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As the weather starts warming up across the country, temperatures are also increasing in anticipation of the National Architecture Awards. This year the winners will be announced on 3 November at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney. Last week we shared the national jury’s shortlist  which featured an incredible array of projects that respond to varying constraints, challenges and briefs.

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Shortlist unveiled for 2016 National Architecture Awards

From a diverse and hugely competitive field, the 2016 National Awards jury has shortlisted 79 projects out of 209 entries deemed eligible following the extensive Chapter Award program held earlier in the year. In 2016, more than 890 entries were received in the coveted awards program across 14 national categories. 

Check out the shortlist and vote in the People’s Choice Award before the winners are announced on Thursday 3 November.
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New Continuum Course Available: The Architecture of Zero Emissions Housing

The world faces an urgent challenge in creating a living future that is 'culturally rich, socially just and ecologically restorative'. In this seminar Caroline Pidcock addresses the leading approaches to zero emission housing around the world and how this could affect Australian directions in the future. 
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What's On

Colour Psychology in Architecture

In this National Seminar Series installment Dr Marisha McAuliffe will expand on the role of colour in architecture and design, highlighting how it is used to influence behavioural response in the built environment. The seminar will explore metamerism and the role of natural and artificial light, as well as practical application, context, perception, and physiological response to colour in architectural environments.
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The sessions will focus on what emerging architects need-to-know in their first five years when considering their marketing and business fundamental needs for their practice. Keynote presentations will be from Moore Stephens Australia who provide accounting, financial management and auditing services, and Melbourne based creative agency Ortolan.
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