Events

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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9 October 2014: Designed in Cairns. Cairns architecture: old, valuable and sometimes lost.

The second seminar in the series examines a brief history of architecture in far north Queensland. It examines a selection of heritage buildings and the lost architecture of the region, and describes how the built environment has affected and contributed to the development of the north. When: 9 October, 2014. 5.30 – 7.30pm Where: The Cairns Institute, main lecture theatre, RM-054 HERE...

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