This is the Australian Institute of Architects' weekly e-newsletter - 22 Sep 2014. Tell us what you think
Institute News

From the Acting CEO

Last week we released the shortlist for the 2014 National Architecture Awards and were thrilled to see strong coverage of the announcement in the media. To be able to promote architecture of the standard evident in all awards entries goes to the heart of the Institute’s awards program. It celebrates architects by showcasing their work, and presents an opportunity for public and peer recognition. With this in mind, we are launching a People’s Choice Award ...
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Help shape our Competition Policy

EOIs Close Fri
Interested in being part of a national Competition Policy Reference Group? The Institute's Architectural Competitions Policy and Competitions Guidelines are about to undergo review. As part of this process, we are seeking to consult with members and others with knowledge or experience in the conduct of architectural competitions.
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What's on

Gold Medal Tour

Until Nov, various locations
Phil Harris and Adrian Welke, co-founders of Troppo, have been awarded the 2014 Gold Medal at the AAAAs. The Gold Medal tour will travel around the country until November, when it culminates at AusIndoArch in Darwin. 
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National Architecture Awards - tickets on sale

Thu 6 Nov, Darwin
Join us in Darwin 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 2014 National Architecture Awards will be a spectacular occasion.
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7-8 Nov, Darwin
This conference brings tropical architects from Indonesia and Australia together to discuss our unique ways of building and using the land and examines how architects can lead the shaping of healthier, more urbane, sustainable tropical cities. Plus, save 10% when you register for both AusIndoArch and the National Architecture Awards.
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Great time to update your profile 

With the launch of ask an architect, we expect traffic to our member directory Find an Architect to increase significantly.

This is a great time for you to update your profile page. Click here for instructions or contact if you have any questions.



Sponsor news

2014 Australian Timber Design Awards Showcase 

Wed 24 Sep, 1-5 pm
Engineers Australia, North Melbourne
This workshop is free to all building professionals. Certificates of attendance available.

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Planned Cover wins Medium Broker of the Year

Planned Cover has secured another victory at the annual Australian Insurance Industry Awards. The judges commended Planned Cover on its new brand strategy, corporate direction and diversification into new insurance arenas like Life Insurance and other Personal Insurances products.
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Eat Drink Design 2014 - shortlist announced

Sixty-eight outstanding projects have been shortlisted for the 2014 Eat Drink Design Awards, which recognise the designers behind Australasia's great eating and drinking experiences, with excellence awarded in six categories. The winning and commended projects will be announced at a presentation party, to be held in Melbourne on 18 Nov.
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