About the Dulux Study Tour (DST)
Entry into the DST is open to all architects and graduates of architecture of up to 10 years from graduation of the two-tier or five year Bachelor of Architecture degree. However, it is only open to Australian citizens/residents and New Zealand citizens residing in Australia. It is not mandatory that entrants are Australian Institute of Architects members.
Entrants may be nominated by an employer or self-nominate if they are self-employed. The nominating employer must be an Australian Institute of Architects member. Self-nominees must be an Australian Institute of Architects members, and will be required to supply additional supporting documentation.
The DST is a competition that recognises and rewards five (5) emerging architects contribution to architectural practice, education, design excellence and community involvement, by way of a ten (10) day International study tour.
The Prize will be announced and presented at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards. The five (5) winners will be sponsored to attend the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards. Five (5) winners will travel as a group to a number of international destinations. The prize covers domestic transfers; return economy international flights, internal economy flights within Europe, accommodation, transport and an allocation of funds for meals for the duration of the Study Tour program
About the Dulux Study Tour (DST) Talks + EmAGN
During the promotional period of the competition, recent DST recipients present at a slide night in their local state or territory. The slide night is organised between the local EmAGN group and the winner.
The tour has visited a variety of destinations over the years including London, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Paris, the UAE, and Berlin. In 2013 the tour will visit Shanghai, Barcelona and London.
DST slide nights take place in the ‘home town’ of recent winners of the prize. Venues are selected by the local EmAGN group and may include the local Chapter, Bars, and Show Rooms etc.
The Dulux Study Tour is proudly supported by Dulux.