Beware the Nibble

Negotiation - Beware the Nibble

28 October 2016

One of the least ethical negotiation tactics clients can use is the nibble. Design fee consultant Ian Motley explains what it is and how to strategise to achieve a good outcome for all.

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Knowledge Futures

Knowledge Futures: Future Proofing the Architectural Firm.

10 November 2016

Do we want a downstream future or an upstream one? The choice is ours, and the consequences are far-reaching. Peter Raisbeck outlines two scenarios.

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Know your employment contract

Know Your Employment Contract

25 October 2016

Michael Corrigan reminds practices of key considerations. 

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Catherine Townsend

Welcome Catherine Townsend, new president of the AACA

24 October 2016

The ACA welcomes the appointment of Catherine Townsend as President of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. 

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ACIF Nov 2016 forecasts

ACIF Forecasts - November 2016

10 November 2016

ACIF has released is Construction Industry Forecast for November 2016.

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ACA President's Cocktail Party

ACA - WA President's Cocktail Party

8 November 2016

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ACA SA November 2016

ACA - SA November 2016

10 November 2016

Advocacy and action continues apace in South Australia.

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Fee proposal

ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops

23 October 2016

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops around Australia in November. 

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ACA Business Toolbox
Where to from here
ACA Insight Download

ACA Insight - Download!

31 August 2016

Continue learning after the ACA Insight National Webinars – download the presentations here. 

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QUT Site Tour

QUT Creative Industries Site Tour

8 November 2016

Join ACA – Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 – QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2. 

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Why Still Charge by the Hour?

Architecture and Design Fees: Why Hourly Rates?

8 October 2016

The value of a company today is based on ideas rather than assets or staff numbers, so why do architects still charge by the hour? Ceilidh Higgins explores the possibilities for non-traditional fee structures.

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Business Conditions Survey Findings

10 November 2016

Management by Design records a positive outlook in the recent survey.

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