Victorian Chapter events


Parlour CPD Series - SOLD OUT

This 3 part series is for directors/owners of practices. As it deals with recruiting, workplace engagement and leadership of others, it is best suited to practices with 5 or more people.

Recruiting the right people
Wed 15 Jun, 9am

Creating a great workplace
Wed 24 Aug, 9am 

Leading well
Thurs 27 Oct, 9am 

Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

ArchiTECH - Architectural Design & Wind Engineering

Join Vipac as they explain how architectural design and wind engineering principles are inextricably linked. Allow them to blow away the misconception that wind testing is limited to high-rise buildings, drawing on projects ranging from a one-storey open space development, to a 6 Green Star rated UDIA-awarded Convention Centre, to six high-rise towers joined by skywalks. Register online.

When: Thursday 25 August 2016, 11.30am
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne


Selling Sustainability: Sustainable Design Decision Making

Join Rory Martin – DWP|Suters, Dr. Gerald Healey – ARUP and Ross Harding – Finding Infinity to unpack the meaning of sustainability, analyse why sustainable initiatives need to be the basis of architectural design and explore how to approach and sell these ideas to clients and decision makers. Register online.

When: Monday 29 August 2016, 5.30pm
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

Perimeter: Western B.A.C.E

Six Degrees were engaged by Melton City Council to design the Business Accelerator and Centre for Excellence facility (BACE) and have crafted a working 6 Star Greenstar rated building. It is an excellent example of quality environmentally sustainable construction for a space that functions as an office, training and business warehouse and café. Following the site visit, there will be a 1 hour CPD event. Register online.

When: Thursday 1 September 2016, 2pm
Where: Western B.A.C.E, 222 Ferris Rd, Melton Sth

NDIS and Modified Space

This event will provide updates to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by outlining the changes to the scheme and highlighting opportunities for architect’s involvement. There will also be analysis of the key modifications to bathrooms and access/egress design appropriate for users with disabilities. The third aspect of this event will explore the building of specialist housing and the use of up to date technology and accessibility in attractively designed spaces. Register online.

When: Monday 12 September 2016, 5.30pm
Where: Level 2, 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne