The NSW Architects Registration Board will partner with the University of Technology, Sydney, to mentor up to 10 Indigenous students studying Architecture at UTS over five years as part of the remarkable new Droga Indigenous Architecture Scholarship.
The Board is pleased to announce the winner of the Architects Medallion design competition is a team led by HY William Chan (Medallion design), Ramin Jahromi (Nominated Architect) and Rob Asher (Computational Design) from Cox Architecture; supported by Kristie Fitch, Bunda Jewellery and Palloys, NSW.
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2018 brings a new, improved Architectural Practice Exam with details to follow in coming weeks. The National Exam Paper is being improved, with an aim to give candidates better feedback and to bring the exam online.
The University of Newcastle’s Masters of Architecture program has been granted accreditation for a further 5 years to September 2022. The fresh accreditation was the unanimous recommendation of an eight-person National Visiting Panel that occurred over 3 days in late September 2017. The panel’s recommendation was formally accepted by the NSW Architects Registration Board on 18 October 2017.
At an event explaining changes to the Architects Regulation held at the NSW Chapter last week, an audience question probed an architect’s duty to provide cost advice to their clients. It echoed a recent complaint heard by the Board. Most in the room agreed that architects are generalists and not experts, and so could never be expected to have current market pricing at call.