CEO Update – April 2021

9 April 2021

Angelina Pillai outlines ACA advocacy and activity for the first quarter of 2021, with an emphasis on strategic partnerships, research and mental wellbeing within the profession.

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Congratulations ArtMade Architects!

11 April 2021

Sydney-based ArtMade Architects has won the Client’s Choice Award for the Best Architecture Firm for the second year running.

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Discount Tickets for ArchiTeam Conference

11 April 2021

Our good friends at ArchiTeam are offering a special discounted rate for ACA members for the ArchiTeam conference on Friday 21 May.

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Medium Density Symposium recap

14 April 2021

On 31 March, the WA branch hosted its most ambitious event yet – a symposium on the State Government’s proposed policy to guide medium density developments across Western Australia. Emma Brain provides a recap.

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Medium Density Policy in WA

14 April 2021

The WA branch has been leading a series of initiatives aimed at engaging the architecture profession with the State Government’s draft Medium Density Code. Watch our short film featuring some of the designers who worked with DesignWA to shape this policy ... and then have your say.

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Pitching Social Housing Ideas

13 April 2021

Verity Campbell offers a recap of her recent ArchiPitch event, which featured seven architectural practices pitching big ideas to a panel of social housing experts.

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Michelle Blakeley, Architect

13 April 2021

Architecture is a second career for Michelle Blakeley. Here, she talks about the advantages of age, the influence of her former career, and the founding of an organisation to build homes for people experiencing homelessness.

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Proportionate Liability & Contributory Negligence

11 April 2021

Proportionate liability and contributory negligence can be powerful legal protections in the event of an alleged claim made against you, but how can you best manage your risk? Felicity Dixon offers some timely advice.

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Streamlining Your Resource Planning

9 April 2021

Resource management is crucial for architecture practices, but few have an effective planning structure in place. Deltek offers three recommendations for getting it right.

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ACA Member Discount for D&BP Act Webinar

11 April 2021

informed by Planned Cover is offering a 15% discount to ACA members for their follow-up webinar on the Design & Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) on 22 April.

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The Many Faces of Social Housing

14 April 2021

Social housing is part of the lives of a surprising number of Australians. On any one night in Australia, just over 4% of households rent social housing. Yet it has housed many more people than this for brief, and sometimes repeated, periods.

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Short Form Client Architect Agreement

11 March 2019

Just three pages and a cover letter, the ACA Short Form Client Architect Agreement is a fair and balanced model contract for use on small- to medium-sized projects. Edition 4 out now (updated March 2021)!

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