Welcome to the New South Wales Chapter
Welcome to the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects. This is the entry point for the many exciting opportunities and events that the Institute offers its NSW and national members.
On this page you will find information on NSW CPD events. In the Quick links box to the right you will find links to other NSW events, as well as awards, services, resources and publications.
New South Wales CPD events
Continuing professional development (CPD) events are a core component of the NSW Chapter's continuing professional development program. The series aims to present topics that are inspiring and tangible, providing knowledge that attendees can put into practice.
CPD in NSW
In most states of Australia, including NSW, it is compulsory for registered architects to do CPD. Be aware that A+ members of the Institute are required to accrue yearly CPD points regardless of their state of registration. Download a sample CPD Record form For more information about CPD for architects, see the Continuing professional development page on this website.
ArchiTOUR: North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club
Date to be confirmed.
Tour leader: Neil Durbach
, Durbach Block Jaggers
The North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club by Durbach Block Jaggers in association with Peter Colquhoun is located on the northern end of Bondi Beach. Experienced in the round, it's "a beguiling vessel, in which we are asked to break our easy truce with the familiar" [Laura Harding].
A private building occupying a very public location, this tour will be an opportunity to experience the project inside and out with its key protagonist. Covering the poetic and pragmatic ideas driving the design, Neil will also delve into issues of procurement, the authorities process, documentation, construction and contract administration - warts and all
Each attendee will receive a wireless audio system.
The attendee information pack will contain a set of drawings that help illustrate and explain the project and its communication to clients, councils and builders.
1.5 formal CPD points.
$55 Member | $45 A+ member | $40 Graduate member | $30 SONA member | $75 Non-member | $40 Student non-member.
Meet: 9:15am for 9:30am start. North Bondi Surf Club, north end of Bondi Beach near the corner of Campbell Parade and Ramsgate Avenue.
Registration online Book early as numbers are strictly limited.
ArchiTOUR: Multi-Unit Residential Tour
Thursday 30 October 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Tour leaders: Angelo Candalepas
, Candalepas Associates
(Revolution Apartments in Marrickville), Phillip Thalis
, Hill Thalis
(Majestic Theatre Apartments in Petersham), Steve Kennedy
, Kennedy Associates
(Carleton Estate in Summers Hill)
A half-day architectural tour combining three fabulous, recently completed multi-unit residential projects in Sydney’s inner-west.
Led by the key architectural protagonists, the (delete double space) tour will thoroughly explore each project covering the architectural, ecological, economic and political ideas driving them. Issues particular to multi-unit residential architecture will be the focus, including project procurement, SEPP65, the authorities process, contracts (working strategically with D&C contracts in particular), documentation, construction and contract administration strategies.
Project 1: Revolution Apartments, Marrickville by Candalepas Associates
Project 2: Majestic Theatre Apartments, Petersham by Hill Thalis
Project 3: Carleton Estate, Summers Hill by Kennedy Associates
Attendees will make their own way between projects (transport WILL NOT be provided
). Each attendee will receive a wireless audio system you will keep for the duration of the tour. The attendee information pack will contain a set of drawings that help illustrate and explain each project and its communication to clients, councils and builders.
4 formal CPD points.
$110 Member | $100 A+ member | $80 Graduate member | $60 SONA member | $170 Non-member | $80 Student non-member.
Meet: Check in from 12:30 for 1:00pm start. 359 Illawarra Road, Marrickville.
. Book early as numbers are strictly limited.