Change. Architecture. Discuss.

Change. Architecture. Discuss is a project that explores the future of architecture and the built environment in NSW and beyond.

Next generation showcase: graduating exhibitions

Since 2009, the Board has been proud to support the graduating students’ end of year exhibition at each of the four schools of architecture in NSW. These exhibitions are an important meeting point for students and their families, university lecturers, program directors and researchers, and the profession itself. It's an important milestone in the cultural life of the architectural community. 

Research & innovation

As an independent statutory authority, the Board seeks to model an evidence-based approach to advising government and the community on architectural issues. We know design, architecture and the built environment are a significant part of the NSW economy so how do we make the most of our investment in the long term shape and character of our state?

MADE by the Opera House

A 10 year commitment that celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Sydney Opera House and the special bond between Australia and Denmark that began with Jørn Utzon’s visionary design of the Opera House.

Registering Architects

Architects are skilled and experienced professionals. In order to be registered with the NSW Architects Registration Board, a person must have the prescribed university qualification in architecture, or other qualifications that the Board deems equivalent.

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Annual registration renewals now open

From 1 June, all architects registered in NSW are required to renew their registration for the year ahead. Architects can now log-in to their accounts to renew their registration, move to the non-practising category or re-register as a practising architect in just a few minutes. Renewals close on 30 June.

2018 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships

Byera Hadley's bequest is Australia's most prestigious and sustained gift of its type; resulting in more than $3m being granted to over 220 architects, students and graduates since 1951. Today, we invite applications for the 2018 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarships.

Tokyo Infill, a subdivided city - James Masman

After walking over 200km in 3 weeks, Byera Hadley Travelling Scholar James Masman shares his fresh insights about the unique character of Tokyo streets, and questions if innovative planning policy might be the secret behind these fascinating spaces.

Re-Imagining Mosques - Ryan Wazir

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholar, Ryan Wazir, sheds light on his current research that explores the opportunity for architecture and urban design to re-imagine contemporary design approaches to mosques, and continues an important conversation on how these disciplines can foster inclusivity, interfaith and intercultural dialogue.

Meet Eric Ye. A profile of the 2018 Architects Medallion winner

The Architects Medallion is awarded each year to a graduate of the Master of Architecture course from an approved school in NSW who has achieved distinction generally throughout the final two years of the course. We sat down with this year's winner, Eric Ye.

Balancing private gain with public interest - Georgia Forbes-Smith

Winner of the 2017 Architects Medallion, Georgia Forbes-Smith reflects on architecture's 'Sydney moment' - and the challenge of balancing private gain and public interest 

NSW ARB joins Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Architects Scholarship Program

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.

Meet The 2018 NSW Architects Medallion Finalists

The Board has awarded the Architects Medallion since 1924 to a graduate of the Master of Architecture course from a school in New South Wales, who has achieved distinction both in a particular subject area at final level and generally throughout the last two years of the course.

The winner of the 2018 NSW Architects Medallion will be announced on 29 March 2018. Meet the finalists below:

2017 Architects Regulation now live

Over recent months, the Board has been working with the Department of Finances, Services and Innovation to remake the Architects Regulation. This Regulation sits under, and supports, the Architects Act. Contained within the Regulation are clauses that define architectural qualifications, course accreditation, and how Board members may be selected or elected. 

Modernism on show highlights new paths to architecture

A new exhibition on European architects in post war Australia explores the contribution made by immigrants who were welcomed to a foreign land with new rules. “The Moderns: European Designers In Sydney” opened at the Museum of Sydney in July and will run until November 2017 thanks to Sydney Living Museums.

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