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Website copywriting 101 for architects – Member Lean In session

Your designs alone are not enough. You need words. The right words.To attract better* clients you need the right messaging to connect with the right clients. And by connect, I mean truly connect—in an authentic, memorable, and meaningful way.No design-speak. No archi-babble. No waffle.Anyone can write, but copywriting is a real skill and takes years […]

Case Study: Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, Hong Kong – Member Lean In session

Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts is the realisation of a partnership between The Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Government of the HKSAR to conserve and revitalise the historic Central Police Station (CPS) compound.The restored CPS compound comprises a total of 16 heritage buildings, 2 new buildings (designed by Herzog & de Meuron) […]

Member Benefits Showcase: Landchecker – Member Lean In session

Institute members have access to a wide range of exclusively negotiated discounts from providers and suppliers that assist them on a daily basis. We're proud to introduce Landchecker, a cloud-based software solution which provides an all-in-one source of property information in a fast and intuitive, map-based experience. Landchecker is used by thousands of property professionals […]

SONA & EmAGN Lean In: Working With Diversity

Diverse thinking encourages viewing issues through different lenses. Ensuring a diverse workplace is an important start but to create successful organisations, workplace culture and design solutions, celebrating diverse thinking is critical. What work do we need to do individually to ensure that we can collaborate with others who have different viewpoints and perspectives to our own? […]

Architectural Sustainability: Getting our houses in order – Member Lean In session

We used to think sustainability was about trying to do everything all at once. In that approach, however, we made it look hard. When we made it look hard, others looked away. Faced with the climate crisis spiralling out of control before our very eyes, we've had to change our approach.To bring everyone on a […]

Building Back Better: Steel building materials and bushfire design

As we edge closer to Summer, the threat of another significant bushfire season presents itself across the country again. This Lean In will focus on how architects can develop more robust residential buildings in bushfire-prone areas across Australia, consequently minimising losses and reducing risk. We’ll be taking a closer look at lessons learnt from recent […]

Virtual Tour: University of Wollongong’s Sustainable Buildings Research Centre – Member Lean In Session

The University of Wollongong’s Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) achieved full marks under the world’s toughest sustainability standard for buildings, the Living Building Challenge (LBC) in 2019. The result confirms that the SBRC building has set a new benchmark as arguably the most sustainable building in Australia. SBRC Director Senior Professor Paul Cooper said the […]

Sydney Metro Martin Place Case Study: Embracing BIM – Member Lean In Session

Johnson Pilton Walker, together with Oracle Construction and Engineering, explore the Sydney Metro Martin Place project and discuss how project collaboration utilising BIM and a true CDE were essential to its success. They will demonstrate the importance of using such tools (and how to facilitate adoption) as well as the challenges and pitfalls they were […]