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Red and Black for 2013

So with summer almost gone, and the Canberra trip fading fast, it is time for a catch up post on the news and events in Melbourne and architecture since the start of the year. Urban Sprawl infrastructure report released One … Continue reading

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The Case To Retain The Architects Registration Board of Victoria

In my previous post we saw the perspectives of the current chairman of the ARBV and the Victorian President of the Australian Institute of Architects in response to the State Government’s proposed abolition of the ARBV. As a contrast to … Continue reading

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A Red and Black investigation into the future of the Architects Registration Board of Victoria

On the 29th of November The Age newspaper reported on the abolition of the Victorian Building Commission and, almost as a footnote, The Architects Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV). Since then speculation and uncertainty has swept the architecture community who … Continue reading

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Linking into the future: Q+A with Nic Granleese

Recently I enjoyed a Saturday morning coffee with Nic Granleese, an architect, photographer and blogger who is breaking ground and blurring the boundaries of traditional architectural communication. As well as photographing the work of renowned architects such as Andrew Maynard … Continue reading

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Architect Registration Board to be abolished!

There has been a substantial shake up announced with how building professionals will be regulated in Victoria with the state government announcing the formation of the Victorian Building Authority. This new authority will replace the Architects Registration Board Victoria (ARBV), … Continue reading

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Ten reasons to use an architect for your next project

1.   Design skill The number one reason you should use an architect to design your next home or extension is that architects as a rule have very extensive building design skills. To become an architect in the first place, there … Continue reading

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