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FORMAL CPE/CPD Courses on Design - New courses added each month

NEW - The Demise of Public Works Architecture - HM1708

NEW - The Demise of Public Works Architecture - HM1708

Presenter: Dr Harry Margalit - UNSW
Description: Prof Harry Margalit reviews the period of public works architecture during the 60s and 70s and reflects that this may have been the end of great public works projects in Australia.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.90 incl GST

NEW - Episodic Urbanism: Practice and Projects - PE1706

NEW - Episodic Urbanism: Practice and Projects - PE1706

Presenter: Peter Elliott - Architecture and Urban Design
Description: In this talk, Peter Elliott describes his practice development, discusses some of the major influencers of his work and talks about some of the major projects and focus areas within the practice. His is an established architectural and urban design practice that has been operating for more than 40 years.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.90 incl GST

NEW - AAA Short Black Talk: The Melbourne SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE - ARM1702 - AAA Member Discount

NEW - AAA Short Black Talk: The Melbourne SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE - ARM1702 - AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Ian McDougall - Founding Director, ARM architecture
Description: The Shrine of Remembrance is Melbournes most visible and poignant war memorial. ARMs additions have expended it from purely a monument to be an exhibition space and education facility.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

NEW - AAA Special Talk: The Imperative of Place - JL1701 - AAA Member Discount

NEW - AAA Special Talk: The Imperative of Place - JL1701 - AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Julian Lipscombe - Director, Bennetts Associates (UK)
Description: For Bennetts Associates, the evolution of their approach to urbanism has been characterisd by two themes: a preoccupation with human scale in the city and a drive to achieve directiveness of place. This talk by Julian Lipscombe is a part of their story.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.90 incl GST

TWENTY SHADES OF VERANDA PD1605

TWENTY SHADES OF VERANDA PD1605

Presenter: Philip Drew - Architectural Critic and Historian
Description: In this exploration of the history of the Veranda, Philip Drew traces its etymological and built development. He discusses the Arab origins as well as that from Britain through its colonialism. The depth is left to the study of Australian development from first settlement, through to Murcutt´┐Żs transformation of it into the veranda house.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Alvar Aalto - Inclusive Formal Structures: An Analysis JG1602

Alvar Aalto - Inclusive Formal Structures: An Analysis JG1602

Presenter: John Gamble - Lecturer: Small Design Practice UNSW
Description: In 2008/2009 John Gamble held a Visiting Research position in the Aalto Foundation in Helsinki, Finland, and in 2014 completed a PhD titled - Alvar Aalto: Formal structure and a methodical development of an inclusive architecture. In this talk, John explores this thesis using a project completed by Alvar Aalto in the Finnish town of Jyvaskyla.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Short Black Talk: The Wayside Chapel TW1501- AAA Member Discount

AAA Short Black Talk: The Wayside Chapel TW1501- AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Tone Wheeler - Principal Architect: environa studio
Description: In this AAA Short Black talk Tone Wheeler of Environa Studio, discusses how a unique community building, the Wayside Chapel, was planned, designed and constructed, and now operates enjoying the benefits of thoughtful environmental design.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.90 incl GST

AAA Special Talk: Kings Cross - Our Contribution to Londons New Heart JL1410 - AAA Member Discount

AAA Special Talk: Kings Cross - Our Contribution to Londons New Heart JL1410 - AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Julian Lipscombe - Director: Bennetts Associates Architects UK
Description: Using the significant renewal development of Kings Cross in London, Julian Lipscombe illustrates the themes and values used within the practice to approach design on every scale within planning and architecture..
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.90 incl GST

Models in the Design Process MS1401:

Models in the Design Process MS1401:

Presenter: Mark Szczerbicki - DESIGN STUDIO
Description: Mark Szczerbicki, winner of the Byera Hadley travelling scholarship, provides an insight into the long-established tradition of innovation and experimentation with physical models by practices based in Europe.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Black Talk - David Hertz DH1361:

AAA Black Talk - David Hertz DH1361:

Presenter: David Hertz - Studio of Environmental Architecture
Description: In this AAA Black Talk for 2013, David Hertz talks about his practice The Studio of Environmental Architecture, and he discusses many examples of their work, including his own house in California.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.95 incl GST

Sustainable Design in Interesting Times CP1303:

Sustainable Design in Interesting Times CP1303:

Presenter: Caroline Pidcock - Director, PIDCOCK
Description: Recorded live at the AAA Women in Design Seminar Series, in this talk she discusses how she got into sustainable architecture, what she means by sustainable design and how she has recently discovered a sustainability framework call the Living Building Challenge.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Architecture and Making the City PT1209

Architecture and Making the City PT1209

Presenter: Philip Thalis - Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects
Description: Philip discusses the many challenges and difficulties that architects face and how architects should understand the contribution they make by looking straight at the centre of architecture in the city and evaluation what role they play.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Special Talk: A Journey to Shakespeare JL1201 - AAA Member Discount

AAA Special Talk: A Journey to Shakespeare JL1201 - AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Julian Lipscombe - Director: Bennetts Associates Architects UK
Description: Julian Lipscombes provides a comprehensive explanation of the processes surrounding the competition, design, development & construction of the new Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon in England.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $119.90 incl GST

Sustainable Australian Architecture SK1301

Sustainable Australian Architecture SK1301

Presenter: Steve King - UNSW
Description: Australian architects have been remarkably successful working in Asia. At least some of that success appears to derive from a historical tendency to market credentials in sustainability. Steve King asks the question: where do these skills come from? His answer is a highly personal history of Australian architecture since World War II.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Short Black Talk - ARK to Coca-Cola Place PR1117 - AAA Member Discount

AAA Short Black Talk - ARK to Coca-Cola Place PR1117 - AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Paul Reidy - Principal and Director of Design: Rice Daubney
Description: Paul Reidys description of the processes and influences relating to the design development of this building at 40 Mount Street North Sydney provides a facinating insight into how a building of substance comes about.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Short Black Talk - 1 Bligh Street Sydney RB1118 - AAA Member Discount

AAA Short Black Talk - 1 Bligh Street Sydney RB1118 - AAA Member Discount

Presenter: Ray Brown - Director: architectus
Description: Ray Brown takes us through the design development process for the building at 1 Bligh Street, Sydney, addressing the elements of collaboration, site orientation and the city grid, the views, public space, public art, floor space requirements, a sense of place for people and innovation for sustainability.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

The Architecture of Zero Net Emissions Housing CP1110

The Architecture of Zero Net Emissions Housing CP1110

Presenter: Caroline Pidcock - Director PIDCOCK - Architecture + Sustainability
Description: The only carbon abatements, which will not cost the Australian economy money, are through energy reductions in the built environment. Caroline explains what is involved in achieving net zero emissions housing.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Remedies for Obese-City CS1021

Remedies for Obese-City CS1021

Presenter: Caroline Stalker, Director architectus, Brisbane
Description: Caroline describes a variety of projects, such as the replanning of Hasting Street, Noosa, and the new masterplan for James Cook University in Townsville, to demonstrate how urban design can reconnect the urban population to the landscape.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Transforming Australia's Cities RA0920

Transforming Australia's Cities RA0920

Presenter: Prof Rob Adams - Director of Design and Urban Environment, City of Melbourne VIC
Description: Prof Rob Adams uses Melbourne as a case study to explain how existing infrastructure can be adapted to accommodate a growing population and to produce a more sustainable, liveable and economically viable future.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Short Black Talk - Richard Johnson RJ0904 - AAA Member discount

AAA Short Black Talk - Richard Johnson RJ0904 - AAA Member discount

Presenter: Richard Johnson - 2008 RAIA Gold Medallist
Description: Richard Johnson has been involved in some of the most significant architectural interventions within the city of Sydney: the First Government House Site, the Sydney Hilton refurbishment and Westpac Place. Through these architectural examples, he illustrates the ethical role an architect has when building within the urban fabric of a city.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Black Talk 5 - Jean Nouvel JN0821 - AAA Member discount

AAA Black Talk 5 - Jean Nouvel JN0821 - AAA Member discount

Presenter: Jean Nouvel - 2008 Pritzker Prize Winner - Paris, France
Description: Nouvel, the 2008 Pritzker Prize winner, describes his architectural journey from his first encounter at the Beaux-Arts School, in Bordeaux, in the 1960s, to his recent and current projects.
CPE/CPD Credits: 3 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $159.95 incl GST

BUILDING GREEN - a small commercial ET0822

BUILDING GREEN - a small commercial ET0822

Presenter: Bruce Eeles and Kathy Trelease - Partners Eeles Trelease Architects
Description: Architects, Bruce Eeles and Kathy Trelease, describe the design approach and systems implemented in a pioneering small commercial building in Sydney's Double Bay.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

People Cities = Sustainable Cities JG0823

People Cities = Sustainable Cities JG0823

Presenter: Jan Gehl - Gehl Architects Denmark
Description: Jan Gehl, one of the world's most eminent urban planners, highlights the often absurd design issues in our cities and he provides logical solutions to those problems..
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Black Talk 4 - Elias Torres ET0707 - AAA Member discount

AAA Black Talk 4 - Elias Torres ET0707 - AAA Member discount

Presenter: Elias Torres - Mart'nez Lape'a-Torres Arquitectos Spain
Description: In this entertaining discussion, Spainish architect Elias Torres explores his own creative process and shares the foibles and difficulties that he has faced in restoration of historical buildings and spaces.
CPE/CPD Credits: 3 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $159.95 incl GST

The Vancouver experience MB0718

The Vancouver experience MB0718

Presenter: Ann McAfee and Larry Beasley - City of Vancouver
Description: The success of Vancouver's planning process will continue to promote one of the most livable and sustainable cities in the world.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Reflections on the Homegame

Reflections on the Homegame

Presenter: Rex Addison - Architect
Description: In 2004 Rex made a linocut print called Homegame. This presentation is an exploration of these works and their design context.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Passive Solar Design CP0620

Passive Solar Design CP0620

Presenter: Caroline Pidcock - Architect
Description: Caroline Pidcock is an architect with established ESD credentials. This talk will be most valuable for those who are not yet familiar or comfortable with Passive Solar Design principals, or who want a refresher in this area.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Retro-fitting for Accessibility JB0638

Retro-fitting for Accessibility  JB0638

Presenter: Jane Bringolf - Independent Living Centre (NSW)
Description: Jane Bringolf highlights the legislative requirements with which planners, architects and designers must comply in the public environment, and the long-term necessity for universal housing design in meeting the needs of our ageing population.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

SPECIAL! Wild about Harry HF0624

SPECIAL! Wild about Harry HF0624

Presenter: Henry Feiner - Partner, Harry Seidler Assoc
Description: Henry Feiner, a partner at the firm of Harry Seidler and Associates, presents a tribute to Australias most influential architect, Harry Seidler.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Public Melbourne RA0626

Public Melbourne RA0626

Presenter: Prof. Rob Adams - Melbourne City Council
Description: This remarkable story from Rob Adams demonstrates that quality urban design is fundamental to the successful development of a city's public realm
CPE/CPD Credits: 2 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $129.95 incl GST

Australian New Urbanism in Practice WM0625

Australian New Urbanism in Practice WM0625

Presenter: Wendy Morris - Director, Ecologically Sustainable Design
Description: Through many examples, the significance of New Urbanism principles to the sustainable growth of Australian cities is made apparent
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

AAA Black Series presents: Ricardo Legorreta RL0528 - AAA Member discount

AAA Black Series presents: Ricardo Legorreta RL0528 - AAA Member discount

Presenter: Ricardo Legorreta - Architect
Description: Recorded live at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in October 2005, this presentation by Ricardo Legorreta is the third in the Australian Architecture Association Black Series of invited international guest presentations.
CPE/CPD Credits: 2.5 Hours - FORMAL
Cost: $129.95 incl GST

3 IN A POCKET RA0528

3 IN A POCKET RA0528

Presenter: Rex Addison - Architect
Description: Rex Addison discusses "The influences and thoughts behind the design and construction of three buildings, sited side by side, in a back pocket of land in the Brisbane suburb of Taringa."
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Three memorials PT0517

Three memorials PT0517

Presenter: Peter Tonkin - Architect
Description: Peter Tonkin describes the intricate processes used to design meaningful commemorative artworks and illustrates this through three well known memorials.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 1 SAHM0523

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 1 SAHM0523

Presenter: Dr Harry Margalit - Architect
Description: Dr Margalit, UNSW, discusses the major influences around during Syd Ancher's career, which were to shift architectural thinking.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 2 SASM0523

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 2 SASM0523

Presenter: Stuart Murray
Description: Stuart recalls Syd Ancher as a self confessed anti-intellectual, and gives a personal insight into his work.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 3 SAJH0523

Sydney Ancher 'An Australian Modernist' Part 3 SAJH0523

Presenter: Jennifer Hill
Description: Jennifer Hill, in association with Docomomo, provides an overall survey of Syd Anchers architectural work.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Planning and Development by CORE VALUES LP0531

Planning and Development by CORE VALUES LP0531

Presenter: Liam Proberts - Principal, Fairweather Proberts
Description: Liam outlines a simple but effective method for analysing a region or city, based on 'core values', and using these to effectively replan it.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Tranquility of Space MC0524

Tranquility of Space MC0524

Presenter: Mark Cashman - Marsh Cashman Kooloos
Description: Mark Cashman uses his own experiences of place to define threads of what makes great space.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

On edge | Off centre PF0530

On edge | Off centre PF0530

Presenter: Paul Fairweather - Principal Fairweather Proberts
Description: Through his own architecture, Paul Fairweather examines the environmental, economic and political concerns that impact coastal architecture.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Common History BB0527

Common History BB0527

Presenter: Bud Brannigan - Architect
Description: Bud discusses how the recurrent themes of site, grids, structure, linear planning and reflective forms, have influenced his architectural work.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Vertical Green - Inevitable Gestures in Modern Cities VS0520

Vertical Green - Inevitable Gestures in Modern Cities VS0520

Presenter: Vladimir Sitta - Principal, Terragram
Description: From the premise that cities should be self-sustaining, landscape architect Vladimir Sitta discusses and resolves common misconceptions about the use of vegetation on or near architectural surfaces.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Access, Equity and Design MF0533

Access, Equity and Design MF0533

Presenter: Michael Fox AM
Description: This is a 'must do' course for all architects in Australia. It outlines the legal and technical requirements regarding access to and within the built environment.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Assemblage VK0518

Assemblage VK0518

Presenter: Virginia Kerridge - Architect
Description: Virginia Kerridge reveals a unique and powerful approach to texture, form, space and context.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Dreamscapes and Cities of the Imagination CE0509

Dreamscapes and Cities of the Imagination CE0509

Presenter: Chris Elliott - Architect
Description: Chris Elliott discusses his views of the architectural competition as a catalyst in the promotion of fresh thought.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

suburban wipeouts TW0503

suburban wipeouts TW0503

Presenter: Tone Wheeler - Environa Studio
Description: Tone Wheeler explains how some current perceptions of sustainability are flawed.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Lessons from 20th Century Sydney Houses HM0502

Lessons from 20th Century Sydney Houses HM0502

Presenter: Dr Harry Margalit - UNSW
Description: Harry Margalit explores the themes of a variety of twentieth century Sydney houses.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

Unpredictable Solutions LS0507

Unpredictable Solutions LS0507

Presenter: Thierry Lacoste + David Stevenson
Description: Lacoste+Stevenson explain how their methodology of research and investigation often results in 'unpredictable solutions'
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

What does a sustainable future mean? CP0506

What does a sustainable future mean? CP0506

Presenter: Caroline Pidcock - Architect
Description: Caroline Pidcock discusses what a sustainability agenda means for the design industry.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST

SEPP:65 Design Quality of Residential Flat Development KC0505

SEPP:65 Design Quality of Residential Flat Development KC0505

Presenter: Kim Crestani - Order Architects
Description: Kim Crestani provides an overview of the design principles for apartment buildings which are addressed in SEPP:65.
CPE/CPD Credits: 1 Hour - FORMAL
Cost: $59.95 incl GST