The Institute's weekly e-news - 22 Aug.
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From the National President

Delivering the highest quality of education for our future architects is a critical priority for our Institute. Through all the debate and lobbying for the significance of, and need for increased recognition for the architecture profession in the future of our towns and cities we must remember that much will depend on our future generations and thus education will be fundamental in achieving success.

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Update on the Institute's Education Priorities

In 2015 National Council identified three strategic pillars – Membership, Advocacy and Education. The Education pillar is focused on continuing professional development and tertiary architectural education, which provides a pathway to registration.

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Send AAU your Postcards

If you're an Australian architect or student who is handy with a camera and planning a trip abroad, ArchitectureAU invites you to submit interesting stories and pictures to their Postcards section. If you're interested, contact

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2016 Eat Drink Awards - shortlist announced

The shortlist has been revealed for the 2016 Eat Drink Design Awards, which recognise the designers behind Australasia’s great eating and drinking experiences. The winning and commended projects will be announced at a presentation party, to be held in Melbourne on 8 November. View the shortlist here

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Design Speaks - Work Place/Work Life

The annual Work Place/Work Life conference brings together Australasia’s leading practitioners in workplace design and wellbeing. This year’s one-day forum will take place on 31 August at the Clemenger BBDO Auditorium at NGV International, Melbourne. Secure tickets and see the full program here

Dangerous Designs Competition

WoodSolutions launches Dangerous Designs – a national design competition for bold ideas. The Dangerous Designs competition is open to all design professionals, enthusiasts and students, who can submit their entries in one of the 4 all-encompassing entry categories: Eat, Sleep, Play | Go | Work | Build. 

To read more and submit your entry click here.

AWS - Banks Street Project

The banks street project is a contemporary home understated in its expression, with internal spaces immediately connected to its external environment. ThermaHEART™ thermally broken window and door systems were used throughout. Coupled with Centor™ retractable screens, a seamless transition to exterior spaces was achieved.

See the full AWS Project feature here.

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