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2017 National Architecture Conference –
Save the Date

The 2017 Conference will take place at the brand new International Convention Centre Sydney, 4-6 May 2017.

PRAXIS: process.propositions.production will be an exploration of architecture featuring significant architects presenting their work and delving behind how the creative thinking and modes of practice inform these projects. Stay tuned for more details soon...

Revisit the National Architecture Awards

Missed the National Architecture Awards?
Catch up today!

Explore some of the best Australian architecture projects in a series of short videos now showing on our website. You can also view the full list of award winners and commendations from the sold out ceremony.
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What's On

Thriving through Change Seminar

Architects operate in a complex, changing environment - technological disruption, client expectations, work practices and evolving professional standards. This NSS session, in collaboration with Parlour, will provide you with the insights, tools and techniques needed to maintain high levels of agility, effectiveness, productivity and employee morale.

Melbourne & Livestream: 15 Nov, 5.30pm
Sydney: 16 Nov, 5.30pm
Brisbane: 17 Nov, 5.30pm
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WoodSolutions’ Mid-Rise Construction:
Design & Specification Symposium

Held on 1 Dec in Melbourne, this 1 day symposium will focus on the detail for design and specification of new timber construction systems following the release of the 2016 National Construction Code and assist you in implementing them directly into your client-product offering. Free registration for all design and building professionals closes 25 Nov.
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Competitions & Opportunities

Multi-Res Standards – Comments Close Soon

It’s your last chance to comment on the Institute’s Multi-Residential Standards Policy and Advocacy statement. Submissions close 11:59pm AEDT Tuesday 15 Nov. Visit the dedicated member only website today to have your say. More policies will be available soon for member feedback.
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Open Invitation to draft NSW Medium Density Design Guide

The Government Architect NSW and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment have announced the Missing Middle competition - an invitation to apply and design a draft Medium Density Design Guide for NSW .
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Sponsor News

A window into the Northern Beaches Christian School Project

AWS would like to congratulate WMK Architecture on receiving a National Award for Sustainable Architecture for the Northern Beaches Christian School project. The team at AWS is delighted to have been involved in such a visionary project. Incorporating a number of sustainability initiatives, (notably the automated window ventilation), the project delivered substantial carbon saving and economic benefits to engage students and create an additional active learning platform.

Photo:Brett Boardman

Eat-Drink-Design Awards Announced

The Eat-Drink-Design Awards celebrate Australia and New Zealand’s best hospitality projects, rewarding design achievement in six categories.

The winning projects were announced at an awards celebration on 9 Nov in Melbourne.
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