MPavilion 2015, Sean Godsell Architects
photo Earl Carter

Victorian Chapter Events


Promote Me! EmAGN Speed Date Event

Join us for this year’s speed date event on Monday 23rd April from 6.30 pm at John Wardle Architects. EmAGN have invited a selection of their favourite architects to provide graduates with speedy, one-on-one advice on ways to progress their career. Bring your folio, CVs and questions to learn approaches to getting hired, recalibrated, veered or promoted. Register here.

When: Monday 23 April, 6.30pm
Where: John Wardle Architects, 25 Rokeby Street, Collingwood

Going Underground

Going Underground - is exploring the ways people are solving energy issues by utilising the existing natural elements. The first session will investigate geothermal energy, shallow geothermal heat transfer and decoupled thermal mass storage systems currently being used in Victoria. The second session will cover environmental management plans and what it means to be carbon negative. Register here.

When: Tue 24 April & Wed 2 May, 12-2.00pm
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000

Emerging Architect Prize Tour

2017 National Emerging Architect Prize recipient Anthony Balsamo presents a diverse portfolio of award-winning architectural projects, unbuilt work and anecdotes from EmAGN, SA Chapter Council, fellowship travel, festivals and collaborations in architecture. Joining us on the night to speak we have previous Emerging Architect prize winners: Ben Milbourne, Amy Muir, Michael Roper & Mel Bright. Come along and help us celebrate! Register here.

When: Thu 3 May, 6.00pm
Where: Robin Boyd Foundation, 290 Walsh St, Sth Yarra, 3141

Managing Complex Contracts

This event will cover the common contracts used by Large Practices. The role of the architect varies considerably between these contracts and during the administration process itself.  Our experienced practioners will discuss key issues with the scope of services, protecting design and different contractual conditions. The second session of the workshop will be more interactive working through key contractual aspects identifying what to add into contracts and clauses to be aware of. Register here.

When: Tue 8 & Wed 23 May, 12-2.00pm
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000

Upselling Architecture

Join us at the Upselling Architecture event to understand how architecture firms have adapted how they do business in the construction industry. This event looks at diversification options, researching the market, how to restructure your business processes, apply your new business strategy and market yourself in your new capacity. The intent is to inspire architects to make architecture a profitable and a formidable profession by improving the current process and using innovative solutions. Register here

When: Wed 30 May & Tue 12 June, 12-2.00pm
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000

The Procurement Puzzle

Acumen states 'Procurement is the act or process of bringing about or bringing into existence buildings'. Simple, right? For our medium and larger sized practices this can be a complicated, competitive process. Our experts will discuss the various procurement methods, what to watch out for and how to make the process a little less gruelling. Over the two sessions they will talk about: managing contractors and procuring projects via Design and Construct contracts, Novation, Construction Management, Tenders, Panels, Alliances, Joint Ventures and Competitions. Register here.

When: Wednesday 18 & 25 July, 12-2.00pm
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000