John Gamble - Lecturer: Small Design Practice UNSW
Alvar Aalto - Inclusive Formal Structures: An Analysis JG1602
In 2008/2009 John Gamble held a Visiting Researcher position in the Aalto Foundation in Helsinki, Finland, and in 2014 completed a PhD titled ‘Alvar Aalto: Formal structure and a methodical development of an inclusive architecture’. In this talk, John explores this thesis using a project completed by Alvar Aalto in the Finnish town of Jyvaskyla.
Jim Doyle - Doyles Construction Lawyers
Introduction to the Simple Works Contract - ABIC SW H NSW May 2015 JD1605
This course provides an introduction to the selection and usage of the ABIC SW H NSW Contract. Variations of the same contract are used in other states & territories in Australia,
Jim Doyle, Principal of Doyles Construction Lawyers introduces the sections and provides an overview as to their intent. He then deals with the completion of the Schedules.
In addition to the overall contract itself, Jim discusses the new inclusion in the contract of payment based on stage completion, removing the old provision of payment by progress claim.
This course is oriented towards the first time user of this contract and it is recommended that the contract document itself is referred to directly during the presentation. To purchase the ABIC SW Contract, please contact the MBA or AIA. This course will also be helpful for your clients & building owners, considering use of this contract.
Peter Tonkin - Architect
Three memorials PT0517
Recorded live in the offices of Tonkin Zulaika Greer, Peter Tonkin describes the intricate process of the design of meaningful commemorative artworks. He presents three well-known memorials, designed by his firm, TZG. All three commissions were won in design competitions and were designed in collaboration with prominent Australian artists. The fine points of memorial design are revealed as Peter describes the collaborative design process, the design competition process, construction issues and the satisfaction of the final memorial opening ceremony.
Brent Clark - CEO Wattblock
Retrofitting Multi-unit Dwellings for Energy Efficiency BC1603
Coinciding with the current requirements for BCA compliance upgrades of existing multi-unit residential buildings, Brent Clark, through the work of his company Wattblock, examines the very real opportunities to provide energy efficiency savings through the installation of smart metering, lighting, HVAC and other electrical intensive measures. This talk provides a good understanding of the cost and how to get help to implement such measures.