Half way through the semester and it was time for members of the ABA to catch up, have a chat, enjoy some beverages and relax! The ABA would like to thank all those who came out for this catch up along with The Shaw Davey Slum for hosting us!
“Tom’s talk was refreshingly honest and upfront about the realities of work within the construction and engineering industry. By not sugarcoating facts Tom has better enabled me to understand what learning pathways to take and the steps required to be successful in the industry. Winning the door prize has provided me with a leg up[…]
As of this afternoon we have formally signed an agreement with crowd funding organisation TILT! This will enable the ABA to being the process of online signups and finance diversification! TILT is a startup organisation based in the US that has helped countless organisations, large and small, reach their financial goals, grow their membership base and[…]
The Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria have complimented Melbourne as an world renown city for over 170 years through internationally sourced specimens to Australian native plants. The picturesque landscapes within this 38 hectare site are carefully curated to draw in 1.6 million people through the gates each year and best of all, its free to enter! Personally,[…]
Presenter Tom Scash, director of Training Ahead shared current and valuable information about life in the construction sector with over 17 years experience in the field. Tom initially approached ABA at Orientation week of 2016 and sharing his passion for construction, we were instantly mesmerised by his ability to communicate and his critical analysis of the[…]
Along with the help of senior architecture tutor, Adrian Chu, the ABA team successfully ran two AutoCAD workshops empowering students with the essential skills of this software. With over 50 students queuing to attend the classes, it was a terrific turnout. We received several messages from students thankful[…]
Photos Courtesy of William Nie Our first event of the semester was a great success with members of the Construction Students Association (CSA) and the Structural and Civil Society (SCS) collaborating to bring like-minded students together for a couple of cheeky beverages.
On the 10th of May 2016, the ABA held its very first our Annual General Meeting to renew the ABA committee and plan for the great list of events throughout the upcoming semesters. On top of our membership signups of 2015, we entered 2016 with 50 new signups, taking our total membership list to just over 150 students! Executive and General[…]
For those of you not familiar with Open House, it is a simple but powerful concept founded in London in 2002 showcasing the architecture that surrounds the city for free. It provides the immediate public a chance to explore and appreciate the varying built environments not normally open to everyone. Its popularity has since spread[…]
John Wardle Architects generously offered to facilitate a portfolio critique for masters students through the Architecture and Building Association. The prize was awarded to Tahj who found the experience extremely beneficial: “My critique with John Wardle Architects was an extremely positive and beneficial experience. It provided me with insight into how the practice operates, as well[…]