Canberra architect Catherine Townsend has been appointed President of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) at its Annual General Meeting on 21 October 2016. Read the media release here.
Please select this link to read the current 1 page update, correct as at September 2016. Please select the report title to access the ANZAPAP Review Stage 1 Final Report that has been approved for release by the owners of the ANZAPAP. This update is provided on behalf of the Australian Institute of Architects and […]
Last chance to register The AASA Project to Practice commences this Friday with Indy Johar / Architecture OO and Laura Lee / Architect, FAIA, Hon. FRAI. Friday September 30th & Saturday October 1st 2016 The Call to Action The need for innovation in Australia has never been more urgent. As our economy adjusts to a […]
New Government Architect brings valuable local knowledge to position Media Release: 31 August 2016 The ACT has a new Government Architect following the appointment of Catherine Townsend, Minister for Planning and Land Management Mick Gentleman said today. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Townsend of Townsend + Associates Architects (T+AA) to the […]
With the agreement of the state and territory architect registration boards around Australia the AACA has developed the Overseas Architect Assessment Program which provides a FastTrack to registration for appropriately experienced overseas architects who are not eligible to apply for registration under our existing mutual recognition arrangements.
Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull has put cities back on the agenda by declaring urban planning a matter of ‘quality of life’. One of Mr Turnbull’s first acts as Prime Minister was to create a new cabinet position of Minister for Cities and the Built Environment.
What makes a good city? Why does great architecture matter? Paul Barclay discusses this with art expert and Griffin lecturer Edmond Capon as well as a developer, an architect and an academic.
Recorded at the National Press Club Canberra. Broadcast 8pm 16 November 2015, or Listen Here.
The National Standard of Competency for Architects (NSCA) is the overarching document that establishes the Standard for architectural education and assessment of professional competency prior to registration as an Architect in Australia.
The Standard describes what is reasonably expected of a person who can demonstrate the standard of skill, care and diligence widely accepted in Australia as a competent professional Architectural practitioner. It comprises 70 individual Performance Criteria, which are grouped into Elements and Units of Competency and underpinned by 5 Knowledge Domains.