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Webinar: Intercultural Design Practice by Dr Shaneen Fantin

Since the 1970s, many Australian architects have been considering how non-Indigenous designers can work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve better built environments. A consistent message from this work has been the importance of employing inclusive, respectful, cross-cultural processes that engage all parties respectfully, understand the history of the people and place...

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The Least House Necessary goes to Canberra

Canberra multidisciplinary firm, Light House Architecture and Science have collaborated with Queensland architects and engagement specialists POD (People Oriented Design) to present POD’s trademarked innovative and educational workshop about sustainable housing design: The Least House Necessary. The workshop has been tailored to suit conditions and precedents in the ACT and cool temperature...

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Cairns Open House 2017

Cairns Festival of Architecture is on for 2017. Events will run from 11-15 October and include a film night (Citizen Jane: Battle for the City); a Parlour forum at The Cairns Institute, JCU; and Cairns Open House on the Sunday. This will be a rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and the history of buildings in Cairns. For more information and ticketing...

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The Least House Necessary goes to Brisbane

28th March 2017. Asia Pacific Design Library, State Library of Queensland. Stanley Place, South Brisbane. The Least House Necessary™ is a sustainable design workshop which challenges participants on low energy design and what they need to live comfortably in Queensland. It considers housing sustainability from an environmental, social and economic perspective, and urges participants to...

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2016 Festival of Architecture and Cairns Open House

2016 Festival of Architecture and Cairns Open House  |  5-9 Oct The 2016 program is supported by local businesses and sponsors and includes three exciting events.  On Wednesday 5th October, End Credits Film Club and the Australian Institute of Architects, with assistance from Cairns Regional Council, have collaborated to bring the screening of the cutting edge film “Design Disruptors” to...

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