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Pavilion of Australia opens at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition
– La Biennale di Venezia 

Australia’s exhibition The Pool by Aileen Sage Architects (Isabelle Toland and Amelia Holliday) with Michelle Tabet officially opened in Venice last Thursday. A large crowd of Australian and international guests attended the ceremony including exhibition contributor and Olympian Ian Thorpe.

The exhibition uses the pool - one of Australia’s greatest cultural symbols – as a lens through which to explore Australian cultural identity. The Biennale Architettura 2016 will run from 28 May to 27 Nov.‚Äč

Image: The Australian Pavilion, photo by Brett Boardman

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Sri Lanka Tour: 3-21 Sep

Institute member David Breaden has organised a cultural and architectural tour of Sri Lanka taking place between 3-21 September. Register your interest now by contacting David via email, or read more about the trip.

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Bondor announces $20 million dollar investment

Bondor/Metecno has recently announced a $20 million dollar investment in a state-of-the-art production facility in Campbellfield, Melbourne which is due to open later this year.

A video showcasing the factory build, specifically the roofing process, can be found on Bondor’s website at


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