in Europe is shaping the built environment for future generations. While here in Australia, housing affordability, environmental sustainability and the development of regional and ...

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SRD Change10 - Sustainable Design workshops

  • Aug. 7, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • pyd building, 197 Young Street Waterloo NSW 2017 #201
  • free

Sustainable Design workshops Graduates Talk Sustainability Saturday August 7 10:30 -15:00 10:30- 11:00 Free Style on SRD, Change exhibition series. Greg Campbell 11:00- 11:30 'Agri-Housing/ Precinct'; Empowerment through the production of food. Gilo Holtzman 11:30- 12:15 Sustainable Fashion, Fashion ecologic. ...

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SRD Change10 Graduate Sustainable Design Exhibition

  • Aug. 2, 2010 - Aug. 15, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 197 young street waterloo, NSW 2017
  • free

FRESH IDEAS and solutions to creating our sustainable future...SRD Change 10 : Graduate Sustainable Design Exhibition "The SRD Change exhibition, now in its 7th year, is growing to a whole new level… presenting an impressive 'snap shot' of the future, ...

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Pencil Frenzy

  • Oct. 2, 2010 - Oct. 10, 2010
  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Object Gallery, 417 Bourke St, Surry Hills
  • Free.

Claire McCaughan & Felicity Gartelmann of Sam Crawford Architects are installing Much Lead at Object Gallery in October and they need your pencils! Much Lead is inspired by the old school pencil and they are looking for designers, artists, makers, ...

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TNL: Metamorphoses: Concepts and Constructions

  • Aug. 19, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Speakers: Chris L. Smith, Sarah Benton, Ross Anderson, FADPIntroduction: Terry Smith, Visiting Professor FADPAbout the talkThe mythic stories of Ovid's Metamorphoses are a song to transformation and change. This talk accompanies an exhibition in the Tin Sheds Gallery of 15 ...

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Advertisements for Architecture 2009

  • Aug. 2, 2010 - Aug. 13, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 'Tusculum' 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW
  • FREE

02-13 August 2010 10am-4pm, Monday-Saturday Advertisements for Architecture 2009 comprises a selection of architectural 'advertisements' reflecting on and examining where we would be without architecture. It includes a selection of national and international entries and aims to promote a greater ...

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tours

Sustainable House Day

  • Sept. 12, 2010
  • 6 a.m.
  • Australia Wide
  • FREE

Some of Australia's greenest homes will open their doors to the public for the ninth annual Sustainable House Day on Sunday 12 September - showcasing the country's most environmentally sustainable and innovative homes that invest in renewable energy, recycling and ...

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The Future of Penrith / Penrith of the Future

  • July 15, 2010
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Panthers World of Entertainment, Mulgoa Rd, Penrith

Official launch of the C3 West project in Penrith: International art collective Campement Urbain has been commissioned to develop the second stage of their proposal The Future of Penrith / Penrith of the Future, in collaboration with Penrith City Council, ...

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TNL: Place and Identity: Norwegian Contemporary Architecture Now

  • July 29, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Lecture: And where did you say you were from...? Place and Identity: Norwegian Contemporary Architecture Now An understanding of local conditions is central to creating architecture anywhere in the world. But this focus has a flipside: If we connect the ...

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Architecture without Paper

  • June 8, 2010 - July 15, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 22-24 City Road, Chippendale NSW 2008 / Sydney
  • FREE

Architecture without Paper is an extraordinary selection of works in audiovisual format, shown at the 11th Venice International Architecture Exhibition. The exhibition, organized by the Spanish Ministry of Housing and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, representes 15 architecture ...

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conferences

National Population Summit

  • July 20, 2010
  • 8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Casula Powerhouse, 1 Casula Road, Casula

Councillor Alison McLaren President of the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd Invites you to attend the National Population Summit "Managing population growth is a key factor in maintaining Australia's economic and social prosperity, now and for the future. ...

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"I love this place because ..." community perceptions of the Built Environment

The National Trust of Australia (NSW) launched "I love this place because…", funded by the NSW Architects Registration Board, on 30 June 2008. People of all ages across Australia were ...

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HotHouse: Cultural Ecology and Sustainable Urban Environments

  • July 27, 2010 - July 28, 2010
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Full $185 / Concession $130 for 2 days

HotHouse brings together designers, artists, curators, creative thinkers, academics, philosophers, urban planners, architects and users of city space in a quest to develop inspiring models for sustainable urban transformation. The objective of HotHouse is to cultivate a new cultural ecology ...

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Sustainable Architecture - Lessons from the Past

  • June 30, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga, Corner Baylis & Morrow Street, Wagga Wagga
  • Free

"In this new environmentally aware age, the low-energy solutions of the 19th-century rural home are being reappraised. The advantages of traditional building materials have been recognised, water is again being treated like a precious commodity, and passive shade, ventilation and ...

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Green Building and Design Conference 2010 - Greening the Existing Building Stock

  • Sept. 3, 2010 - Sept. 4, 2010
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Conference fees (GST incl.): Full fee $1045, Students $330, Online attendance: $770

Friday 3rd - Saturday 4th September 2010State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Meet the challenge of transforming our existing buildings for a sustainable Australia. At the 8th annual Green Building and Design Conference, you will network with experts, expand your knowledge ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Un-extruding the Tower

David Ostinga 2006 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Architect Category. In the course of the 20th century the tower quickly became focused on a narrow band of innovation, that ...

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Visions of Sydney Symposium

  • May 20, 2010
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney
  • General $90 Concession/Members $75

How have visions of Sydney shaped the city? This one-day history symposium and public lecture will explore 200 years of urban planning, from Macquarie to Moore. Prominent historians Dr Shirley Fitzgerald, Dr Grace Karskens, Professor Robert Freestone and Dr Paul ...

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TNL: Design, Community Engagement and One Laptop per Child

  • May 6, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • This is a free event

The XO laptops, being provided to children in remote Australian communities by the charitable organisation One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Australia, are an example of excellence in 'ethical design'. However, the benefits afforded by this ethical design excellence may be ...

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On Openness by Shanaka Fernando

  • May 6, 2010 - May 6, 2010
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • RMIT bld50, 11 Orr Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria
  • gold coin donation

As Lentil As Anything's Abbotsford premises faces closure, and in the wake of the recent documentary The Naked Lentil looking at the restaurant, there has been a strong interest taken by the public in the operations of this social enterprise. ...

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walks

AAA Sydney City Architecture Walk

  • Nov. 19, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, Circular Quay
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour walk showcasing more than 10 representative pieces of architecture in the Sydney Central Business District. Sydney's CBD from Martin Place down to Circular Quay changed dramatically after World War II. We examine many of the buildings in the ...

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AAA Sydney City Architecture Walk

  • Nov. 26, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, Circular Quay
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour walk showcasing more than 10 representative pieces of architecture in the Sydney Central Business District. Sydney's CBD from Martin Place down to Circular Quay changed dramatically after World War II. We examine many of the buildings in the ...

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walks

AAA Sydney City Architecture Walk

  • Dec. 3, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Customs House, Circular Quay
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour walk showcasing more than 10 representative pieces of architecture in the Sydney Central Business District. Sydney's CBD from Martin Place down to Circular Quay changed dramatically after World War II. We examine many of the buildings in the ...

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AAA Sydney City Bar Tour

  • May 3, 2010
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • customs house sydney
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

A 2-hour exploration of the contemporary interior architecture of Sydney's bars. Come and see some of our current best designed, and most atmospheric clubs and bars, and hear more about how, and where, and what, the Sydney Bar Scene will ...

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AAA Surry Hills Walk

  • Dec. 11, 2011
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Corner of Belvoir and Buckingham Streets Surry Hills
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

Surry Hills Walk starts by visiting a crossroads that is edged by an almost complete history of Surry Hills building types from the tiniest terrace houses, through factory buildings to funky warehouse conversions to contemporary apartment buildings. From there you ...

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AAA Walk Through Time

  • July 30, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street
  • Adults $30, Students $15, AAA Members Free

Being a relatively young city it is possible to take a walk through 200 years of Sydney's architectural history in a two hour tour of the central business district. Starting at the Hyde Park Barracks, one of Sydney's oldest pieces ...

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tours

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church Open Day

  • April 17, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Cnr Johnston and Collins Sts, Annandale, Sydney
  • Free but donations welcome

Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church Open Day is one of the many events of the 2010 National Trust Heritage Festival. In its 30th year we invite you to celebrate our rich built, cultural and natural heritage by being part of ...

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talks

The Character of Melbourne's Intensification by Ian Woodcock

  • April 8, 2010 - April 8, 2010
  • 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • RMIT bld50, Orr Street, Carlton, Melbourne
  • $2.00

After almost a decade, Melbourne has little to show for Melbourne 2030, the much-lauded aspirational policy that sought to make the metropolis more sustainable by intensification of land-use in activity centres and transit corridors, linked by improved public transport. While ...

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PRC Sunset Seminar: Dorte Ekelund speaking on Planning Australia's Major Cities

  • March 14, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Hearth, Level 2, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • This is a free event. RSVP required.

As an expression of the Federal Government's renewed commitment to involvement in the growth and form of Australia's major cities, the Major Cities Unit of Infrastructure Australia has been established. Major cities play a key role in continued economic growth ...

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TNL: The Architecture of Zero Emission Housing

  • May 13, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • This is a free event

Caroline will talk about the issues that are emerging from her Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship research, which is looking at "The Architecture of Zero Emissions Housing". She has recently completed the first stage of her travels and will talk about ...

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TNL: The Principal and the Architect: Educational philosophy meets Design

  • April 29, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • This is a free event

Most schools in Australia espouse the principals of contemporary childhood learning but few deliver. The new MLC Junior School is an architectural embodiment of the innovative teaching principals and methods adopted by its principal Barbara Stone AO. The design was ...

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Planning for Sex Work

  • April 1, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • ALT1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • This is a free event

About the talk:The inclusion or exclusion of sex work and red-light districts in cities and urban areas continues to challenge urban planners. This talk by Professor Hubbard will engage with on-going debates about the regulation of sex work in the ...

heritage

ANZAC Memorial

Government Architect's Office

Equitable access and the enduring promise 'Lest We Forget' were motivations for the Trustees of the 1934 Art Deco ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park to undertake recent restoration and adaptation works at this magnificent commemorative place. With bountiful stairs but ...

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Narooma NPWS Office

Government Architect's Office

PROJECT DESCRIPTIONNarooma's new Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC) office and community facility provides a contemporary addition to the built fabric of the town centre. The one storey facility accommodates 30 staff from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, ...

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continuing professional development

Time For Drawing

  • April 16, 2010 - April 18, 2010
  • 5 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Arthur Boyd Education Centre at Riversdale Bundanoon
  • $550; Students $460

This drawing weekend is an opportunity to live and draw in the dramatic landscape of Riversdale while supported by the calmness of Glenn Murcutt's architecture. The building and the way it embodies the principles of sustainable design will become our ...

continuing professional development

Reflections on the Homegame

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

This is an online event: 100 Years of Works outside the Modernist Mindset Rex Addison was asked by Architecture Australia in 2004 to design a page to be made into a poster to mark 100 years of publication. Rex made ...

continuing professional development

Retro-fitting for Accessibility

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

This is an online event: Jane Bringolf is the Executive Director of Independent Living Centre, NSW. In this presentation Jane explores the social and design history of housing for people with a disability and sets out the new concept of ...

continuing professional development

Recycle-Reuse-Recover-Retrofit-Reduce

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

This is an online event: In this course Bernard provides a refreshing and persuasive argument about the implementation of sustainable design and identifies the issues that architects, planners and designers can and should address. He describes the current status of ...

continuing professional development

SPECIAL! Wild about Harry

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

This is an online event: Henry Feiner, a partner at the firm of Harry Seidler and Associates, presents a tribute to Australia's most influential architect, Harry Seidler. By referring to a diverse selection of Seidler's architecture, from residential houses to ...

continuing professional development

Public Melbourne

  • Sept. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $119.95

This is an online event: Professor Rob Adams works at the City of Melbourne where he has, for the last twenty years, led a program on the urban design of the city. He has been instrumental in transforming the city ...

continuing professional development

Australian New Urbanism in Practice - Wendy Morris

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

This is an online event: Wendy Morris has been integrally involved in New Urbanism since its inception in the early 1990s. New Urbanism encourages urban planning which is diverse in use and population, is scaled for the pedestrian but capable ...

continuing professional development

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 2

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

This is an online event: This is the second of three seminars about 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

Planning and Development by CORE VALUES - Liam Proberts

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

This is an online event: Without a logical design method, the infinite number of contributing factors that require consideration when planning a region or city can seem overwhelming. Liam Proberts, of Fairweather Proberts Architects, outlines a simple but effective method ...

continuing professional development

Access, Equity and Design: Michael Fox AM

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

This is an online event: Michael Fox, Director of Access Australia, is an architect and internationally recognised leader in the field of access and equity. This course outlines the legal and technical requirements regarding access to and within the built ...

continuing professional development

Vertical Green - Inevitable Gestures in Modern Cities: Vladimir Sitta

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

This is an online event: The design philosophy of landscape architect Vladimir Sitta, from design group Room 4.1.3, is based on the premise that the Earth's surface is a non-renewable resource. Cities should be self-sustaining. They should restore the natural ...

continuing professional development

Assemblage: Virginia Kerridge - Architect

  • Feb. 28, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2011
  • Sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: Virginia Kerridge's work is inspiring in its beautiful combination of materials and harmonious integration with site. Virginia describes the manner in which painting and sculpture, particularly the work of Andy Goldsworthy, have influenced her architecture. ...

continuing professional development

On edge | Off centre : Paul Fairweather

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

This is an online event: Coastal architectural design involves a distinctive combination of environmental, political and economic concerns and for this reason is uniquely challenging. Paul Fairweather describes a diverse range of coastal architectural designs, undertaken by his practice, Fairweather ...

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 ...

continuing professional development

Suburban Wipeouts: Tone Wheeler

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

This is an online event: Tone Wheeler explains how some current perceptions of sustainability are flawed. By utilizing the Aristotelian division of matter into earth, air, fire and water, the subject of sustainability in house design is simplified. Issues of ...

daytime
conferences

SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

  • May 21, 2010 - May 22, 2010
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Mona Vale
  • TBA

This conference is for any business that wants to find out how to make their business greener and more sustainable.The conference will cover the following areas: What your business needs to do to keep your business plan on track. What ...

nighttime
exhibitions

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 buildings

Surry Hills Library & Community Centre

fjmt | Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Community hybrid: equity, aspiration and sustainabilityThis project is prominently located in the heart of Surry Hills, an inner-city suburb whose community is characterised by a diversity of age, income and cultural backgrounds. The architectural context is also diverse: residential apartments, ...

talks

Transforming Australia's Cities

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

This is an online event: Prof Rob Adams uses Melbourne as a case study to explain how existing infrastructure can be adapted to accommodate a growing population and to produce a more sustainable, liveable and economically viable future.

continuing professional development

People Cities = Sustainable Cities

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

This is an online event: Jan Gehl, one of the worlds most eminent urban planners, highlights the often absurd design issues in our cities and he provides logical solutions to those problems.

continuing professional development

The Vancouver Experience

  • Feb. 14, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2011
  • Sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: Vancouver, Canada is a rapidly growing city that has successfully developed with the involvement of citizens in both planning and delivery, and received the label of being the most liveable city in the world.

talks

AAA Black Talk - Elias Torres

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $159.95

This is an online event: Elias Torres has made his mark in Spain, particularly in public works, for thirty years. In this Australian Architectural Association Black Talk 4 he exhibits an array of his works, from a series of private ...

continuing professional development

2010 eClassroom Compliance Package

  • Aug. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $479.00

This is an online event. This package of seven courses (10 Hours) provides the opportunity for full compliance for your Formal CPD requirements for the 2010 registration year. It provides a mix of CPD addressing the current issues, spread across ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Informalism

Hugo Moline 2006 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Recent Graduate Category. The practices of architecture, planning and design, through the formal production of space, have forever been used to ...

podcasts

Special Houses: Tom Uren

And today we introduce you to a regular spot where we will take you through some of Australia's special houses - houses that tell personal stories about the occupants, and ...

podcasts

Alzheimers and design

Recently By Design spoke to a former social work lecturer and carer Barbara Ferguson about her experience looking after her 101-year-old mother in a nursing home, and how the design ...

podcasts

Architecture and a cultural 'tipping point'

Mark Dytham - English born, Tokyo-based architect - thinks Australia will have to practise patience for a 'tipping point' to occur around Australian architecture and Australian culture. In other words ...

podcasts

Lloyd Rees Lecture 2007

Mexican architect Fernando Romero is delivering the 2007 Lloyd Rees Lecture. One of his areas of interest is building houses with a single skin. He works both in the domestic ...

podcasts

Bob Carr - his favourite cities

In his second and final conversation with By Design, Bob Carr, former premier of NSW and now business consultant, talks about why Paris is the world's greatest city. He also ...

podcasts

Next Wave: Emerging Aussie architects

A new book from Thames and Hudson draws to our attention the work of 16 of the next generation of Australian architects. They were born in the 1960s and 1970s ...

podcasts

Vince Frost: what look is now?

By Design talks to Vince Frost about his approach to design -- in his favourite room, a converted textile factory in Surry Hills, Sydney. He also talks about today's look, ...

podcasts

Trends and Products: Milan Design Fair '09

The annual Milan Design Fair has been on in the last week. David Clark, editor of Vogue Living, reports for By Design from Milan. Here are his observations and design ...

podcasts

A lego story

A man reflects on his childhood memories of Lego and concludes that the greatest construction toy of all is the human imagination. "A Lego Story" was written by Mark Wakely ...

podcasts

The High Line

This week's show is all about cities and a highlight is a visit to New York's Highline, a former elevated freight railroad running two kilometres along the lower west side ...

podcasts

Humanitarian Design

Emily Pilloton is a driven, passionate young designer who started Project H Design - a non profit organisation providing design solutions for humanitarian needs. The San Francisco based designer uses ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

A study of support-based housing and community participation in the Million Houses Programme

Sonya Redman 2005 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Student Category. This paper is the result of an investigative study into support based housing and community participation in Sri Lanka. ...

podcasts

Conversation: teaching 21st century architecture

Sandra Kaji O'Grady is head of architecture at the University of Technology in Sydney, an architecture school deliberately positioning itself right at the edge of the latest ideas in the ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Enabling Good Deeds in Design: How can Architects provide Community Service as part of their practice?

Callantha Brigham 2008 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Architect Category. This paper is the result of an investigative study into architectural community service; pro-bono. Enabling Good Deeds in Design ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

An investigation into Australian architects working globally.

Luke Durack 2007 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Student Category. This paper is the result of an investigative study into various architectural professionals working globally. Australian architects globally The ...

public spaces

Theoretical Community Gathering Place

FROM architecture

This design for a Community Gathering Place was a response to a Japanese design competition that was calling for ideas of how to create a Community Gathering Place that could adapt to the changing needs of an evolving community as ...

public spaces

Turruwul Park upgrade

HASSELL in association with City Projects

Turruwul Park is located in the south Sydney suburb of Rosebery and is a valuable park for the surrounding inner city residents. As part of the City of Sydney Council's commitment to deliver innovative improvements to their public parks, HASSELL ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Landless People United

Adriano Pupilli 2001 Recipient - Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship Student Category. This paper is the result of an investigative study into urban poor community development and the professional support process. ...

public buildings

Epping to Chatswood Rail Link

HASSELL

Our brief was to design "the next generation of transportation excellence". We sought to create safe, efficient and inviting rail stations that seamlessly fuse architecture and engineering into a series of memorable transport nodes that capture the spirit and excitement ...

daytime
exhibitions

Built for the Bush: green architecture for rural Australia

  • April 10, 2010 - July 18, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Museum of the Riverina, Cnr Baylis & Morrow Street, Wagga Wagga
  • Free

Built for the Bush explores some of the energy efficient features of Australia's 19th century country homes and the reappearance of many of these traditional practices in contemporary green architecture. For Australia's rural settlers the creation of simple, energy efficient ...