Leadership in Sustainability Prize
Entries have now closed. The 2016 winner will be announced in March 2016 at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards. Entries will open for the 2017 prize in March 2016.
The prize recognises individuals and/or groups demonstrating exceptional leadership and an outstanding contribution to the advancement of sustainability of the built environment. Entrants can be nominated or may apply (self-nominate) for this prize.
Nominations should meet the following criteria:
- creation of and advancement of knowledge through research and education
- development and deployment of effective advocacy and policy
- development and implementation of effective practice
- engagement of industry and the community with this knowledge, advocacy or practice
A statement of excellence addressing one or more of the above criteria.
Curriculum vitae of no more than two A4 pages, which describe the nominee's educational qualifications, relevant, career history and experience.
The name and contact details of a minimum of two nominees, or referees, with declaration of interest.
- 2015 Professor Emeritus Allan Rodger
- 2014 John Macdonald, DesignINC
- 2013 Daniel Grollo
- 2012 Prof Rob Adams & the City Design Division
- 2011 Paul Pholeros, Healthabitat
- 2010 Tony Arnel
The 2015 Leadership in Sustainability Prize was awarded to Professor Emeritus Allan Rodger in recognition of over 40 years’ contribution at a local, national and global scale to research, community understanding and architectural education in the field of sustainability including the establishment of a UIA working group in 1990 looking at the implications of the greenhouse effect for architecture and the built environment.
The jury selected John Macdonald from DesignInc in Melbourne as the winner of the 2014 Leadership in Sustainability Prize.
John Macdonald has made an outstanding contribution over the last 35 years in the design and delivery of a wide range of innovative projects that have pushed the boundaries of sustainable design and energy management.
Please see the full citation.
William J Mitchell International Committee Prize
The winner of the 2016 William J. Mitchell Prize will be announced on March 31st 2016 at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards. Entries will open for the 2017 prize in late 2016.
The William J Mitchell International Committee Prize is awarded annually in recognition of a significant contribution to architecture internationally. The prize seeks to honour Australians who have made a significant contribution to the profession, study or advancement of architecture beyond our shores.
Entrants may be of any nationality, based in Australia or overseas and an architect or allied professional. It is not essential to be an Institute member in order to enter this award. The entry cannot be a project, and although group entries are accepted, individual entrants are preferred.
Nominations may be received from the entrant, any Institute member or any member of the International Area Committee. Submissions must be made via the online entry system.
Entry material must demonstrate:
- a significant contribution to architecture internationally (either over their lifetime or through a specific significant achievement), and
- a significant connection with Australia (e.g. membership of the Institute, Australian born or citizen, worked or educated in Australia).
Judging of all nominations will be conducted by the International Area Committee at their annual face-to-face meeting.
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2015 William J Mitchell International Committee Prize Winner
Institute Life Fellow, Louise Cox received the 2015 William J Mitchell International Committee Prize in recognition of a significant contribution to the profession internationally.
Cox was elected as the first female National President of the Institute in 1994 and went on to become President of the International Union of Architects from 2008 to 2011. She was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014 and was invested with the rank of Chevalier d’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, one of the highest honorary distinctions granted by the French Republic, in 2011.
2014 William J Mitchell International Committee Prize Winner
Architectural editors, critics, writers and publishers Haig Beck and Jacqui Cooper were selected as recipients of the William J Mitchell International Committee Prize in honour of their significant contribution to the profession, study and advancement of architecture beyond our shores.
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Dulux Study Tour
The 2016 Dulux Study Tour Competition is Now Closed
Round 1 of the 2016 process is now closed and the jury are in the process of finalising the short list. This year we received a record number of entries and would like to thank all those who entered. Short-listed entrants will be contacted by Wednesday 14 October and invited to proceed to Round 2.
Entries to Round 2 close Thursday 5 November at 5.00pm AEDT.
Winners will embark on an exciting architectural tour of Istanbul, London and Madrid where they can experience firsthand some of the best architectural sites and practices.
The Dulux Study Tour recognises and rewards emerging architects for their contribution to architectural practice, education, design excellence and community involvement.
The Dulux Study Tour provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through an intensive visit for young architects – who are clearly intending to be leaders in our profession – to gain exposure to leading architectural practices and visit recent projects overseas.
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 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 member, and will be required to supply additional supporting documentation.
The 2016 jury consists of:
- Jon Clements - National President
- Phil White - Dulux Australia
- Rob Henry - National EmAGN President
- Cameron Bruhn - Architecture Media
- Daniela Crawley - Australian Institute of Architects
- Amelia Holliday - Previous Dulux Study Tour winner
The prize will be awarded to five emerging architects on the basis of their individual contributions to:
Stage one entry is a simple online entry form.
- architectural practice
- design excellence
- community involvement
Stage two requires submission of a document that includes; an employer reference (maximum three references), resume (maximum two pages), portfolio of works (maximum of four pages) max 10 mb,
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Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize
The winner of the 2016 William J. Mitchell Prize will be announced in March 2016 at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards. Entries will open for the 2017 prize in March 2016.
The Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize recognises the significance of architectural education in the promotion and improvement of the built environment. The Prize recognises an outstanding contribution in architectural education in one or more areas of: teaching, scholarship, research, leadership and community engagement in both the higher education and wider community forums. The Prize is awarded annually although the jury has discretion not to make an award where there is no nomination of appropriate merit in any year.
The Prize maintains an emphasis on significant contributions to architectural education, and recognises an outstanding career within academia.
Individuals and/or groups of individuals who have contributed to architectural education in Australia can nominate or self-nominate for this prize. The online entry form must be completed with the following details:
- A statement of excellence addressing one or more of the selection criteria (teaching, research, community engagement, scholarship, leadership). The statement should be a maximum of 1 x A4 page and be in a format suitable for publication.
- A curriculum vitae of no more than two A4 pages referencing the nominee's/applicant's educational qualifications, career history and teaching positions and experience (where applicable).
- Contact information of two referees/nominators. If you are self-nominating please provide the contact information of two referees. If you are nominating someone please provide contact information of two nominators.
- An image of yourself or the group.
2015 Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize Winner
Australia’s leading scholar and applied researcher on Aboriginal housing and settlement, Professor Paul Memmott, is the 2015 recipient of the Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize.
Memmott, a Life Fellow of the Institute, was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the advancement of the profession through research, education, public service and advocacy focused primarily on the welfare of Indigenous Australians.
- 2014 Professor Miles Lewis, University of Melbourne
- 2013 winner Peter Corrigan, RMIT University
- 2012 winner Shane Murray, Monash University
- 2012 commendation David O’Brien, University of Melbourne
- 2011 winner Associate Professor Anna Rubbo, University of Sydney
- 2011 commendation Barry McNeill, Tasmania
- 2010 Professor Gordon Holden, Griffith University
- 2010 commendation Associate Professor Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide
- 2008 Professor Graham Brawn, University of Melbourne
- 2007 joint winners Bill Busfield, University of Western Australia, and Dr Paula Whitman, Queensland University of Technology
- 2006 Professor Deo Prasad, University of New South Wales
- 2005 Professor Leon van Schaik, RMIT University
- 2005 commendation Dr Anna Rubbo, University of Sydney
- 2004 Rory Spence, University of Tasmania
- 2004 joint commendation David Morris and Nick Opie, University of South Australia
- 2003 joint winners Errol Tout and Stephen Parkin, Curtin University of Technology
- 2002 Professor Lindsay Johnston, University of Newcastle
- 2001 Professor Jennifer Taylor, Queensland University of Technology