Dulux Study Tour


About the Dulux Study Tour (DST)

The Australian Institute of Architects’ Dulux Study Tour prize is an exciting and coveted program that inspires and fosters Australia’s next generation of emerging architectural talent. Winners embark on an exciting architectural tour of major European cities where they can experience firsthand some of the best architectural sites and practices.

Entry 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. It is only open to Australian citizens/residents and New Zealand citizens residing in Australia. It is 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 and self-nominees must be an Australian Institute of Architects member.

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 a presentation event in February. 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, Berlin and Lisbon.

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.

For more information on the DST, past winners and travel destinations please see the DST webpage. You can also follow the winners tour experience via the DST blog and on Twitter.

The Australian Institute of Architects’ Dulux Study Tour is proudly supported by Dulux.