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Grand Designs Australia showcases exciting houses from the Australian and UK TV shows along with projects by Australian homeowners, architects, builders, renovators, owner-builders and designers.

Hosted by Peter Maddison, Grand Designs Australia TV Series tells the stories of new home and the people who are building them. The popular series charts the process of elaborate design projects undertaken by self builders.

Grand Designs Australia is an information-packed magazine reaching consumers who are looking for a publication to provide them with advice and information when researching their home project. 

The perfect inspiration for home builders, renovators and decorators, subscribe to the bi-montly magazine by clicking here.

Book a Private Tour With the AAA

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For over a decade the Australian Architecture Association has been making architecture and design available to everyone through a varied program of walking tours, residential bus tours, self drive tours and talks. Over the years we have also provided numerous private tours to both groups and individuals.

Our talented group of trained architectural guides are able to tailor tours to fulfill the particular interests of participants.

Whether you are looking to discover the history of how our built environments developed, discover places you never knew existed, further your professional development or are looking for a great way to team build with your employees, a private tour is a great option.

Contact the AAA - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to explore how we can inspire you.

  • Image: The Nicholas and Carruthers Houses in Mount Irvine, New South Wales designed by Glenn Murcutt

AAA Partner eClassroom Releases Two New Talks

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Two outstanding talks are now available on the website of AAA partner eClassrooms.

The first features the AAA Short Black Talk by architect Ian McDougall of Melbourne firm ARM. Held in August 2016 as a Strategic Partner for Melbourne Indesign: The Event, Ian discussed the design of ARM Architecture’s additions to the Shrine Of Remembrance in the Kings Domain Melbourne.

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The second talk features the AAA Black International Architect Talk by Julian Lipscombe, Director of UK firm Bennetts Associates. Held in July 2016 at AAA sponsor Austral Bricks - Brickworks Sydney CBD Design Studio, the presentation, entitled "THE IMPERATIVE OF PLACE: An Evolution in Approach', explored the question - 'What role is there for a distinctive 'Sense of Place' in the seemingly inexorable tide of globalisation sweeping through architecture in the built environment?".

Julian discussed in detail two of the firms current projects, the HS2 Manchester Piccadilly SRF and Jaguar Land Rovers' major renovations to its base of operations in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

If you unable to attend the inspirational talks, this is a great opportunity to find out what you missed! For professionals looking to gain formal continuing professional development, eClassroom is a an entertaining way to fulfill your requirements.

Click here to experience online the AAA Short Black Talk by architect Ian McDougall.

Click here to experience online the AAA Black International Architect Talk by Julian Lipscombe.

  • Article: Vanessa Couzens
  • Image 1: HS2 Manchester Piccadilly SRF designed by Bennetts Associates (Images supplied by Bennetts Associates) 
  • Image 2: Ian McDougall leading the tour through one of the courts in The Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne, designed by ARM (Photographed by Annette Dearing)

New on eClassroom - AAA Black Talk

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An outstanding talk is now available on the website of AAA partner eClassrooms.

eClassroom is now featuring the AAA Black International Architect Talk by Julian Lipscombe, Director of UK firm Bennetts Associates.

Held in July 2016 at AAA sponsor Austral Bricks - Brickworks Sydney CBD Design Studio, the presentation, entitled "THE IMPERATIVE OF PLACE: An Evolution in Approach', explored the question - 'What role is there for a distinctive 'Sense of Place' in the seemingly inexorable tide of globalisation sweeping through architecture in the built environment?".

Julian discussed in detail two of the firms current projects, the HS2 Manchester Piccadilly SRF and Jaguar Land Rovers' major renovations to its base of operations in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

If you were unable to attend the inspirational talk, this is a great opportunity to find out what you missed! For professionals looking to gain formal continuing professional development, eClassroom is a an entertaining way to fulfill your requirements.

Click here to experience online the AAA Black International Architect Talk by Julian Lipscombe.

  • Article: Vanessa Couzens
  • Image 1: HS2 Manchester Piccadilly SRF designed by Bennetts Associates (Images supplied by Bennetts Associates)

NSW: At Home With the Architect Visits Erskineville

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This months NSW At Home with the Architect, takes place on Sunday 26 March. Discover the charms of the inner west surburb Erskineville as you explore additions and alterations made to a terrace, designed by heritage experts Hector Abrahams Architects.

As the residence was not heritage listed - yet forms part of an area containing contributing buildings within the Burren Estate Heritage Conservation Area, the practice was able to embrace fresh contemporary design and explore how it can mesh with a traditional building typology.

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ABOUT HECTOR ABRAHAMS ARCHITECTS

Hector Abrahams has been working as an architect for almost 30 years. Before establishing his own practice in 2012 he was a partner with the respected heritage architecture practice Clive Lucas Stapleton & Partners.

Hector Abrahams Architects have gained a reputation for creating additions and new buildings that engage seamlessly with their surroundings and are a pleasure to occupy. Their ethos is that old buildings have to be understood, kept well and made liveable and workable for people in today’s world.

TOUR DETAILS

Location: Erskineville, NSW
Please note that the address and meeting point will only be forwarded to ticket holders in the days immediately before the tour.
Time: 11.00am - 12.00pm
Date: Sunday 26 March 2017
Tickets: $30 (Early Bird) / $40 (Public) / $25 (AAA Members)

Don't miss your opportunity to meet the architects and experience this privately owned residence, numbers are limited.

Book your place on the tour, click here.