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Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter

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33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Non-Conforming Building Products in the Built Environment

5 Aug 2019 at 5:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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$20 – $85

Join the Institute of Architects WA Chapter and the ACA for a presentation on Non-Conforming Products in the Built Environment. The panel discussion will cover the significant impacts of non-conforming products across the industry, what is being done and what more needs to be done. As stated by the WA Government Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, the risks and problems associated with non-conforming building products (including those relating to health, cost remediation, safety and legal issues) can consequently affect everyone…

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2019 Emerging Architect Prize Tour – WA

19 Aug 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Free

The Emerging Architect Prize is Australia’s most prestigious prize awarded to emerging architects. The prize celebrates an emerging architect who is making an exemplary contribution to architecture and the profession. 2018 National Emerging Architect Prize recipient Monique Woodward chats about her experiences on the topic 'More front than Myer’. Monique is a passionate architect and great all-rounder. She has demonstrated excellence in architectural practice, leadership, education and community engagement Joining our 2018 National Winner Monique Woodward to present, will be 2018 WA's Emerging Architect…

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Designing for People with Dementia in Acute Settings

26 Aug 2019 at 5:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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$20 – $85

People living with dementia are high users of acute healthcare services. They are admitted to hospital at approximately twice the rate of people of the same age who do not have dementia, and stay in hospital almost twice as long (as those without dementia). Not surprisingly, the average cost of hospital care for people living with dementia is almost 2.7 times more than for a person without dementia*. This is not a good situation for people living with dementia, or…

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Flexibility in the Workplace

29 Aug 2019 at 5:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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$20 – $85

The recent decision of the Fair Work Commission has introduced a new Flexibility Clause into the Architects Award. Join us for a formal presentation followed by a panel discussion on what this means for you, your practice and the positive impacts that flexible working arrangements can bring to your work and/or business. The session will also cover the practical aspects of implementing flexibility policies into the workplace, how to approach your employer, common pitfalls and how to avoid them, successful…

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William Smart – Recent Work

1 Oct 2019 at 5:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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$20 – $85

Smart Design Studio has a strong focus on making, designing and playing in the innovation space. Creative Director William Smart will share the processes, goals and outcomes for projects including Indigo Slam, his new studio, Stokes 14 and the Rail Operations Centre for Sydney Trains. Innovation and prototyping is the common thread running through this recent work. William Smart is the founder and creative director of Smart Design Studio and is directly involved in every project, contributing at all stages…

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ArchiTECH – Designing for the future with smart home automation

9 Oct 2019 at 5:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Free – $50

Smart home automation has been around for twenty years but has failed to reach a mass market until now. Quantify aims to change that. The company has created easy to use, simple to install products that transform traditionally wired houses into smart homes. Their clever, cloud-configured solution allows all devices to be controlled via touch, app or voice enhancing the lives of users while simplifying and reducing costs for electricians, architects, homeowners and builders. This year the products will be…

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ArchiTECH – AWS Passive Ventilation Systems

30 Oct 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Free – $50

As building standards improve and our focus on airtightness increases, we can no longer rely on air leakage as a mechanism for ventilation within the building envelope. Operable windows can provide fresh air and natural ventilation, however, studies have shown they are rarely used to maximise natural ventilation. Reliance on HVAC systems for airflow has become commonplace and poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has become a growing concern for architects and building occupants. Ventilation has been proven to achieve positive…

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Recognising best practice – Heritage update

4 Nov 2019 at 5:30 am - 6:30 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Join the Institute for an update on the Heritage Act 2018, with Lara Watson B.Env.Des, B.Arch, RAIA, A/Manager Heritage Sector Services. The presentation will cover: Update on  the Heritage Act 2018. What has changed, what remains the same and process for Heritage Regulations 2019 Heritage Council programs and focus projects for 2019/20 e.g. WA State Heritage Awards, review of Grants, sponsorship, disaster risk management case study Shire of York, Busselton Conference 2020 This event is FREE to Members & Non…

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Reconfiguring Architectural Design

12 Nov 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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5.00pm arrival for 5.30pm presentation. This presentation will go for 1 hour. The architecture engineering and construction industry is in a state of flux fuelled by transformative shifts in technology and design. Traditional models of practice are being challenged by emerging competitors including start-ups, vertically-integrated construction firms, and large technology companies. Architecture as an isolated discipline struggles to meet the increasingly complex demands of our contemporary society, prompting questions on the viability of current embedded practice and business models. We…

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Urban Design Committee presentation – Design WA Update

26 Nov 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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DESIGN WA UPDATE Join Government Architect Geoff Warn and Design WA Director Nic Brunsdon for an update on Design WA, our state government planning initiative to ensure good design outcomes across all scales of development. Discussion will cover the now-gazetted Stage 1 (focusing on apartment design), the role of design review and the upcoming work on precinct design and medium density.  Design WA ensures that design quality plays an important role in the planning system and architects are therefore key…

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openBIM: Getting it Right Technical seminar

25 Feb 2020 at 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Attendance is free. Register now! Join buildSMART and three industry-leading experts in Perth for an afternoon on delivering a Digital Twin. Learn how to optimise the value of a Digital Twin, hear about smart ways of checking design and construction datasets locked within them to support better decision making, and see examples of delivering a Digital Twin and 4D Planning, including the challenges faced and how to overcome them. In our Technical series our highly regarded speakers will discuss: Digital Twins Common Data…

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POSTPONED – ArchiTECH – An introduction to high pressure laminates

12 Mar 2020 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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Free – $45

An introduction to high pressure laminate (HPL) , “what is a laminate ?” The benefits of laminates over other materials. How it is made / the different types of laminates. Decors and finishes. Technology advancements and improved realism. Recycled material content. Laminate grades and specialty laminates. Case studies including imagery. Testing & certification. Sustainability. SPEAKER Peter Harrison - National Technical Applications Manager - Laminex LEARNING OUTCOMES The characteristics of high pressure laminate – product properties including that give it it’s…

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POSTPONED: Bushfire Regulations Update

26 Mar 2020 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm AWST
Australian Institute of Architects – WA Chapter, 33 Broadway
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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$35 – $50

Bushfire reform and legislation was introduced to Western Australia in 2015 and since then the role of bushfire consultants has become important in achieving successful planning and building outcomes. This presentation will focus on the planning process, building legislation and the bushfire framework review for buildings constructed in bushfire prone areas, including the methods to achieve compliance when meeting AS 3959 and the National Construction Code. Following the regulation update, Buchan Principal Will Lakin will present on successful disaster relief…

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