ACT Awards Jury Presentations – sneak peak at the best of ACT architecture

The ACT Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects is delighted to announce that the 2013 Presentations to Jury will take place at the ACT Chapter Office, 2a Mugga Way Red Hill, on Wednesday March 27 and Thursday March 28The two day event is open to the public and all are invited to attend this unique event, allowing an invaluable insight into the ACT projects entered into the 2013 Awards.

Day 1 of the presentations will have a strong focus on public, commercial and interior architecture with inspirational buildings being presented, such as the Village Centre at the National Arboretum by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and The East Hotel by Cox Architecture.

Residential Architecture steels the limelight on March 28, with over 16 residential projects vying for the top positions. Gems included on the day include presentations from Jigsaw Housing, Paul Barnett Design Group and Colin Stewart Architects.

The jury presentations officially mark the beginning of the ACT Awards season. The Awards Presentation Night will take place in the magical National Arboretum on June 22.

The full ACT Jury Presentation schedule is available for download on the ACT Chapter website at www.architecture.com.au/act.

The 2013 ACT jury comprises:

MAIN AWARDS, CANBERRA MEDALLION, ART IN ARCHITECTURE, EDUCATION, COLORBOND AWARD FOR STEEL ARCHITECTURE AND INLITE LIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE PRIZE
Andrew Wilson – Consultant (Chair)
Paul Berkemeier – Paul Berkemeier Architects (Interstate & Academic juror)
Robbie Speight – Colin Stewart Architects (Emerging Architect)
Joanna Nelson – Joanna Nelson Architects
Pedro Geleris – Arquitectura Architects
Paul Daley – Sydney Morning Herald Columnist, Author and Playwright (Lay juror)
Warren Overton – Managing Director at Viridis E3 and Director at LAROS Technologies (Sustainability expert)

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Alexandra Cato
National Media and Communications Officer
Australian Institute of Architects
P. + 61 (3) 8620 3813 | M. +61 (0) 416 022 818
alexandra.cato@architecture.com.au

The Australian Institute of Architects is the peak body for the architectural profession, representing 11,500 members across Australia and overseas. The Institute actively works to improve the quality of our built environment by promoting quality, responsible and sustainable design. Learn more about the Institute, log on to www.architecture.com.au.