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Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects

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Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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ArchiTECH – Understanding Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

20 Aug 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Free – $35

This CPD session will provide a deeper understanding about Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC), what it is, how it’s made, where it can be used, what systems are available, and the fire, acoustic and thermal ratings AAC systems will achieve. Learn about the role of the Reinforced AAC Australian Standard and the pathway to achieving deemed to satisfy compliance of AAC systems through the NCC and what tools and services are available to support the compliant product specification of AAC Systems.…

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Policy & Advocacy
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Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods – Public Consultation

29 Aug 2019 at 12:30 pm AEST
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Free
Elwood House | Woods Bagot | Photographer: Trevor Mein

The Building Better Apartments project has commenced consultation on the Better Apartments in Neighbourhoods discussion paper. Feedback is being sought on the proposed external amenity standards for apartment developments. Join us for an information session about the proposed standards. This is a free event, however, registrations are essential.

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Designing for place activation

4 Sep 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$30 – $120

As architects, we are empowered every day to work on projects that improve and evolve the cities we live and work in. Successful places are critical to the future urban environment so how do we position. But what if we saw our projects as places right from the very start? And how might we adopt a place-first approach to achieve greater results not just for our cities – but for our clients? In this 2-hour session, attendees will learn from…

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2019 Emerging Architect Prize Tour – Victoria

5 Sep 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Free

Monique Woodward winner of the 2018 National Emerging Architect Prize will be joined by 2018 NSW Emerging Architects Isabelle Toland and Amelia Holliday for a night of conversation, networking and provocation on the topic MORE FRONT THAN MYER. Monique is a passionate architect and great all-rounder who has demonstrated excellence in architectural practice, leadership, education and community engagement. Recognised for her entrepreneurial spirit and exploration of alternative modes of project procurement and advocacy, including self-initiated projects, the ‘If You Were Mine’…

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ArchiTECH – Façade Cladding Products & NCC Fire Compliance

25 Sep 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Free – $35

With the ever-changing environment in the facades space, this CPD seminar will provide the knowledge and facts to assist in specifying non-combustible cladding products. Led by an expert in the facades industry, Roger Brooks, at the conclusion you will be able to: Recite the pathways of compliance for façade cladding products Apply fire testing methods and results Provide suitable and compliant façade cladding product solutions for review and use. Presenter Roger Brooks - National Technical Manager, HVG Façades Roger Brooks,…

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Mental health and wellness

10 Oct 2019 at 8:30 am - 10:00 am AEDT
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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Free – $45

Join us for a breakfast seminar that will explore different perspectives and management tactics around mental health and wellbeing within the architectural profession.

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Contract law for architects

11 Oct 2019 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEDT
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$200 – $420

This workshop provides an overview for all architects and other built environment professionals equipping them with the essential knowledge needed to understand legal commitments, avoid liability and get the most out of every project. The workshop will cover; understanding contracts, the parties to a contract, contract drafting tips, intellectual property; and procurement management

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NCC Series: Changes to Section J

17 Oct 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $120

NCC Series: Changes to Section J Energy Efficiency requirements in NCC 2019 BCA Volume One for Building Classes 3 and 5 to 9. Join us for a two hour CPD seminar on updates to Section J Energy Efficiency requirements covering: new deemed-to-satisfy insulation and glazing rules, new façade calculator spreadsheet, glazing design graphs in the new Acumen note, revised definition of display glazing (shopfront), changes to interior lighting power limits; and alternative compliance routes using performance solutions. Seminar attendees will…

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Navigating Heritage: Architectural opportunities & statutory pathways

14 Nov 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$30 – $120

Heritage sites offer immense richness to our cities and towns, building up layers of history and contributing to our collective memory. Yet, heritage can often be perceived as a site constraint by clients, layered with unknown cost and time implications. Join us for a seminar on how heritage can be seen as an opportunity rather than a constraint. Intended to assist contemporary practitioners, this seminar will focus on how to achieve design excellence and successfully work with sensitive heritage sites.…

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Interacting with Clients and Community after Trauma – CPD

25 Mar 2020 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEDT
Victorian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, Level 2, 41 Exhibition St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

2 Formal CPD Points These sessions are part of the Institute's response to the unprecedented bush fires of 2019/2020 but they are applicable to other situations, disasters or extreme events causing trauma. They form a set with Building Back Better Seminar held in Sydney. This will be available online in the future. These sessions will address interpersonal communication and process management between architect and client after a traumatic event. It will also explore how disasters disrupt many aspects of community…

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