Media releases

Media Releases


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    Housing affordability: density, design and the challenges ahead

    March 22, 2017
      On 22 March, the Institute hosted a housing affordability briefing at Parliament House in Canberra to examine the issues of density, design and the challenges ahead. The Institute’s National Councillors and Executives joined more than fifty Members of Parliament, Senators and their Staff including Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP as National President ...
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    20 billion reasons to factor in demand side to future proof energy supply in Finkel review

    March 6, 2017
    With submissions to the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market closing last Friday, the Australian Institute of Architects is calling for governments to focus on the demand side of the energy equation, particularly in the built environment sector, as a more immediate and effective pathway to alleviate the current challenges ...
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    Winners of the 2017 Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Regional Architecture Awards announced

    March 3, 2017
    The Coomera Sports and Leisure Centre by BDA Architecture with Peddle Thorp Architects (Melbourne) has taken out the Building of the Year Award in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017 Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Regional Architecture Awards. In awarding the project the jury noted that it ‘balances the functional requirements of the Commonwealth Games while leaving ...
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    Dulux Study Tour winners announced

    February 28, 2017
    Five outstanding emerging architects have been chosen from a competitive field of 117 entrants to participate in the Australian Institute of Architects’ tenth annual Dulux Study Tour. The winners will embark on a ten-day tour of Europe in May featuring destinations such as Barcelona, London and Prague. The jury, chaired by National President Prof Ken Maher, ...
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    New national prize celebrates gender equity

    February 27, 2017
    Queensland architect Catherine Baudet has tonight been awarded the inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize for her outstanding support for women in the architectural profession spanning more than 30 years. Immediate Past President and Jury Chair, Jon Clements, said Catherine has played a pivotal role in bringing about the substantial progress now being ...