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Making 2014 - Program locked in

8-10 May, Perth
The program is locked in for the industry event of the year! Make tracks to Perth and catch an illustrious line-up of speakers, including:

David Adjaye
Lyndon Neri
Beth Miller
Cazu Zegers
Jo Noero

And many more ...

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BEMP 2014 - Productivity by Design

15 Jun, Canberra
This year’s Built Environment Meets Parliament will turn the spotlight on a new generation of design solutions that will unlock waves of economic and social dividends in our cities. Great design unleashes creative solutions that accelerate opportunity.
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AusIndoArch - Save the date

7-8 Nov, Darwin
This conference will bring tropical architects from both Indonesia and northern Australia together to discuss our unique ways of building, different approaches to using the land and how architects can lead the shaping of healthier, more urbane, sustainable tropical cities. More info soon!



National Gender Equity Committee members announced

The Institute’s Gender Equity Committee was established by National Council in December 2013 on the adoption of the organisation’s Gender Equity Policy. Following a call out for applications in February, the committee members have now been appointed ...
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Competitions, Courses & Opportunities

Name sought for new National Named Award

Our prestigious Named Awards are attributed to exceptional individuals, no longer living, who have made an outstanding contribution to architecture and are held in high regard by the profession. We are seeking nominations for a new category: the National Named Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (Alts & Adds).
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Integrative Design Process - a new approach to sustainability

This presentation by Bill Reed introduces the practical concepts of integrating our technical perspectives with the living system processes that support life on earth. This is not as hard as it may seem; but it is a real change in the way we think. 
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Win a trip to Venice with KPC

Kingston Property Constructions is proud to support the 2014 Venice Biennale and is giving away two prize packages, including flights, accommodation and an exclusive Vernissage Pass! To enter, sign up to the KPC newsletter and tell them in 25 words or less 'What else would you see in Venice with KPC?'
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Notice board

Making 2014 - Artichoke Night School

Wed 7 May, Perth
This highly respected speaker program, presented by Artichoke magazine, goes behind the scenes to find out how two award-winning creative partnerships make it work: Ben Edwards and Juliet Moore of Edwards Moore, and Kirsten Stanisich and Jonathan Richards of SJB Interiors. 
Image: Dee Why Hotel by SJB Interiors. Photo: Shannon McGrath
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UNAA World Environment Day Awards - Nominate now

Each year, in support of United Nations World Environment Day (5 Jun), the United Nations Association of Australia recognises innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia and the important work of Australian environmental leaders through its World Environment Day Awards.
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26-27 May, Melbourne
Introducing ViSCON, a two-day learn and network visualisation event designed with visualisation artists, architects, designers and students in mind.  
Featuring speakers from some of the biggest names in visualisation, the event covers relevant industry topics including Architectural Photography, Art Direction, Augmented Reality, Cloud Rendering, Post-production, Video Compositing and Virtual Reality.
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Sponsor news

AWS Perspectives - Andrew Burns

It is with great pleasure that AWS can share with you today a wonderful little video featuring this year's winner of the Emerging Architect Prize Andrew Burns. The Perspectives series of short films captures a viewpoint on architecture from the perspective of one architectural mind in the hope of broadening awareness and creating architectural dialogue.
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GRAPHISOFT employment opportunities 

Due to growth in its business nationally, Graphisoft Australia is looking for Business Development Managers and a Specialist BIM Consultant to join its national technical and customer service network. If you have a love for architecture, design and construction, we may have an exciting career direction for you. 
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Houses 97

This issue features new residential projects by Breathe Architecture, Bennett and Trimble, Kieron Gait Architects, Archer Breakspear/Tomahawk Studios, Neometro in association with Grant Amon Architects and MA Architects, Arkhefield, Clare Cousins Architects, Louise Nettleton Architects, Craig Rossetti Architects and Doherty Design Studio, and McGregor Westlake Architecture. 
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