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2020 AASA AGM

The AASA AGM was held on 22 – 23 September 2020. We had more than 30 member schools from Australia, and New Zealand attended the event.

Lyndsay Swan wins the AASA Student Logo Design Competition!

We are pleased to announce the winner of the AASA Student Logo Design Competition is Lyndsay Swan, a first-year Bachelor of Architecture student from the University of South Australia.

Webinar #5 “The Transition Back from Online Learning to Face to Face Learning”

Continuing with the AASA Webinar Series on Online Learning in Architecture, we are excited to announce the 5th and final webinar in the series titles: “The Transition Back from Online Learning to Face to Face Learning”.

Professor Naomi Stead receives a major fund from ARC Linkage Projects Scheme!

The AASA is delighted to announce that Professor Naomi Stead at Monash University has been awarded the ARC Linkage Projects Scheme for her research project, titled ‘Architectural Work Cultures: professional identity, education and wellbeing.’

Webinar #4 "The Impact of Online Learning on the Academic Institution"

Continuing with the AASA Webinar Series on Online Learning in Architecture, we are excited to announce the fourth webinar in the series, titled “The impact of Online Learning on the Academic Institution”.

Webinar #3 "Maintaining Studio Culture in Online Learning"

Continuing with the AASA Webinar Series on Online Learning in Architecture, we are excited to announce the third webinar in the series, titled: “Maintaining Studio Culture in Online Learning”.

Associate Professor Francesco Mancini wins AASA Digital Learning Research Grant 2020!

The AASA has received a total of five high-quality proposals from members for 2020 Digital Learning Research Grant. We are pleased to announce the winner is…

AASA Webinar Series

The AASA is running the Webinar Series “Online Learning in Architecture”, in which public webinars will be provided on various topics and challenges relevant to online learning methods.

Webinar #2 "Reviews, Site Visits and Student Perspectives – The Challenges of Online Learning in Architecture”

We are excited to announce the second webinar in the Online Learning in Architecture series – “Reviews, Site Visits and Student Perspectives – The Challenges of Online Learning in Architecture”.

Webinar #1 "What is Good Online Learning in Architecture?"

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, the AASA presented a one-hour Webinar on 3 April 2020 to assist staff of architecture programs in the current rush to online teaching.

Student Logo Design Competition: Extended Closing Date 1 August 2020

Due to COVID -19 we are extending the closing date for the AASA Student Logo Design competition to 1 August 2020.

e-learning

Covid-19 Crisis: Online learning resources

With Australian and New Zealand universities moving courses online due to the COVID-19 crisis, the AASA is playing a critical role in providing necessary resources and platforms for online learning with members.

Architectural Education and the Profession report

The AACA is pleased to announce the release of the Architectural Education and the Profession report.

AGM update

Early in October the AASA held its Annual General Meeting/Heads of school meeting at Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland.

Transformations: Equity in Action

Parlour and the University of Melbourne present two days of lively, incisive and necessary exchange on gender equity in the built environment professions. 14-15 November 2019.

Group photo of finalists and Head of School

Dr Karamia Muller wins AASA Education Prize for Early Career Academics

The Education Prize is a new initiative of the AASA, designed to support academics at member universities to gain recognition through a peer-reviewed competition. In 2019, this was focused upon demonstration of excellence in design studio pedagogy.

AASA education prize

2019 Education Prize winners announced

5 finalists have been selected for the inaugural 2019 AASA Education Prize for Early Career Academics.

ACSA

ASCA affiliation!

The AASA has joined the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ASCA) as an International Affiliate Member.

2019 Digital Learning Research Grant - winner announced

The AASA has received a total of four high quality proposals from members for 2019 Digital Learning Research Grant and is pleased to announce the grant will be awarded to…

Parlour Sponsorship

The AASA is pleased to announce our sponsorship to Parlour for the next 3 years (2019 – 2021). Parlour is a research-based advocacy organisation working to improve fender equity in architecture and the built environment professions.

AACA

Major study into architectural education and the profession

A major study of Architectural Education and the Profession in Australia and New Zealand is being led by the AACA with the support of all architectural stakeholder organisations in Australia and New Zealand, including the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.

There is a consensus among universities that e-Learning has become an increasingly important tool for teachers and students in architectural education. The exponential growth of e-Learning makes it important that learning should happen at greater pace and depth.

DAP_r (Design and Architecture Practice Research) was an inter-institutional research project examining and mobilising a practice-based approach to doctoral research and training in design and architecture.

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