332 items tagged “environment”

research

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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AOS: Hornsby: Sustainability and the home

  • Nov. 9, 2014
  • 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Artist’s Lounge, Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre, 25 Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
  • Free event, bookings essential

Speaker: Sze Cheng from CS Architects Curator: Jill Gleave How to live more sustainably - passive solar design, water and energy saving. An Australian Afternoon tea will be served. . Bookings:Click here to register. For more information call 9847 6893.

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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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UNSW Graduate Regional Studio - RISE

  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Anzac Pde UNSW Kensington Campus
  • FREE

Please join us for drinks, food and a showcase of all projects, to celebrate the final exhibition for the UNSW graduating studio of Architecture, of the Australian School of Architecture + Design, 2014.

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HotHouse WATER

  • Nov. 12, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street Ultimo 2007

HotHouse WATER on 12th November is the fourth and final instalment of the event series for 2014. Join HotHouse and a superb line-up of speakers to explore creative approaches to water in our cities and neighbourhoods.

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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

OPEN AGENDA 2014 Exhibition

  • Oct. 31, 2014 - Nov. 4, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Level 3 Central Event Space, Central Park Sydney, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

This year, the three selected projects take Open Agenda literally to extremes. Please come along and support the next generation in Australian Architecture.

festivals

Sydney Architecture Festival 2014

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

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

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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SAF14 - Conflicts on the Periphery - An investigation into the urban renewal of post-bushfire affected areas

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

Australians have a long affiliation with the interface between the urban environment and nature. As the effects of climate change increase the intensity and ferocity of extreme weather events, periods of immense pressure will be punt on the built environment.

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continuing professional development

Hobart Half Day - Full Day Formal CPD Workshop

  • Oct. 28, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 1/19 Hunter Street Hobart

InHouseGroup3 at the Institute of Architects Session Time and Topics : Morning Session 9:00 am - 9:30 am: Registration 9:30 am - 10:30 am: Thermal Mass and Energy Efficient Design - Austral Bricks by Beck Lauer 10:30 am - 10:40 ...

Sustaining Sydney

Prof Ken Maher    

Sydney is at an interesting time in its evolution, with many major urban regeneration projects now under way. Significant and ambitious plans are under preparation to shape key government land holdings through Urban Growth NSW, including the strategically important Bays Precinct. These projects have the potential to transform our city for better or worse. Making the right decisions now is critical to the city as a whole.

media

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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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Perth

  • Oct. 24, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • University of Western Australia, Murdoch Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, Crawley, WA 6009

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Brisbane

  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Queensland Chapter - Australian Institute of Architects, 70 Merivale Street, South Brisbane, QLD

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Melbourne

  • Oct. 20, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Austral Bricks Showroom, 490 Swan Street, Richmond, VIC, 3121

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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2014 International Speaker Series - Simone Carena, Sydney

  • Oct. 23, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • NSW Chapter - Australian Institute of Architects, 'Tusculum' 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW

Simone Carena, architect from Italy/Seoul, will visit Australia in October as part of the 2014 International Speaker Series! Tickets are now on sale!

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Karl Kullmann and Anthony Burke - The Future of Landscape Architecture

  • Aug. 27, 2014
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • UTS, L5, Building 6, 702 Harris St, Ultimo,
  • Free

A welcome for the new course director for the UTS Landscape Architecture course, Karl Kullmann. Karl will be discussing the future of landscape architecture with Professor Anthony Burke.

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continuing professional development

Sustainability in Architecture: Module 3 - Residential part 2

  • Aug. 28, 2014
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • $75 Member | $65 A+ member | $50 Graduate member | $40 SONA member | $110 Non-member | $50 Student n

Module 3 focuses on residential architecture and the role of "active" systems in particular, as these systems play out through a series of residential case studies in NSW.

competitions and awards

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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BUNKERED

  • Sept. 6, 2014 - Sept. 27, 2014
  • 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Forest Lodge Hotel 117 Arundel Street

Installations by fourteen artists and architects exhibited throughout an inner city terrace, explore issues and interpretations of climate change...

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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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Rural Architecture - Designing Residences for the Australian Ladscape

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

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

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Orkhēstra: Interactive Light Installation

  • Aug. 16, 2014 - Aug. 24, 2014
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street Ultimo NSW
  • Free with museum entry

A must see installation that uses current developments in computational design, light technology and interaction design to redefine the boundaries of what is possible in designing responsive environments.

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competitions and awards

2014 Victorian Architecture Awards Presentation Dinner

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

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

residential

Byron Bay House

John Burgess Architects

The irregular nature of the site and restrictions on available site area, posed complex design constraints. John Burgess Architects cleverly achieved the client's brief for a three bedroom residence and a one bedroom secondary dwelling on the relatively small site with drainage easements.

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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.

Parables of the Modern: Augmented Australia 1914-2014

Creative Director, Augmented Australia    

If you can experience this history through digital reconstructions, then physical distance becomes even more irrelevant. Unbuilt projects become parables of parables: stories of incomplete stories that held hopes for a modern Australia. This is the aim of the eleven historical projects of Augmented Australia 1914-2014, the Australian exhibit at this year’s International Architecture Biennale in Venice.

competitions and awards

27 Smith Street: The Home of Tomorrow

  • June 2, 2014 - July 25, 2014
  • Online

27 Smith Street is an average suburban block awaiting a home. This competition will call on architects to design the home of tomorrow. Enter in one of two categories: professional or student.

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ARCHITECTURAL EXCURSIONS: design, culture and the built environment (Set 1)

  • June 5, 2014 - June 26, 2014
  • 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
  • Instituto Cervantes, 22-24 City Rd, Sydney, NSW 2008 Australia

A series on design, culture and the built environment makes the cultural dimension of architecture accessible to an audience that is curious about the role of design in everyday life but has not been formally trained in the technical intricacies of architecture or its allied disciplines

alterations & additions

Redhead Alterations

Bourne Blue Architecture

This site, in the coastal village of Redhead, had a small exiting seventies project home on it, with poor environmental performance and minimal connection to the substantial yard. This has been recycled and transformed. Read more about this project by Bourne Blue Architecture.

residential

Bronte Battle-Axe

Joanna Lukaszewicz Architect

Upon this once underutilized and awkward battle-axe block now stands a contemporary residence that fulfills the client’s brief and the needs of a family of five. It maximises the value and potential of this superb location. Read more about this project by Joanna Lukaszewicz Architect.

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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.

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Collins and Turner: Out of Normal

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

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

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Tuesdays@Tusculum - Living Cities

  • April 29, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point 2011
  • Non Member $10|Student Non Member $5*| Insitute Member Free

Richard Goodwin explains the city using coral reefs as a typological model. Fundamental to this argument that a process of continuing transformation of existing structures within cities is more desirable than a modernist process that relies on “terrain vague.”

competitions and awards

Home Design Magazine Green Interior Awards Australian Living

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

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

conferences

Beyond the Baseline, Green Cities 2014

  • March 18, 2014 - March 19, 2014
  • Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Focusing on sustainability within the built environment, Green Cities’ exciting program features international keynote speakers, networking events, green building site tours and educational master classes.

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walks

City of Sydney Walking Tours: City & Sculpture Walk

  • March 22, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Harris Street Pyrmont, NSW 2009
  • Free

This walk as part of Art Month Sydney, uncovers interesting artworks in Sydney’s CBD, and then follows the path of the iconic Sydney Sculpture Walk.

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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.

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MAP - Morton House 'Open House' Day

  • April 6, 2014
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Forest Glen Rd Woodford
  • Free - Registration Essential

Morton House was designed and constructed by Deirdre and Ivor Morton in an organic modernist style, aligned with Griffin’s Chicago Prairie School influences. Please come along and enjoy this exciting program, numbers are limited!

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What are Architects on About?

  • March 20, 2014
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • LT101, New Law Building, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free, RSVP Required

A public lecture by internationally-acclaimed architect John Denton, director of Denton Corker Marshall - one of the most significant and successful Australian-owned architecture and design practices.

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conferences

Making: 2014 National Architecture Conference

  • May 8, 2014 - May 10, 2014
  • 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA

The 2014 conference will be a celebration of ideas, examining different approaches to achieving architectural excellence that challenge cultural, economic, social and political environments.

competitions and awards

2014 Houses Awards

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

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

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Land Art: Nine Small Buildings

  • Feb. 13, 2014 - April 4, 2014
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery, Wilkinson Building, The University of Sydney, Camperdown
  • FREE

A new exhibition at the University of Sydney’s Tin Sheds Gallery showcases the international, award-winning work of Denton Corker Marshall.

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Between Green and Sustainable - Emerging Ideas for Asia and Australia

  • Feb. 27, 2014
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • The University of New South Wales Kensington, New South Wales 2052. Chemical Sciences and Engineering Building Building F10, ChemSc M17
  • Free

Holcim Australia along with the University of New South Wales will host internationally known advocate for sustainable architecture, Dr Nirmal Kishnani for a key note presentation.

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Built for the Bush - The Green Architecture of Rural Australia

  • Feb. 15, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014
  • 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Rouse Hill House and Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill, NSW 2155

For Australia’s rural settlers the creation of simple, energy efficient homes was a matter of situational necessity with their limited access to materials, skills and resources. Today, architects recognize the conservation of energy as a global imperative.

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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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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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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.

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

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

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

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SAF13 - The Politics of Memory: Artist Talk with Thomas Col

  • Nov. 7, 2013
  • 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Level 4 Courtyard, UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building 702-730 Harris Street, Ultimo
  • Free

The city of collective memory is a living museum that presents the rich palimpsest of the past to its populace as they interact in daily life. The city becomes the essence of place, pulsing in a constant flux between storing and rewriting the fables of place.

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The Politics of Memory

  • Oct. 30, 2013 - Nov. 22, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • DAB LAB Research Gallery Level 4 Courtyard, UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building 702-730 Harris Street, Ultimo
  • Free, no bookings

The city of collective memory is a living museum that presents the rich palimpsest of the past to its populace as they interact in daily life. The city becomes the essence of place, pulsing in a constant flux between storing and rewriting the fables of place.

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Alice Rawsthorn – Hello World: Where Design Meets Life

  • Oct. 26, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • 140 George St, The Rocks, 2000
  • Adults $15.00, MCA Members and Concessions $10.00

Hear Alice Rawsthorn, design critic for the International Herald Tribune and author of the new book Hello World discuss the formidable challenges faced by designers in the 21st century.

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continuing professional development

Compromising Occupants' Health in Buildings

  • Nov. 8, 2013
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 5 Strickland Street, Rose Bay NSW 2029
  • $77.00

Energy and aesthetics are becoming the focal point of building designers, builders and home owners, with little consideration to Indoor Air Quality. Conserving energy is important and so is occupant's health. There is mounting research and case studies undertaken verifying ...

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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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2013 Jack Beale Lecture on the Global Environment

  • Sept. 21, 2013
  • 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • UNSW Kensington Campus
  • Free

Presented by Dr David Suzuki, a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.

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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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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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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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Essential Residential Timber Design Seminar

  • Sept. 5, 2013
  • 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Parramatta
  • Free

This free seminar will explore how timber may be used to build residential timber buildings with presentations from industry experts.

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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.

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The City of Sydney Renewable Energy Master Plan - On Exhibition

  • July 1, 2013 - Aug. 6, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Various locations

A major part of helping the City meet its renewable energy targets is a $4.3 million project that will install solar panels on 30 sites.

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Sydney Design green roofs and walls forum

  • Aug. 3, 2013
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo

Join passionate sustainable architect Caroline Pidcock and our panel of green roofs and vertical garden advocates as they share their ideas, studies and inspiration for a greener city.

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Architecture on Show: Architecture and Landscape

  • July 27, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street Surry Hills 2010
  • Free; Bookings Essential

Identifying the elements that create a connection between architecture and landscape is an important step in the design process.

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Architecture on Show: Architecture and Movement

  • June 29, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street Surry Hills 2010
  • Free; Bookings Essential

Dance. Drawing. Architecture. They are three different art disciplines, yet for Rena Czaplinska-Archer they are all related.

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competitions and awards

Liveable Office Awards

  • June 10, 2013 - July 19, 2013
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydney

Herman Miller announces the Liveable Office Awards. Projects must be based in Asia Pacific in the Commercial Business Category or the Small Business Category. Entries close July 19th!

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Smart Blocks Launch Event

  • June 12, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Aerial UTS Function Centre, Level 7, 235 Jones Street Sydney 2000
  • Free

The national program helps apartment owners and their managers save money by improving energy efficiency in apartment buildings.

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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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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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continuing professional development

CPD Talk - Thermal Mass and Energy Efficient Design

  • June 20, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Unit 5, 37-69 Union Street, Pyrmont
  • Public - A$25.00, AAA Member - A$15.00, AAA Volunteer/Corporate - 'FREE'

Description The thermal performance of typical Australian construction techniques from research undertaken at Newcastle University over the last 10 years will be discussed at this CPD Talk. Learning outcomes from this CPD talk will be: The thermodynamic principles of thermal ...

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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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Sustainability in Architecture Module 3: Residential Pt 2

  • June 20, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • $35 to members|$85 non-members

This third module on sustainability in architecture develops themes established in Module 2 with a focus on the role of active systems in residential architecture.Presented by David Bennett, Co-Chair of the NSW Chapter's Sustainability Committee.Note that completion of Module 1 ...

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Sustainability in Architecture: Module 2: Residential Pt 1

  • June 6, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • $35 to members|$85 non-members

This second module to sustainability in architecture, introduces participants to the key factors that need to guide the practice of residential architecture in a world of finite resources and the increased pressure of exploding human population. What are the key ...

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Sustainability in Architecture: Module 1: The Big Picture

  • May 23, 2013
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • $35 to members|$85 non-members

This introductory module to sustainability in architecture, introduces participants to the key factors that need to guide the practice of architecture in a world of finite resources. What are the key drivers of change that will enable us to progress ...

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Decorating the Duck

When the world is proliferated by sign and communication, is a billboard architecture or is architecture a billboard? A BHTS Report by Christian Williams.

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talks

NSS3: Daylight Design - Beyond the curtain wall

  • May 7, 2013
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • AECOM - Level 9, 8 Exhibition St, Melbourne 3000
  • Member $74, A+ Member $67, Non-Member $107, Grad Member $40, SONA Member $20, Student Non-Member $30

Area limits on external façade glazing and skylights in Section J of the BCA are making it increasingly difficult for architects to bring natural light into their buildings. With these limitations on glazed area, designers need to better understand daylighting ...

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Architecture On Show: Architecture and Ecology

  • May 25, 2013
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library, 405 Crown Street, Surry Hills
  • FREE

Environmental architecture has become widely accepted and sought after. However in the rush to compliance many have lost sight of the bigger picture, equating environmentalism with ecology.

residential

North Balgowlah House

Bawtree Design

The house is located in a suburban setting amongst neighbouring houses built in the 60's and 80's project homes to the rear. The site is characterised by a large drop to the road on the south side, permitting a lovely outlook towards the eastern suburbs.

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talks

Thursday Night Lectures - Craig Roussac - The Fastest Way to Cut Building Emissions

  • April 11, 2013
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • ALT1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006
  • Free

Craig Roussac will talk about his research on how we can empower building operators by giving them an unprecedented understanding of how their buildings use energy.

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workshop

Mudbrick & Earth Design

  • April 27, 2013 - April 28, 2013
  • 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Southern Highlands NSW
  • $545

Weekend Residential Workshop, Southern Highlands, April 27-28. Organised by Gudhara Holistic Sanctuary. 10 Formal CPD Points for participation in this Workshop.

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.

daytime
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.

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exhibitions

David Keeling - The Way We Live Now

  • Jan. 31, 2013 - Feb. 16, 2013
  • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 177 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
  • FREE

An exhibition that deals with our connection to the land through architecture, where and what we build, and the spaces and places we live in.

exhibitions

Emergency Shelter Exhibition Melbourne

  • May 1, 2013 - May 5, 2013
  • Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC
  • Free! (donations are welcome)

This is an invitation to join us and your architectural peers, in Melbourne in May 2013 and contribute your innovative ideas to a global humanitarian challenge.

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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

The Architecture of (Net) Zero Emissions Housing

The world faces a pressing challenge: maintaining and indeed improving standards of living and economic growth rates while reducing greenhouse gas emission and other negative environmental impacts.

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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

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talks

Two International Guests: David Fixler & Peter Cox

  • Dec. 6, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Australian Institute of Architects,Tusculum. 3 Manning Street Potts Point
  • $10 non members, $ 5 student non members

A talk on Modern Institutional Heritage & Energy Efficiency in Heritage and Traditional buildings.

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talks

SAF12 Talk - Planning an Enduring Legacy

  • Oct. 31, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free, booking required

The discussion panel will debate how regional Australia can profit from current resources and energy developments for a sustainable growth.

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talks

SAF12 Architecture on Show - Sustainability Ages

  • Oct. 30, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Meeting Room, Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain

A discussion on the history of the idea of sustainability. Sustainability. Has it all got too complicated? What does this term mean today? Guests in this discussion will look at the history of the notion of sustainable materials and building ...

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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

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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festivals

Palette of Urban Green at Verge Festival

  • Oct. 3, 2012 - Oct. 12, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Sydney Law School Lawns, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney
  • Free

HY William Chan has transformed the Sydney Law School for the Verge Festival with the light installation Palette of Urban Green. The installation explores the issue of sustainable urbanisation in the architecture profession and juxtaposes the ever-changing relationship between the built and natural environment.

podcasts

NGA Contemporary Australian Architects 2012 Lecture Series

This NGA annual lecture series showcases the latest work of renowned Australian architects. Available now for download.

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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?

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

aestheticsRECYCLED

aestheticsRECYCLED was born out of an interest in the relationship between material and idea and their collective impact on environments.

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continuing professional development

The Design and Specification of an office fit out using contemporary and sustainable furniture

  • Oct. 4, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • TCW Level 1 69-73 O'Riordan Street Alexandria 2015 Australia
  • FREE

This presentation will be for those specifying furniture with a preference for environmentally friendly design and materials. 2 Formal CPD Points

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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.

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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.

daytime
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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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - The Third Landscape

  • Oct. 24, 2012 - Nov. 17, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 148 City Rd, Darlington
  • Free, no bookings

The Third Landscape exhibition and public program will explore the changing urban landscape, in particular Sydney and its current condition.

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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?

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exhibitions

SAF12 Exhibition - SWISS POSITION – 33 takes on sustainable approaches to building

  • Oct. 26, 2012 - Nov. 2, 2012
  • 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Level 4, 125 York Street, Sydney
  • Free, no bookings

This exhibition presents the architectural and engineering achievements of the past 20 years from the perspective of gifted photographers. The 33 exhibits explore different angles with regard to construction, materials, ecology and protection of the environment, while at the same time underlining their uniqueness.

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continuing professional development

National Seminar Series Climate Driven Design: Energy Efficiency by Degrees by John Maitland, Director, Energy Architecture

  • Sept. 18, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • NSW Chapter ‘Tusculum’ 3 Manning St, Potts Point
  • Varying

This seminar will examine the principles of energy efficiency in relevant climates. The relationships between efficiency and star ratings, and buildings and the human body, will be explored, including a discussion on the impact of human behaviour.

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continuing professional development

National Seminar Series Climate Driven Design: Energy Efficiency by Degrees by John Maitland, Director, Energy Architecture

  • Sept. 17, 2012
  • 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Travelodge, Corner King and Steel Sts, Newcastle, NSW
  • Varying

This seminar will examine the principles of energy efficiency in relevant climates. The relationships between efficiency and star ratings, and buildings and the human body, will be explored, including a discussion on the impact of human behaviour.

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talks

Architecture on Show: Sustainability

  • Aug. 25, 2012
  • 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Surry Hills Library 405 Crown Street Surry Hills
  • FREE

Dunn & Hillam will talk about how built-in sustainability is the only way - without add-ons and offsetting - describing how basic principles of science are used to heat & cool buildings, and how using your library can be the best thing you do for your planet.

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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.

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talks

Women: Take on Design Talk Series - Talk 2 by Caroline Pidcock

  • July 25, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Object Gallery, 417 Bourke Street Surry Hills, New South Wales 2010, AU
  • Public $35 / AAA Members $15 / Students & Seniors $20

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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exhibitions

Repowering Sydney Exhibition 14 - 17 June at Customs House

  • June 14, 2012 - June 17, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Customs House Sydney
  • Free

An Urban Design and Architecture exhibition exploring the means of alternative electric power generation for the Central Business District.

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talks

Sustainable Design Principles Event (NSW)

  • July 5, 2012
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Living Tiles Showroom, 133 Victoria Road, Rozelle

Learn about environmentally responsible design from keynote speaker Mark Curzon, Associate Director of Architectus and Project Leader for 1 Bligh Street, Sydney.

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continuing professional development

Reducing Carbon Emissions - CPD event

  • June 27, 2012
  • 6 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point
  • Free

The Reducing Carbon Emissions website was developed by the NSW ARB as a free online resource to encourage architectural practices in Australia to improve their energy efficiency. Speakers: Caroline Pidcock & Allison Earl

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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conferences

5th Healthy Cities Conference: Working Together to Achieve Liveable Cities

  • June 6, 2012 - June 8, 2012
  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Geelong, VIC
  • Full Registration: $950.00 Day Registration: $550.00

A discussion of causes, effects & solutions relating to population health, sustainability, natural resource management, transport, urban design...

research

Climate-adaptive Architecture

As a result of a Churchill Fellowship and ongoing research Carol Marra argues for architecture that not only designs with climate but that adapts to climatic conditions during the course ...

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talks

UTS Architecture Public Lecture: Responsive Architectural Systems

  • April 24, 2012
  • 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • Free

What are the implications of a responsive architecture that might begin to ‘know’ and ‘care’ about us, that might start, in very primitive ways, to be alive?

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continuing professional development

AAA CPD talks series: Shading innovations

  • Sept. 11, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Soho Annex South Corner Crewe Pl & Rothschild Ave Rosebery Sydney 2018 Australia
  • see link below

This presentation will focus on shading innovations and passive solar design principles. Passive design is practiced throughout the world and has been shown to produce buildings with low energy costs, reduced maintenance, and superior comfort. This presentation will also focus ...

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continuing professional development

AAA CPD talks series: Introduction to Environmental rating schemes and materials

  • Aug. 14, 2012
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Soho Annex South Corner Crewe Pl & Rothschild Ave Rosebery Sydney 2018 Australia
  • FREE

With new environmental rating tools being developed regularly, how can architects and specifiers understand let alone choose an ecolabelling program, a building product, or a green building? This workshop is aimed at providing a broad overview of environmental rating systems ...

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conferences

2012 National Architecture Conference - Experience

  • May 10, 2012 - May 12, 2012
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

In 2012, for the first time in more than twenty years, the conference is to be held in Brisbane, and the theme is: Experience.

residential

Longueville House

John Burgess Architects

This residence by John Burgess Architects is located in a leafy suburban setting with the rear of the site fully exposed to the densely vegetated nature reserve. The site falls significantly to the rear of the block & the residence responds by stepping down the slope in a number of levels.

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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.

daytime
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.

daytime
walks

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.

daytime
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.

daytime
tours

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.

nighttime
talks

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

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

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

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exhibitions

UTS DAB Lab Exhibition: Collaboration Design and Country, by Jacqueline Gothe

  • March 8, 2012 - March 30, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • FREE

An opportunity to reflect on & share the process & the result of the Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council Biodiversity Strategies Media Project.

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2012 Utzon Lecture Series - Professor Deo Prasad

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

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

residential

Constable Residence

Suters Architects

The design of this residence in the Hunter Valley by Suters Architects, has effectively delivered a dual purpose building for private and invited public use, within an operating vineyard.

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 ...

conferences

Think Green Cities 2012

  • March 5, 2012 - March 7, 2012
  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Free

The conference, will bring together the industry’s leading green thinkers, experts & manufacturers for three days of green building conversation, innovation and collaboration.

talks

Pop Sydney Sussex Lane

  • March 5, 2012 - March 6, 2012
  • Sussex Lane, Sydney, NSW
  • FREE!

The City of Sydney is creating a smarter, more sustainable Sydney, and they want to share their plans with you. For two days only Sussex Lane will be transformed into a great, green oasis in the heart of Sydney.

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exhibitions

Emergency Shelter Exhibition Brisbane

  • July 17, 2012 - July 20, 2012
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • King George Square Brisbane QLD
  • Free! (donations are welcome)

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

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continuing professional development

Murcutt Masterclass Stormtech Scholarship

  • July 8, 2012 - July 22, 2012
  • 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Boyd Education Centre, 170 Riversdale Road, Tapitallee, NSW
  • 50% of $6,600

Only FOUR PLACES LEFT on the Twelfth Glenn Murcutt International Master Class 08 - 22 July 2012 Australia. Hurry hurry!

masterplans

Modupod Flexible Learning Environment

NBRS+PARTNERS

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

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exhibitions

AA INFLOATABLES Summer school - Open for Registration

  • Feb. 6, 2012 - Feb. 17, 2012
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007

Using Sydney as our testbed, we will develop floatable prototypes and experiment with their potential use in different scenarios. Registration closes end of January.

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talks

Architecture on Show: Living for the Future

  • March 31, 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

Join Caroline Pidcock, of Pidcock Architecture and Sustainability, as she explores what we should be doing as architects and citizens to make the most of a low carbon future.

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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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walks

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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
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.

daytime
walks

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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walks

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

Architectural photographer John Gollings in conversation

John Gollings has won a reputation as one of Australia's pre-eminent architectural photographers since he took his first photograph at age 11. Few people have studied our built environment, the ...

podcasts

Making NYC denser and greener

Jeffrey Shumaker has a leading role in reducing the carbon footprint of New York City. The plans there are to increase the population of New York by one million, but ...

podcasts

Garden Cities

English Garden Cities is a new book about a phenomenon that extends far beyond the shores of England. Sunshine, which is now a suburb of Melbourne, was designed in the ...

continuing professional development

The Architecture of Zero Net Emissions Housing CP1110

  • Nov. 1, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2012
  • Sydney
  • EARLYBIRD SPECIAL $49.95 - Save $10: Ends 30 Nov

Caroline Pidcock, director of Pidcock Architecture and Sustainability, explains what is involved in achieving ‘net zero emissions housing.’

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Curating Cities: Workshop

  • Nov. 21, 2011
  • 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Library Community Meeting Room, Level 2, Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay
  • $55

Farmacy AgBag Workshop Become a uFarmer! A workshop with artist/engineer/activist/experimenter extraordinaire, Natalie Jeremijenko to create your very own AgBag. Learn about xClinic's Farmacy, a distributed urban farm aimed at encouraging urban food production, diversifying food systems and improving environmental health. ...

exhibitions

Curating Cities: Exhibition

  • Nov. 17, 2011 - Dec. 18, 2011
  • Ground floor, Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • Free

The exhibition launches a 5-year research project, founded in the idea of deploying art and design to curate (literally ‘care for’) the city. It focuses on the use of creative strategies to meet the challenges of creating eco-sustainable urban environments.

websites

Green Roofs Australasia

Website info on Green Roofs in Australia and the upcoming Sydney conference and about the key speakers who specialise in green roof achitecture, design and sustainability.

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conferences

Green Roofs Australasia - 5th National Conference

  • Nov. 9, 2011 - Nov. 12, 2011
  • 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • The Australian National Maritime Museum. 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney.
  • $200 - $600

Planting on roofs and walls is one of the most innovative, sustainable and rapidly developing disciplines in architecture, landscape design, urban environmental planning, ecology and horticulture.

exhibitions

Public Exhibition Sydney Interim Waste Strategy

  • Nov. 3, 2011 - Nov. 30, 2011
  • Town Hall House, City of Sydney
  • Free

Automated Waste if adopted will over time "re-wire" the City's buildings to vacuum collect waste and recycling, eliminating banks of garbage bins and changing vehicle collection.

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conferences

Curating Cities: Sydney to Copenhagen Conference

  • Nov. 22, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Barnet Long Room, Level 1, Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • $69.00

The conference will address the demands on the cultural sector in the face of climate change; namely the need to develop sustainable cities and raise questions about the role of public art in urban ecology.

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City Conversations: How the Carbon Price affects you

  • Nov. 9, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney (Entry via Druitt Street)
  • Tickets are FREE and ESSENTIAL

We’ve invited small and big business leaders, policy makers and the experts to explain how a price on carbon works and how it affects you.

commercial

Byron Bay Community Primary School

Space Studio Pty Ltd

The administration office - nicknamed the tree house - is raised on pilotti to create a covered outdoor learning space below, thus retaining playground space whilst creating a new outdoor facility and visually placing the school director in the heart of the school.

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talks

Architecture On Show at Penrith Library with James Stockwell

  • Oct. 27, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Penrith Library
  • Free, booking required

AOS - Penrith Oct 27 - Award winning young architect, James Stockwell will speak on 'Combewood to Kinetic' - An evolution of climatic architecture. Unique architecture derived from a closer look at geology and climate.Combewood is an historic building in ...

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Architecture on Show - Parramatta City Library with Nick Simitzis and Nicolas Tedesco

  • Oct. 25, 2011
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Parramatta City Library
  • Free, no bookings

NICK SIMITZIS is a graduate from the University of Newcastle and has over 30 years' experience in architecture and the construction industry. He has worked overseas throughout Asia, the South Pacific and Zimbabwe, as Architect and Project Coordinator for an ...

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exhibitions

Grand Designs Australia Live

  • Oct. 21, 2011 - Oct. 23, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sydeny Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
  • Ticketed, booking required

competitions and awards

2012 National Trust Heritage Awards

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

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

podcasts

The value of green space

As our cities continue to spread there's increasing pressure on the number of parks and other green spaces. But what are the benefits of urban green spaces when it comes ...

podcasts

Shrinking homes and tiny houses

For decades houses have been getting bigger: we've all heard of McMansions. But are things changing?

nighttime
talks

Sustainable Urban Regeneration in Practice - Public Lecture by Adjunct Professor Helen Lochhead

  • Oct. 18, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • ALT1, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • Free

The built environment is one of the largest contributors to GHG emissions. More than 60% of the buildings that will exist in 2050 already exist today. As such the Government Architects Office has been undertaking sustainable regeneration projects for some ...

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continuing professional development

Specification of Concrete Polishing

  • Oct. 18, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • 61-63 O'Riordan Street, Alexandria, 2015 NSW
  • Free

An in depth perspective on how Concrete Polishing works, Environmental benefits, Specification and Design ideas for Floors, Bench tops, Vanities, Fireplaces etc. Concrete By Design is a pre-eminent polish concrete company with offices in Sydneyand Brisbane as well as contracts ...

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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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talks

A conversation with Arie van der Neut, Director HDVN Architects

  • Sept. 1, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Tusculum, 3 Manning St Potts Point NSW
  • A+ and SONA members $15.00, Institute members $30.00, Student non-members $25.00, Non-members: $65.

Arie van der Neut, Director of The Netherlands’ 2010 Architecture Firm of the Year HDVN Architects, will visit Sydney for a talk at Tusculum, TODAY, Don't miss it!!

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State of the City 2011 - Sustainable Sydney 2030

  • Aug. 31, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, 2000
  • Free, no bookings

Bold ideas and good governance are helping us improve the city’s economy, environment and culture – that’s the essence of our Sustainable Sydney 2030 plan. Hear the Lord Mayor explain.

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exhibitions

Copper Ships - Sue Pedley

  • Aug. 19, 2011 - Sept. 3, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tin Sheds Gallery, 148 City Road, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, The University of Sydney NSW 2006

Sue transforms the Tin Sheds Gallery exhibition space into a confluence of sound, sites, cultures, memories and layered histories, using architectural forms and videos.

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continuing professional development

Specifying Sustainable Paints

  • Sept. 27, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • 51A Hume St, Crows Nest 2065 NSW
  • Free

Specifying Sustainable Paints - Using Coatings to Increase Building Energy Efficiency and Improve Indoor Air Quality Presenters Names:Colour Designer and Colour Therapist -Jacquelene SymondDirector of GreenPainters - Warren Jack This is a two part presenation from which 1 formal CPD ...

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AA Roundtable 06 - It’s A Risk: Strategic Architectural Thinking

  • Oct. 13, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • UTS Architecture Warehouse, 50 Kensington St, Chippendale
  • Free, Bookings essential, limited numbers

For this edition of AA Roundtable, several professionals debate whether the way forward is to become greater risk-makers in face of increasing rules and regulations.

continuing professional development

Inspirational & Technical Timber Presentations

The Timber Development Association is offering a selection of in-house presentations to inspire building professionals in the use of timber for residential, commercial and infrastructure projects.

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talks

New Territory Design Research Discussion: Design: Cool & Hot...or not?

  • Aug. 11, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • COFA lecture theatre: EGO2 Cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road Paddington, NSW
  • FREE

In this panel discussion, design practitioners and professionals discuss the role of design in a global environment facing potentially catastrophic challenges. Are designers and design adding to the problem or part of the solution? This series of talks asks you ...

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New Territory Design Research Discussion: Design: Cool & Hot...or not?

  • Aug. 4, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • COFA lecture theatre: EGO2 Cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road Paddington, NSW
  • FREE

In this panel discussion, design practitioners and professionals discuss the role of design in a global environment facing potentially catastrophic challenges. Are designers and design adding to the problem or part of the solution? This series of talks asks you ...

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On Architecture: James Stockwell

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

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

podcasts

Trends: Sydney CBD businesses go 70% green

Major property owners in Australia have joined forces to reduce the CBD carbon emissions by 70% by 2030.

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conferences

Wood Solutions 2011 - Seminar - Adelaide

  • Sept. 5, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • The Intercontinental Adelaide, North Terrace, South Australia, 5000
  • Professional Member $395, Non Professional Member $595

WoodSolutions 2011 - Seminars For Architects. Engineers. Developers. Builders. Building Designers. Be informed and inspired - the one-day program will feature leading International and Australasian architects and engineers speaking on topics ranging from reducing carbon footprints, sustainable designs, new concepts ...

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Wood Solutions 2011 - Seminar - Sydney

  • Sept. 6, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sydney Marriott Hotel, College Street, Sydney, 2000
  • Professional Member $395, Non Professional Member $595

Be informed and inspired - the one-day program will feature leading International and Australasian architects and engineers.

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conferences

Wood Solutions 2011 - Seminar - Melbourne

  • Sept. 8, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • The Windsor Hotel, Spring Street, Melbourne, 3000
  • Professional Member $395, Non Professional Member $595

WoodSolutions 2011 - Seminars For Architects. Engineers. Developers. Builders. Building Designers. Be informed and inspired - the one-day program will feature leading International and Australasian architects and engineers speaking on topics ranging from reducing carbon footprints, sustainable designs, new concepts ...

exhibitions

NOW and WHEN - post Venice touring - Victoria

  • Aug. 20, 2011 - Sept. 18, 2011
  • Festival Office: The Mining Exchange, 12 Lydiard North St, Ballarat VIC 3350

Australia's exhibition at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale will be appearing at a number of Australian and overseas locations throughout 2011. The exhibition, which closed in Venice last year after a three month run, attracted a record 93,000+ visitors to ...

exhibitions

NOW and WHEN - post Venice touring - Sydney

  • July 2, 2011 - Sept. 25, 2011
  • Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design, 417 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW

Australia's exhibition at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale will be appearing at a number of Australian and overseas locations throughout 2011.

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FLUX Australia and New Zealand Student Architecture Congress

  • July 6, 2011 - July 9, 2011
  • 9 a.m.
  • University of South Australia Adelaide
  • Early Bird until June 6: $200

The congress theme will centre on the position of the architect in the face of societal and environmental change, and economic crisis.

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tours

Ausgrid Learning Centre Site Tour (formerly Energy Australia)

  • June 21, 2011
  • 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 48 Holker Street, Silverwater NSW
  • $80 Member, $100 Non Member

The Centre was awarded a 6 Star Green Star – Education Design v1 rating in June 2010. Join DEM Architects and Brookfield Multiplex as they go inside this new energy efficiency education facility.

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conferences

Watermarks - Waters Heritage - National Trusts of Australia and Australia ICOMOS Conference

  • Oct. 27, 2011 - Oct. 30, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf Melbourne
  • From $495 for members earlybird rate

There is much more to the heritage of water than outstanding engineering achievements!

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talks

Leading Green Thinkers - Seizing our Sputnik moment

  • June 7, 2011
  • 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • 101 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Member $75 / Non Member $90/ Includes Stand up Breakfast

A special event with international sustainability champion Rick Fedrizzi, as he discusses the importance of strong leadership in stimulating significant industry and social change.

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conferences

GBCA Summit Sydney

  • May 26, 2011
  • 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sydney NSW 2000
  • Day pass: $680.00 Member, $980.00 Non Member, Half day pass also available

The summit will deliver a state-specific program to advance your green building expertise. With a CPD-approved course list addressing your priorities, it helps you keep pace with industry needs.

competitions and awards

NOW and WHEN school competition at Object Gallery

  • May 31, 2011 - Sept. 30, 2011
  • Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design, 417 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW

NOW AND WHEN AUSTRALIAN URBANISM is Australia's entry to the Venice Architecture Biennale. The exhibition highlights six interesting urban and outback regions as they are 'NOW' before dramatically representing the 17 futuristic urban environments imagining a 'WHEN' we reach 2050 ...

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Public Lecture: Luis Callejas (Paisajes Emergentes)

  • April 18, 2011
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
  • FREE

Luis Callejas is one of 3 directors of Paisajes Emergentes an architecture and landscape architecture practice based in Colombia. This will be the only opportunity in Sydney to hear him speak about his work.

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exhibitions

Built for the bush: the green architecture of rural Australia

  • April 2, 2011 - May 12, 2011
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • The Liverpool Regional Museum, corner of the Hume Highway and Congressional Drive, Liverpool

Explores the energy efficient features of Australia’s 19th century country homes and the reappearance of many of these traditional practices in contemporary green architecture.

residential

1 Yagoi Hamlet, Ecovillage

degenhartSHEDD

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

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continuing professional development

Green Star Foundation Course Cairns - 13 April

  • April 13, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Cairns

The next Green Star Foundation Course is scheduled for Wednesday 13 April in Cairns - register today to ensure your place in this course. The Green Star Foundation Course focuses on the content and application of Green Star rating tools, ...

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Building Products Life Cycle Inventory Seminar - Adelaide

  • April 28, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Adelaide
  • Free

Adelaide Building Sector The Building Products Innovation Council is Australia's peak body representing the building materials sector. We provide a unified and coordinated approach to the rapid pace and expanding scope of regulatory change in the Australian building industry and ...

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Building Products Life Cycle Inventory Seminar - Hobart

  • April 13, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Hobart
  • Free

Hobart Building Sector The Building Products Innovation Council is Australia's peak body representing the building materials sector. We provide a unified and coordinated approach to the rapid pace and expanding scope of regulatory change in the Australian building industry and ...

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Building Products Life Cycle Inventory Seminar - Perth

  • April 7, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Perth
  • Free

Perth Building Sector The Building Products Innovation Council is Australia's peak body representing the building materials sector. We provide a unified and coordinated approach to the rapid pace and expanding scope of regulatory change in the Australian building industry and ...

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Building Products Life Cycle Inventory Seminar - Sydney

  • April 11, 2011
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Gordon
  • FREE

Sydney Building Sector (Seminar 2) The Building Products Innovation Council is Australia's peak body representing the building materials sector. We provide a unified and coordinated approach to the rapid pace and expanding scope of regulatory change in the Australian building ...

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All the Way with Section J

  • March 30, 2011
  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Cnr King & Steel Street Newcastle NSW 2300
  • Members $50, Non-members $75 - other discounts apply

The seminar highlights the key considerations for architects arising from the new more stringent energy efficiency requirements for external glazing in the BCA2010 Section J.

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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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Green Star Foundation Course Newcastle - 30 March

  • March 30, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Newcastle NSW

The Green Star Foundation Course focuses on the content and application of Green Star rating tools and the steps necessary to register and certify a project.

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Green Star Foundation Course Darwin - 24 March

  • March 24, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Darwin, NT

The next Green Star Foundation Course is scheduled for Thursday 24 March in Darwin - register today to ensure your place in this course. The Green Star Foundation Course focuses on the content and application of Green Star rating tools, ...

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continuing professional development

Green Star Foundation Course Townsville - 29 March

  • March 29, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Townsville QLD

The next Green Star Foundation Course is scheduled for Tuesday 29 March in Townsville (QLD) - register today to ensure your place in this course. The Green Star Foundation Course focuses on the content and application of Green Star rating ...

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talks

UTS Architecture Public Lecture - The Future of Sustainable Design: What's Next? by Paul Stoller

  • March 23, 2011
  • 6 p.m.
  • 702-730 Harris St, Broadway NSW 2007
  • FREE

Paul Stoller will reflect on where the industry stands and will discuss emerging trends that will drive the next generation of Green design and development.

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conferences

Solutions Technology Day 2011

  • April 6, 2011
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo, NSW
  • FREE

Discover how the latest Building and Infrastructure software and hardware solutions can turn your challenges into opportunities.

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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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walks

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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walks

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

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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

Tamborine Mountain College Science Block

Fulton Trotter Architects

We were asked to create a plan that reflected the unique character of the Tamborine community - like an island in the sky. Stone was used as a unifying element across the campus with the white colonnade of steel posts emulating the huge stands of flood gums that are found in the Tamborine Rainforests.

podcasts

Future food: urban agriculture

Three perspectives on food, our urban environment and future tastes. With guests: architect CJ Lim, Jeb Brugmann, author of Welcome to the Urban Revolution, and 'design evangelist' Paul Bennett.

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exhibitions

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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DUOSCOPE

  • Nov. 18, 2010 - Nov. 30, 2010
  • 6 p.m.
  • 281 Clarence Street, Sydney CBD, NSW 2000
  • FREE

Duoscope is an installation created by photographic works and an Expanded Architecture installation accompanied by a soundscape composed especially for the installation by L.A sound artist Greg Reeves.

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conferences

Green Cites 2011

  • Feb. 27, 2011 - March 2, 2011
  • 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Melbourne, VIC 3000

Green Cities 2011 is back with a fresh new approach. Whether you are new to green building or have been committed for years, Green Cities has the essentials for green buildings and sustainable communities.

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walks

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 ...

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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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walks

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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walks

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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walks

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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talks

TNL: Activators

  • Nov. 4, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • Free

From urban planning schemes and buildings to installation work and objects with new materials, the relationship between the human body, technology and nature form the background for a new production of space. Highlighting the variety of scales on which his ...

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festivals

SAF 2010 - AILA Harbour Cruise

  • Oct. 23, 2010
  • 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • The Commissioners Steps, Circular Quay, Sydney
  • $50 non-members & $40.00 AILA members (includes finger food)

‘CRUISE’ landscape architecture from the Harbour as part of the Sydney Architecture Festival. Enjoy a relaxing and informative Saturday afternoon cruising around Sydney Harbour’s recently upgraded harbour parks.

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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 - 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 - Ballast Point Park Tour

  • Oct. 30, 2010
  • 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Cnr Wharf Road and Ronald Street, Birchgrove
  • Free - Limited to 25 per tour

This multi award winning 2.5ha post industrial waterfront park is located on a contaminated former lubricant production site on the Birchgrove Peninsula in the inner reaches of Sydney harbour. The site's richly layered history included occupation by indigenous people, construction ...

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continuing professional development

Green Star Foundation Course in Brisbane - 30 September

  • Sept. 30, 2010 - Sept. 30, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Brisbane QLD 4000

The next Green Star Foundation Course is scheduled for Wednesday 29 September - register today to ensure your place in our new course. This course has replaced the Green Star Accredited Professional Course, and includes a revised interactive curriculum, new ...

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Green Star Foundation Course Melbourne - 29 September

  • Sept. 29, 2010 - Sept. 29, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

The next Green Star Foundation Course is scheduled for Wednesday 29 September - register today to ensure your place in our new course. This course has replaced the Green Star Accredited Professional Course, and includes a revised interactive curriculum, new ...

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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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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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Trying to nail jelly to the wall: where in the brain is creatvity?

  • Sept. 9, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Creativity is the fountainhead of human civilizations. All progress and innovation depend on our ability to change existing thinking patterns, break with the present, and build something new. Progress, however, in any field of science, depends on a clear conception ...

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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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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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TNL: The long history of planning and why this matters in New South Wales

  • Aug. 26, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Alan Peters, FADPIntroduction: John McInerney, City of Sydney CouncillorCo-hosted with the Planning Research Centre About the talkPlanning gets bad press in New South Wales. Yet Sydney regularly features on lists of the best places in the world to live, more ...

festivals

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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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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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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TNL: On the Hallucinatory Function of Architecture

  • Aug. 12, 2010
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • Free

Title: On the Hallucinatory Function of Architecture: Histories of Architecture in Walter Benjamin's ArcadeSpeaker: Terry Smith, University of PittsburghIntroduction: Gevork Hartoonian, University of CanberraAbout the talkBenjamin's Arcades Project is a labyrinthine archive of data, images andinterpretations of Paris, to him ...

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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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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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conferences

3rd International Urban Design Conference

  • Aug. 31, 2010 - Sept. 1, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • National Convention Centre, Canberra
  • Starts from $790.00

Join us for the 3rd International Urban Design Conference being held from 30th August to 1st September 2010 at the National Convention Centre- Canberra. "Designs On Our Future" What impact will the debate over sustainable population for Australia have on ...

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exhibitions

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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continuing professional development

Energy Code Compliance in Buildings (BCA Section J) short course

  • Aug. 5, 2010 - Aug. 29, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 148 City Road, Darlington, The University of Sydney
  • $1920.00

This short course offers an understanding of the regulatory framework that applies to the energy efficient design of commercial buildings in Australia. Participants attending the 6 day short course will attract 10 formal points of CPD. Course Outline Day 1 ...

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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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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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Creation, Nature and the Built Environment

  • Oct. 1, 2010 - Oct. 3, 2010
  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Catholic Institute of Sydney, 99 Albert Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135
  • $100; Full-time students $60

Biennial Conference in Philosophy, Religion and Culture "Creation, Nature and the Built Environment" The conference will begin with a public lecture, 'Community and Incarceration: The Architecture of Alienation and the Politics of Redemption' by Elizabeth Aitken-Rose (Architecture, Auckland), Douglas Pratt ...

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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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walks

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 ...

daytime
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 ...

daytime
walks

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 ...

nighttime
talks

TNL: Human Behaviour in Virtual Acoustic Environments

  • April 22, 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

For more than a century human operators have been devising wearable mechanisms to augment their abilities to hear sounds in the space surrounding them. For example, the pictured "topophone" was presented in 1880 as a means to assist navigation in ...

nighttime
talks

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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continuing professional development

Postgraduate Information Night: Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney

  • April 20, 2010
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • The Hearth, Lvel 2, Wilkinson Building, 148 City Road, The University of Sydney
  • This is a free event

The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning is holding an information night on Tuesday 20th of April, from 5.30pm. This is your opportunity to join fellow students and professionals in discovering the range of graduate study options on offer from ...

podcasts

Making waves: Chicago's Aqua Tower

In Chicago a new 82-storey apartment building called Aqua Tower has captured the city's imagination and that of architecture commentators around the world. Rather than a uniform glass tower of ...

public buildings

Aboriginal Health College

Government Architect's Office

CLIENT BACKGROUND Operating since 1985, the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AHMRC) is the peak representative body of Aboriginal communities on Aboriginal health matters in NSW. It has more than 60 member organisations, comprised of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health ...

continuing professional development

Passive Solar Design

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

This is an online event: This talk by Caroline Pidcock succinctly outlines her understanding of the principals of Passive Solar Design and demonstrates how these are applied in the real world. Firstly, the fundamentals of the science of passive solar ...

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

Development Planning with Bushfire Constraints

  • Sept. 30, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • Sydney
  • $89.95

This is an online event: Rod Rose outlines the information Planners and Architects require to effectively address bushfire concerns in approving and building developments. After providing an overview of the relevant legislation, which has resulted in bushfire issues being a ...

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

Dreamscapes and Cities of the Imagination: Chris Elliott

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

This is an online event: Chris Elliott views the architectural competition process as a catalyst in the promotion of fresh thought. His rich body of competition work is original in its dreamlike aesthetic yet pragmatic and cutting-edge in its environmental ...

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 ...

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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 ...

podcasts

The Glass House

Witty, wealthy and extremely talented, Philip Johnson was one of the greatest architects America has produced. He helped establish modernism in the United States, was the founding curator of architecture ...

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

AAA Short Black - Richard Johnson

  • Feb. 14, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2011
  • Sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: Richard Johnson has been involved in some of the most significant architectural interventions within the city of Sydney: the First Government House Site, the Sydney Hilton refurbishment and Westpac Place. Through these architectural examples, he ...

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 ...

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continuing professional development

BUILDING GREEN - a small commercial

  • Aug. 31, 2010 - Dec. 31, 2010
  • 9:03 a.m.
  • sydney
  • $59.95

This is an online event: The architectural firm of Eeles Trelease has a history of environmentally sustainable design. However, a new level of sustainability is achieved in their design for the commercial building located in Double Bay. Architects, Bruce Eeles ...

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 ...