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National Architecture Conference 2015 - Risk

14-16 May, Melbourne
Nobody wants to be a safe architect. Safety assumes the conventional. Who wants that? Join us in May for the National Architecture Conference and interrogate risk in architecture. Speakers include Deborah Saunt (DSDHA, UK), Gregg Pasquarelli (SHoP, USA) and David Gianotten (OMA Asia) to name a few. Book now to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount.
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Venice 2016 - Call for Creative Director closes 29 Jan

The 2016 Venice Biennale, the premier architectural forum in the world, sees the opening of the new Australian Pavilion, and the spotlight will be on Australia and its architecture.

If you have a bold and captivating idea for a landmark exhibition, we want to hear from you.
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Competitions, Courses & Opportunities

Growing Your Business With Technology

9-25 Feb, various locations
This course provides participants with an understanding of doing business digitally and explores case studies of small architectural firms.
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EOI - Urban Design Protocol editorial board

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from members to represent the Institute on the Urban Design Protocol editorial board. The editorial board will provide ongoing supervision and quality control of the website with a view to this becoming a self-sustaining resource.
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Houses Awards - enter now!

Entries close 27 Mar
Entry is now open for the 2015 Houses Awards. Presented by Houses magazine, the Houses Awards is an annual program celebrating Australia’s best residential projects. Excellence is awarded in eight categories.
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Notice board

Start the year with a little inspiration

We are delighted to launch Inspire 2014. This volume of Inspire marks the halfway point for our ten volume series that presents an inspirational visual survey of the awards from 2010 to 2019, charting the very best in Australian architecture through the course of a decade.
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AILA 50 Years - Call for Celebration Creative 

EOIs close 2 Feb
In 2016 AILA celebrates in 50th anniversary. AILA is seeking expressions of interest from individuals, practices, schools of landscape architecture, or collaborative teams to take on the role of Celebration Creative to curate the year of activities.
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Ian Athfield lives on in his work

Renowned New Zealand architect Sir Ian Athfield died on Friday 16 January in Wellington. He was 74. In a career spanning half a century, Sir Ian had a huge impact on New Zealand architecture and on the profession, his influence felt across the country, and all around the world. 
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Sponsor news


Bendigo Library Redevelopment

The Bendigo Library Redevelopment was awarded the Australian Institute of Architects Regional Prize and a Commendation in Public Architecture – Alterations and Additions at the 2014 Victorian Architecture Awards.
Watch the complete interview with the MGS Architects, Joshua Wheeler and Eli Giannini.

Image: Bendigo Library Redevelopment - MGS Architects. Photo: Andrew Latreille
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