2019 NSW Regional Architecture Conference

What's on

New South Wales Events & Awards

The Institute's NSW Chapter manages a regular program of events, awards, continued professional development (CPD) and public programs throughout the year. For upcoming events please view our events calendar below. 

To keep up to date with the NSW Chapter news and upcoming events simply subscribe to our fortnightly ENews by forwarding your name and email to nsw@architecture.com.au

NSW Architecture Awards and Prizes 
The NSW Architecture Awards are judged each Autumn, with Newcastle winners announced in March and NSW winners announced each July before the National Architecture Awards. NSW Student Architecture Awards are awarded annually and recognise the best projects and emerging architectural talent from the four major schools of architecture in NSW.
Prizes are also appointed to promote the design and professional excellence of members, both to the membership and the wider public.
For an overview of the NSW Chapter and affiliated programs please click here.


NSW Events Calendar




Place CPD points
SONA 3–4 AUG SuperStudio NSW USyd
EmAGN 6 AUG Pathways to registration Tusculum
CPD 15 AUG Talks + Workshop I Timber Renaissance USyd 6
Talk 13 AUG Procurement for good design Rex Centre
Talk 21 AUG EAP Tour – Monique Woodward Rex Centre
CPD 29 AUG Getting awards-ready Tusculum 3
CPD 12 SEP Procurement for projects Tusculum 3
Conference 8–10 OCT Regional Conference and Country Division Awards Night
Byron Bay Hinterland TBC
Talk 21 OCT A S Hook Memorial Address – Gold Medal Tour


Our core professional and cultural programs are listed below. To find out more please click on the relevant links. All upcoming events are listed in the events calendar above.

Regional Newcastle & Country Events 
Our Newcastle and Country Divisions run a regular program of events outside of the Sydney Metro area, including the Newcastle and Country Division Awards.

Tusculum Talks 
This regular talks program engages with a range of topics and speakers from the fields of architecture, urban design, and related creative disciplines. It aims to provide a link to current debate, policy and creative ideas in architectural practice, and are open for both members and non-members to attend.

Architecture on Show 
A free public talks program developed in collaboration with local councils in Sydney and curated by Institute members. Talks usually engage local speakers or those working on projects affecting the local community.

2018 Mentoring Program 
2018 NSW Mentoring Program Information Pack.This program pairs architects at different points in their career to provide support, guidance, and a setting in which to cultivate ideas and aspirations.  If you are interested in participating as a Mentee or Mentor please click here and complete application form.

EmAGN - Emerging Architect and Graduate events 
The NSW Emerging Architects and Graduates Network (EmAGN) run a regular program of talks, tours and networking events.