Thursday 1 November | Melbourne
MAIÀ, Central Pier, Docklands

The National Architecture Awards have been held annually since 1981. These awards are the most prestigious in the design and construction industry. The National Architecture Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements and excellence in architecture.

Commendations, awards and named awards will be announced across 14 diverse categories in addition to the announcement of the National Emerging Architect Prize winner.

6pm arrival drinks will be followed by the awards presentation at 7pm.

Our MC Aaron Pedersen is very much looking forward to hosting this year’s Awards – Aaron is one of Australia’s most recognisable and highly regarded actors. Aaron recently starred in Mystery Road, Jack Irish and A Place To Call Home. His other film and television credits include, Killing Ground, Goldstone, The Circuit, The Code, City Homicide and Water Rats.

Tickets are limited.





Tickets for the 2018 National Architecture Awards are now sold out.

Ticket Prices
Single Ticket $175.00
Discounted rate for 8 tickets $1280.00
The Awards presentation will be theatre style free seating

Please contact the National Events team for further information.




Terms & Conditions
Tickets are transferable so if you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a substitute guest. All cancellations or changes to a registration must be made in writing to the Events Team
c/- Australian Institute of Architects


All cancellations and refunds will incur an administration fee of $50.00, no refunds will be issued within 14 days before the event. ‘No shows’ to the event will be charged the full ticket price.





The Presentation will take place at
MAIÀ, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands,

the after party to follow at
Sumac and Sketch.




Southbound traffic wanting to access Harbour Esplanade should travel east into Dudley Street and then south into Wurundjeri Way (behind Etihad Stadium). From there, travel towards Docklands into Bourke Street and right into Harbour Esplanade.

For Northbound traffic or if you’re travelling from Charles Grimes Bridge and wanting to access Harbour Esplanade, you should drive through Batman’s Hill district onto Wurundjeri Way and onto Bourke Street , before turning right into Harbour Esplanade.

Cars should avoid travelling via La Trobe Street to access Harbour Esplanade or will be required to make a U turn at Bourke Street to access Central Pier.



by tram

Catch the free City Circle Tram to docklands or take one of the following city trams:

No. 30 via La Trobe Street
No. 31 via Collins Street
No. 48 & No. 70 via Flinders Street
No. 86 via Bourke Street



by bus

Southern Cross Station (formerly Spencer Street Station) is Melbourne’s main rail interchange for suburban, regional, and interstate trans and is located right on Docklands’ doorstep.

At Southern Cross Station, exit at the northern end to walk over the Bourke Street Pedestrian Bridge to Harbour Esplanade. Alternatively, exit the station on the corner of Spencer and Collins Streets, and walk over the Collins Street Bridge to Docklands Park.






To assist with your stay in Melbourne, we have collated a list of accommodation options:

These options are available at special discounted rates exclusively for those attending the 2018 National Architecture Awards.

All rates are subject to availability and you may be required to provide your credit card details at the time of booking.

Please click here to view the accommodation rates.




National Events Team
PO Box 3373, Manuka ACT 2603
02 6121 2000

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