Deskilling and Reskilling

Deskilling and Reskilling

21 November 2014

John Held reflects on deskilling and reskilling in the profession. Have architects lost the role of ‘trusted advisor’? What do low registration rates mean and what skills do we need to be effective in the future?

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Making Strategy Happen

Making Strategy Happen

5 November 2014

Does your practice have an effective strategic plan? Robert Peake, of Management for Design, outlines the importance of strategy, and suggests some ways to get started. 

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Professions and Business Study

Professions and Business Study

8 October 2014

The ACA is delighted to be the first architecture industry association to participate in the Annual Professions and Business Study conducted by Beaton Research + Consulting. 

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The Anganwadi Project

The Anganwadi Project

13 November 2014

The ACA is pleased to announce its support of The Anganwadi Project.

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Construction happiness index

Do We Need a Construction Happiness Index?

4 November 2014

John Held on happiness, mental health and the construction industry.

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What makes a City

What Makes a City?

10 November 2014

The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP, NSW Minister for Finance and Services, launched the Sydney Architecture Festival with an impressive speech about the role of architects in the making of innovative cities.  

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Fee Structures and Productivity

Fee Structures and Productivity Output

6 November 2014

How do we improve practice profitability? Job-by-job, day-by-day. Greg Wines reports on the discussion at the ACA – Qld/NT’s November event. 

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Presenting to Govt

Presenting to Government

15 October 2014

How architects present in government contexts can have a large impact on their chances of getting the job, or gaining support for a project. Jill Garner, Victorian Associate Government Architect, offers some tips. 

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Architecture and Journalism

Architecture and Journalism - not so different after all

5 November 2014

Michael Bleby reflects on architecture and journalism.

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To BIM or not to BIM?

To BIM or not to BIM? What a Question!

4 November 2014

How might the industry encourage clients to take up BIM?

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Building and Construction Campaign

Building and construction campaign

5 November 2014

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Supporting regsitration

Supporting Registration

10 November 2014

Recent research on registration has identified concerns about the way the process impacts negatively on women – and thereby on practice more broadly. What can the ACA and architectural practices do to help improve things? 

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Welcome David Bridgman

Welcome David Bridgman

3 November 2014

ACA – Qld/NT welcomes David Bridgman. 

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2014 AGM

2014 Annual General Meeting

10 November 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the Association of Consulting Architects will be held on Monday 24 November 2014 in Launceston.

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