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2015 National Architecture Awards

The night of nights for the architectural profession, the 2015 National Architecture Awards, will be held in Brisbane on Thursday 5 November.

The National Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements and excellence in architecture and the event is sure to be a spectacular occasion.

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What's on

2015 National Architecture Awards 

Tickets are now on sale for the night-of-nights of Australian architecture, celebrating the best and boldest designs of the year. Recognising outstanding achievements and excellence in architecture, the 2015 National Architecture Awards will be a spectacular occasion.
6pm Thurs 5 Nov

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Application of Colour in Architecture

Canberra: 15 Sep
Melbourne: 17 Sep 
Livestream: 17 Sep 
Hobart: 18 Sep
Adelaide: 22 Sep
Perth: 23 Sep 

Proudly sponsored by Dulux.

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Competitions & Opportunities

2016 Dulux Study Tour - closing this Thursday!

Only a few days left to get your entry in for the experience of a lifetime. The 2016 Dulux Study Tour is a highly coveted prize that fosters and inspires the next generation of emerging architects in Australia. 

Simply answer four questions in 200 words of less for stage one of the two-stage process. 

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Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize

The Neville Quarry prize awards contributions to teaching, research or community engagement in both higher education and beyond including a $2000 cash prize. Enter or nominate now.

Closing 22 Oct

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Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture

$2000 is up for grabs with the 2016 Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture with outstanding contribution by an individual student/SONA member in areas of leadership, publication, community or education.

Closing 16 Oct 

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This Public Space: student design competition

This Public Space is calling on students across Australia and New Zealand to work in multi-disciplinary teams to develop innovative design and programming strategies that make public spaces more inclusive.

Registrations close 25 Sep

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Notice board

Project Case Studies Wanted

The ABC wants to hear from architectural practices that are about to transform an established building into a client's dream home. The original building must have a great story to tell. It can already be a home or it can be a space that until now has served a different function. The project must be ambitious, innovative and challenging.

If you think you have a build that fits this brief then please email Richard Huddleston with a photo and short description, or call him on (02) 8333 3370 by Friday 18 Sep.

Urban Design Forum and Awards Presentation Night

Melbourne, 24 Sep
The Australia Award for Urban Design is taking place in a few short weeks, this year will also combine a one-day urban design forum with a range of speakers from architects to urbanists and planners. 

Design is the answer. What is the question? 

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Become a SONA rep

Get more involved with SONA! Applications are now open for SONA representatives at all 19 accredited schools of Architecture in Australia for 2016.

Applications close 29 Sep, 2015.

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