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National Architecture Awards Jury Announced

Architecture Award contenders, meet the people who will be deciding your fate this year.

National Architecture Awards Jury Announced


May 19th, 2011

The Australian Institute of Architects has revealed the jury for this year’s National Architecture Awards.

Heading up the judging panel will be Karl Fender (pictured above), National President of the Australian Institute of Architects and founding director of Fender Katsalidis, the firm behind such iconic landmarks as Melbourne’s Eureka Tower.

Fender will be joined by Melbourne-based architect and academic Mel Dodd, member of art and architecture collective MUF and Associate Professor and Program Director in Architecture at RMIT University.


Lending his expertise will be Phillip Folent, Queensland Government Architect and Founding Head of the Soheil Abedian School of Architecture at Bond University.


Leanne Tritton, founder of PR and communications agency ING MEDIA will join the panel, contributing her client experience with a range of high profile architecture and design firms.


Associate Director of Sydney’s Conybeare Morrison, Richard Nugent, joins the jury with 30 years of experience in architecture and urban design, both in practice and teaching.


Award presentations for each individual state will take place throughout June and July, with the final national announcement to be made on 3 November at Tasmania’s MONA gallery.

Stay tuned to Indesignlive for the winners announcements and more news in the lead-up to this most anticipated event.

Australian Institute of Architects

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