Corporate
Partners

The 2019 National Commendation for Residential Architecture | Teneriffe House | Vokes and Peters | Queensland | Photographer: Christopher Fredrick Jones

Corporate Partnership

WE VALUE THE INTEGRAL ROLE THAT OUR CORPORATE PARTNERS PLAY IN ADVANCING THE ARCHITECTURE PROFESSION

We welcome the knowledge and expertise our Corporate Partners bring to the Institute and the valued programs we provide to all our members.

With partnerships at national and local levels, we understand what it takes to build strategic and mutually beneficial partnerships that deliver clear benefits to our partners’ businesses and to the built environment as well.

OUR ESTEEMED CORPORATE PARTNERS

PRINCIPAL CORPORATE PARTNER

BLUESCOPE STEEL

Since 1915, the steel industry has been an essential part of Australia and its economy. BlueScope’s heritage traces back to the very beginning and they are now a global manufacturer of premium branded coated and painted steel products, such as COLORBOND® steel, ZINCALUME® steel and TRUECORE® steel.

Genuine COLORBOND® steel has undergone over fifty years of Australian research and development. This has allowed for proven durability and long lasting performance when subjected to some of the harshest Australian conditions. With a range of designer colours and a new matt finish, COLORBOND® steel gives you the flexibility to realise your design vision.

MAJOR NATIONAL PARTNERS

Dulux

Dulux Australia has been supplying architects and specifiers quality coatings since 1918. From decorative to powder and protective coatings, to texture and timber finishes, Dulux offers a wide range of colours in high-performance coatings.

Dulux World of Colour brings an extensive range of inspirational colours together for designers, architects, and specifiers, offering a whole new world of possibilities. With over 4600 colours to choose from, and with the release of 245 new colours, Dulux World of Colour helps make architects’ colour selection process easier.

Brickworks

Brickworks Building Products is one of Australia’s largest and most diverse building material manufacturers. Our company has built an enduring reputation with our customers – we are loved for our innovation, professionalism and ever-dependable products and services.

As Brickworks Building Products expands nationally, we continually foster and advance our products and our brands. We continue to lead the way through design, style, innovation, sustainability and collaboration.

Our commitment is to inspire, support, create and build better environments and places for our customers and communities. All integral to our clear vision to become Australia’s best building product company.

NATIONAL CORPORATE PARTNERS

ARCHITECTURAL WINDOW SYSTEMS PTY LTD

AWS designs, tests, extrudes, finishes and supplies the components which make up an aluminium window and door system under the Vantage and Elevate™ brands.

AWS offers Australia’s leading range of high performance and thermally broken aluminium window and door systems manufactured through an Australian wide network of fabricators. They pride themselves on providing locally designed aluminium window and door suites for residential and commercial applications. By continually evolving and designing, AWS constantly maintains their reputation as leader in the development and supply of high performance aluminium window and

BONDOR®

Bondor® is Australia’s leader in complete thermal building solutions and lightweight architectural panels. More than just the leading manufacturer of insulated panels, Bondor® has unrivalled experience in design assistance and construction.

As Australia’s only manufacturer, distributor and installer of EPS-FR cored panel, Factory Mutual Approved PIR cored panel and Factory Mutual Approved Mineral Fibre cored panel, Bondor® is in a unique position to be able to offer its customers impartial advice on the right insulated panel solution to meet their needs.

Lysaght

Made from 100% Aussie steel, our products are extensively performance-tested, come with a BlueScope warranty, and offer our customers confidence and peace of mind. Our quality Aussie-made steel products are only part of our unique offer. Our people are located in over 30 locations throughout Australia and are always ready to assist. It’s our commitment to delivering genuine, helpful customer service, and an unmatched technical support and expertise that has helped us become the trusted experts and industry leaders.

Fielders

Fielders manufacture a comprehensive range of roll-formed steel products that are supplied to commercial, industrial and domestic building markets with sites throughout South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria and with Lysaght acting as an agent for Fielders, selling our products in Queensland, the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

NATIONAL SUPPORTING PARTNERS

Built Environment Channel

In an industry first, the Built Environment Channel inspires and connects architects through a digital screen network. Showcase your studio’s latest projects, be inspired by global design and stay connected to the latest industry updates from peak industry bodies.

USG BORAL

USG Boral is a supplier of new and innovative wall and ceiling products and systems for the Australian building industry. A leading manufacturer in a competitive market place, USG Boral strives to deliver products that positively contribute to the design aesthetic and performance of a building.

USG Boral products deliver exceptional outcomes with regard to acoustics, fire and structural design requirements. They also meet the needs of customers in the areas of ease of use, installation and efficiency. A joint venture of parent brands BORAL and United States Gypsum (USG), the USG Boral is seen as strong, reliable and trusted brand..

INSURANCE PARTNER

Planned Cover

Planned Cover is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Institute and our endorsed insurance provider. Planned Cover has over 45 years experience as a specialist in the placement of construction professionals’ insurance requirements and is proud to:

  • Insure the majority of Australian architectural practices
  • Be a hybrid organisation with a unique value add proposition
  • Have actively managed more than 5,000 professional indemnity claims for the architectural profession
  • Provide access to an exclusive Architects Professional Indemnity Insurance Facility which cannot be accessed by any alternate insurance brokers
  • Offer competitively priced insurance premiums
  • Actively try to reduce the risk exposure of the profession via education
  • Review and provide written advice on the insurance implications of the client/architect Agreements
  • Understand the commercial environment in which architects’ operate.

Media PARTNER

Architecture Media

Architecture Media is a multi-platform publisher and events company focused on the built environment. Our industry-leading, information-rich print and digital publications, websites and events are essential to building industry professionals.