Useful Links and Resources

Online resources to help you in study and practice...

Useful Links

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Architecture Websites - Australia

Architecture Australia -
Architectureau - - projects features in Architecture Australia and Houses Magazine (above)
Artichoke -
Butter Paper - - Melbourne Architecture
Houses -

    Architecture Websites - International

    Arch Daily -
    Architects Journal -
    Architectural Record -
    Architectural Review -
    Architizer - - A database including the work of over 40,000 architecture firms.
    Architectural Digest -
    Architecture AU -
    Dwell -
    Icon -
    The Spaces -
    Think | Architect -
    Wallpaper -

    Design Websites- General

    For great student work or unbuilt work...
    Koozarch -
    Presidents Medal -
    Beebreeders Competition Results -

    Architects - Major Australian

    Bates Smart -
    Denton Corker Marhall -
    Glenn Murcutt/ Neeson Murcutt Architects -
    John Wardle Architects -
    Peddle Thorp Architects -
    Peter Stuchbury Architecture -
    Philip Cox -
    Sean Godsell Architects -
    Wolf Architects -
    Woods Bagot -

    Architects - Major International

    Foster + Partners -
    Herzon + De Meuron -
    Grimshaw Architects -
    Tadao Ando -


    Architecture Communications Examples

    Divisare -
    RNDRD -
    Socks -
    Atlas of Places -
    Ignant -
    Issuu (portfolios) -

    Open Source Images


    Adobe Colour Wheel -


    Adobe Creative Suite (Students and teachers) -
    AutoCAD (Free trial for studentsl) -
    Rhinocerous (Trail for students and teachers) -
    Sketchup (Free for personal) -

    Materials + Products (Australia)

    Looking to specify some materials? Here’s a starting point for some of the big suppliers in Australia.

    General Product Resources

    Archiexpo -
    Architecture and Design (powered by Infolink) -
    Architonic -

    General Product Resources

    Alpolic - Aluminium composite panel sheeting -
    Alucobond Architectural - Aluminium façade products -
    Boral - Bricks, blocks, masonry, concrete products -
    Colorbond Steel - Roof Cladding -
    Concrete Masonry Association of Australia (CMAA) -
    Corten - Weatheresd steel cladding -
    James Hardie - Cement Building Products -
    National Precast - Precast concrete -
    Scyon - Wall Claddings -
    Stegbar - Doors, windows, glass, showers, balustrades -

    External Finishes

    Dulux - Paint -
    Rockcote - Textured finishes -

    Internal Finishes

    Caroma - Bathrooms -
    Interface - Carpet -
    Laminex - Benchtops, panels etc -
    Reece - Bathrooms, kitchens -

    Professional Practice

    Project Management (Australia)

    Acumen - Practice advice for architects (Australia)

    Regulations and Guidelines (Australia)

    These may be available through University libraries.
    Australian Standards (AS) - Sai Global database
    National Construction Code (NCC) - Australia

    Organizations (Australia)

    Registration Boards (Australia)

    List of accredited universities - Australian Accredited Qualifications
    Management of Australian Registration process - Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA)
    ACT - Australian Capital Territory Architects Board - Architects Act 2004 (ACT)
    New South Wales - NSW Architects Registration Board - Architects Act 2003 (NSW)
    Northern Territory - Northern Territory Architects Board - Architects Act 1963 (NT)
    Queensland - Board of Architects of Queensland - Architects Act 2002 (QLD)
    South Australia - The Architectural Practice Board of South Australia - Architectural Practice ACT 2009 (SA)
    Tasmania - Board of Architects of Tasmania - Architects Act 1929 (TAS)
    Victoria - Architects Registration Board of Victoria - Architects Act 1991 (VIC)
    Western Australia - Architects Board of Western Australia - Architects Act 2004 (WA)

    Registration Boards (International)

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