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.
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[…]
The purpose of this event was to get students thinking about their career and the path they want it to follow over time as well as provide the students with content highlighting important things to consider if they are to be working within the built environment. Andrew Deveson, Construction Manager at Brookfield Multiplex[…]
Joined by Stephen Georgalas (Project Architect) of John Wardle Architects a discussion was lead exploring the design process which lead to the award winning entry for the Melbourne School of Design building. Staying true to their philosophy surrounding the project, we are grateful John Wardle Architects donated their time and knowledge to the club – expanding on[…]
Joined by Andrew Smith and James Wewer of Lend Lease we were given an in depth insight into the activities that occur when adopting new an innovative processes. James Wewer (Sustainability Manager) detailed current industry standards and developed on this by detailing certain approaches to creating new services as an industry trendsetter. Following this Andrew Smith (Business Development Manager) detailed Lend[…]
Katie Miller and Ciara D’Alberto from Fender Katsalidis Architects presented members with a unique discussion of the processes involved inside a world class design studio. The first in our series of industry presentations exceeded our expectations in terms of depth and insight provided by the presenters. The ABA team and its members were lucky to have been able to[…]
For three consecutive weeks the ABA ran outdoor barbecues with an excellent turnout of familiar and new faces on the crowded Union Lawn! Thanks to the members, university staff and tradies for coming along to enjoy good food, music and company with the ABA committee. Another thank you should be extended to Red Bull, who provided drinks for[…]