The tightly contested competition for the title of Australia’s best architecture in 2020 moved a step closer today with the release of the Australian Institute
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.
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.
Inclusive leadership for architectural practices, part 1: why, what and how – Member Lean In session
Contemporary Australian Architects Speaker Series 2020 – Lecture 4: Brent Dunn & Katharina Hendel, TAKT Studio
New funding of $64.2 million to be included in the upcoming Federal Budget is the first step towards improving energy efficiency and realising the full potential of our built environment to reduce emissions.
Earlier this year, the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) released a discussion paper on the proposed National Registration Framework for Building Practitioners (NRF). Once completed,
ACT JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Looking for a new career opportunity in the Australian Capital Territory? View architectural and built environment job openings below.
Patrick Roberts Architects (PRA) are seeking an architect or experienced graduate to join our team. The role will focus primarily on the technical aspects of construction, both in remediation works on existing buildings, as well as detailed documentation lead on new works. The role will be based in Canberra in our office at Lvl 7, 1 Hobart Place. Travel will be required, typically to Sydney, where overnight stays are likely.
Skills and experience:
- 5+ Years professional experience
- Detailed knowledge of codes and standards
- ArchiCAD Experience preferred but not critical
- Detailed documentation experience critical
- A passion for how buildings go together.
Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 5104 0822
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.
Liz Lang - ACT Executive Director
Administration and Events Coordinator
Project and Events Officer (Monday and Tuesday)
Australian Institute of Architects
PO Box 3373
Manuka, ACT 2603
2a Mugga Way
Red Hill, ACT 2603
P: +61 2 6208 2100
Our office can be tricky to find.
We are on the corner of Mugga Way,
Melbourne Ave and Tennyson Cres.