An interview series by Justine Hadj and Danielle Savio. They’ve been active since 2015.
ArchiTeam Cooperative is a membership association for Australian architects working in small, medium and emerging practices.
NA M are interested in following and partaking in the journey of people as they embark upon one of the most exhilarating, terrifying, exhausting and rewarding endeavours an architect could ever make – their own practice… NA M’s gatherings feature brief and concise presentations by local practices, talking about their projects, featuring them at various stages from speculative to completion.
“A society dedicated to the screening of documentaries and films on architecture, design and urbanism.”
“A site for active exchange and discussion, Parlour brings together research, informed opinion and resources on women, equity and architecture in Australia. It seeks to expand the spaces and opportunities available to women while also revealing the many women who already contribute in diverse ways.”
DARCH is the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter Emerging Architects and Graduates Committee. It was established in 2005 to enable and encourage our demographic to contribute to the profession. We provide opportunities at a state and national level, and in particular for local initiatives.
Australian Computational Design in Architecture. Regular events.
Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand
Emergency Architects foundation labours alongside people who have lost everything, helping them get back to a semblance of normal life. We send experienced architects and other built environment specialists to disaster areas to work alongside aid agencies, local communities and governments, and funding institutions to rebuild devastated areas in a sustainable way.
The ARBV is able to: *register architects and approve architectural companies and partnerships *investigate complaints and arrange Tribunal inquiries into professional practice on behalf of the public or offer Mediation *determine architectural qualifications and accredit courses *conduct examinations for registration *require Architects to be registered and have Professional Indemnity insurance cover to practice as an architect.
“The Association of Professional Architects, as a division of APESMA, is the only association legally registered to represent employee architects in Australia in employment matters. We have a philosophical – and practical – commitment to improving the profession through fairer workplaces and conditions.”
“The AACA is recognised as the national organisation responsible for establishing, coordinating and advocating national standards for the registration of architects in Australia and for the recognition of Australian architects overseas by the relevant Registration Authorities.”
“The primary role of the ACA is to assist members to navigate their way through the employment processes including wages and awards, conditions of employment, represent them in industrial matters and maintain a concise and current information stream to members to enable the architects to be as little distracted as possible from their primary role of providing well considered designs, documents and other services to their clients.”
Sydney-based association – Sydney walks, talks, and harbour cruises.
“SONA represents the future, and through the promotion of and advocacy for students aims to develop a culture of leadership and community for the advancement of Australian Architecture.”
American organisation with a healthy Australian membership list.
The Architects for Peace Pro Bono service began in 2006, connecting community groups with architects working pro bono.