ACT
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2020 Canberra Medallion | For Our Country | Edition Office and Daniel Boyd | Photographer: Ben Hosking

Australian Capital Territory CHAPTER

The Institute’s ACT Chapter works towards making a positive contribution to the Territory’s built environment. We provide support for our members through various programs including CPD activities, design competitions, advocacy campaigns and awards.

We promote innovative, sustainable and increased housing diversity in the Territory, as well as equitable employment practices in our local workforce.

The ACT Chapter recognises the Ngunnawal people as the traditional land owners of Canberra. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.

Programs and Activities

Marist Jubilee Building | Collins Caddaye Architects | Photographer: Stefan Postles

The Institute is committed to developing and promoting a strong architectural profession and advocating for safer, more sustainable communities. Learn about local and national advocacy initiatives.

Ribbon House | Rob Henry Architects | Photographer: LightStudies

Our Chapter and National Awards programs are an opportunity for public and peer recognition of the valuable contribution architecture makes to our communities locally, nationally and internationally.

CPD

Diana’s Studio | Moss Architects | Photographer: Ben Wrigley

Continuing Professional Development is an important avenue to improve professional knowledge and competence.

View our range of online and face-to-face CPD opportunities.

National Award for Interior Architecture | Monaro Mall Canberra Centre | Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture | Photographer: Tom Ross

Meet our Chapter Councillors and discover the local committees helping shape our work and the built environment.

National Award for Sustainable Architecture | Synergy | BVN | Photographer: John Gollings

Our Chapter hosts a range of local events celebrating architecture and catering to the profession and the broader community. Discover upcoming events now.

Looking for a room to hire or the latest architectural jobs in the ACT? Check out our notice board for the latest information. 

Shine Dome | Roy Grounds - Grounds Romberg & Boyd Architects | Photographer: iandolphin24 | Licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Architects from the Federal Capital Commission designed much of Canberra’s houses and public buildings in the city’s early years. As a result many of the older suburbs exhibit this largely cohesive ‘FCC style’ that is unique to Canberra.

National Award for Sustainable Architecture | Synergy | BVN | Photographer: John Gollings

Our Chapter hosts a range of local events celebrating architecture and catering to the profession and the broader community. Discover upcoming events now.

Looking for a room to hire or the latest architectural jobs in the ACT? Check out our notice board for the latest information. 

Continuing Education

ACT CPD Program

The ACT Chapter holds a series of talks and events for members as a part of its continuing professional development (CPD) program. Our speakers include local and visiting national and international architects, as well as specialist consultants from other built environment disciplines.

The Chapter also holds Practice of Architecture Learning Series tutorials to help participants prepare for the Architectural Practice Examination.

Notice Board

ACT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a new career opportunity in the Australian Capital Territory? View architectural and built environment job openings below.

The Mill is an award‐winning, multi‐disciplinary design firm in Canberra, Australia, that works across areas of
architecture and interior design in a mix of residential, commercial and government sectors.

We are seeking an experienced project architect with a minimum of five years’ experience post‐registration
Someone with a strong background in the documentation for solar passive residential construction in Australia, and is
proficient in the use of ArchiCAD.

Click HERE for more information

Eric Martin and Associates is a long-standing niche architecture firm with specialist expertise in the provision of advice on conservation and adaptive reuse of heritage buildings and the assessment and design of buildings to ensure the provision of equal access for people with disabilities.

We are looking for an experienced architect and access consultant to assist in the demands on the Practice for the provision of disability access assessment and advice.

Click HERE for more information

Eric Martin and Associates is a long-standing niche architecture firm with specialist expertise in the provision of advice on conservation and adaptive reuse of heritage buildings and the assessment and design of buildings to ensure the provision of equal access for people with disabilities.

We are looking for an experienced registered architect with the ability to lead a technical team and manage contracts as well as bringing a design flair to meet the needs of clients. Experience in contract management is essential.

Click HERE for more information

Canberra-based boutique architecture and design studio PELLE Architects are seeking a self-motivated team member to dive head-first into our exciting and expanding workload and join our team. The studio is working on a diverse range of local and interstate projects for government, commercial and residential clients. Click HERE for more information

Lymesmith is looking for an emerging interior designer/architect to contribute to all project stages within this unique cross disciplinary Art/Architecture practice. You will ­­work with the principal Sonia van de Haar, developing architectural colour and art projects for residential, public and commercial projects.  Lymesmith’s mission is to connect people and place, via the integration of site-specific artworks and colour design across all aspects of the built environment. We work closely with a range of fabulous architects, designers and clients to achieve this. 
For more information click HERE

Want to advertise a job? Free job listings are an exclusive benefit for Institute members. Contact us to find out more.

Room Hire

The ACT Chapter has rooms now for hire from a small meeting room to host interviews, small meetings or your interstate workplace to our large boardroom with boardroom seating up to 25 pax and lecture-style seating for up to 50 pax.

We also have our entertainment room for corporate launches or cocktail functions, with gardens views and courtyard access, this can host up to 100 pax. For more information download our ACT Chapter Room Hire – 2019.

Contact us to book.

Chapter Staff

Francesca Cooper

Member Services Officer

 

Contact us

ACT Chapter
Australian Institute of Architects
PO Box 3373
Manuka, ACT 2603

2a Mugga Way
Red Hill, ACT 2603

P: +61 2 6208 2100
E: act@architecture.com.au

Our office can be tricky to find.
We are on the corner of Mugga Way,
Melbourne Ave and Tennyson Cres.

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