A thought provoking interview with AMC undergraduate architect and UC SONA representative, Katina Vlandis, recently featured in the Canberra Times/SMH presenting a unique perspective of the industry in terms of gender equity and the merits of studying and working in Canberra. Great work Katina! View the article here.
Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Federal Minister for Local Government and Territories Fiona Nash officially opened the new Canberra Visitor Centre at Regatta Point on Friday. AMC incorporated a mix of traditional and digital information delivery into the design of the new centre to provide a fresh and memorable experience for visitors and locals alike. Read more about this project here.
Congratulations to AMC’s very own Dean McPherson, who was awarded the inaugural ACT Architectural Professional of the Year Prize at the 2016 AIA ACT Chapter Architecture Awards on Saturday. This award was introduced by the AIA to acknowledge an individual architect who has demonstrated exemplary skills in architectural practice. Amidst strong competition, the jury recognised Dean’s significant contribution to the profession through his project work, commitment to advocating the profession through his representation on a number of industry committees and mentoring of young professionals.
Congratulations to the AMC and SMI teams behind the Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers fitout, winner of the Commercial Fitout, Refurbishment or Alteration ($1m-$5m) category at the recent 2016 MBA Building Awards. A great result!
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AMC congratulates Goodwin Aged Care Services for its recent recognition in the “Age Friendly Community” category at the ACT Seniors Week Positive Ageing Awards at a gala event at the Belconnen Labor Club. Goodwin’s Day Clubs, including the Monash Seniors Day Club by AMC – part of the Monash Green Retirement Village, offer pick up and drop off services, light exercises, group outings, games as a s morning tea and a hot lunch – all within a vibrant and fun atmosphere. AMC appreciates the important role these Clubs play in mitigating social isolation and mobility challenges faced by many senior members of the community. Read more about the Monash Seniors Day Club here and the award here.
The Safe + Well Green Paper features the voices of representatives from Canberra’s Community and Private Sector as they unite around the issues surrounding ACT housing affordability crisis and was released to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week in October 2015. Director Alastair MacCallum contributed an engaging piece for this publication discussing the benefits and challenges facing adaptive reuse as a potential solution to tackle housing shortages and revitalising civic centres in Canberra. Read the full article here.