The Shearer’s Quarters, John Wardle Architects

The Shearer’s Quarters, John Wardle Architects
photo Trevor Mein

What's on

around the country

2017 National Architecture Conference
PRAXIS: Process. Propositions. Production
4 – 6 May 2017, Sydney

NSS1: The Anatomy of a Leak
7, 9, 22 March 2017

Corporate partners

The Australian Institute of Architects’ corporate partners provide valued programs to the architectural profession. These programs deliver a range of benefits, including diverse continuing-education opportunities and inspiration for the next generation of architects. The Institute sincerely welcomes the support, knowledge and expertise that our corporate partner community provides.

Principal Corporate Partner
Colorbond and Bluescope

BlueScope Steel is the leading steel company in Australia and New Zealand, supplying a large percentage of all flat steel products sold in these markets. The company's products are an integral part of people's everyday lives - being vital components in housing, landmark buildings and structures, and popular makes of cars - just to name a few. BlueScope Steel’s industry leading brands, COLORBOND®, ZINCALUME® and GALVASPAN® steel continue to play a key role in Australian architecture. The attributes that have built these brands, such as world class quality, durability, technical backup and support will continue to encourage innovation and inspire confidence by assisting to minimise risks in the construction process. BlueScope Steel values the continued support of architects as we take these brands into the future.

Supporting Corporate Partners

Dulux Australia has been supplying architects and specifiers quality coatings since 1918. From Decorative to Powder and Protective Coatings, to Texture and Timber finishes, Dulux offers a wide range of colours in high performance coatings. Dulux World of Colour brings an extensive range of inspirational colours together for designers, architects and specifiers, offering a whole new world of possibilities. With over 4600 colours to choose from, and with the release of 245 new colours, Dulux World of Colour helps make architects colour selection process easier.

Bondor is Australia’s leader in complete thermal building solutions and lightweight architectural panels. In over 55 years of operation in Australia, Bondor has manufactured in excess of 100 million m2 and installed in excess of 65 million m2 of insulated panel. Associated business HH Robertson also offers a range of architectural facade systems. More than just the leading manufacturer of insulated panels, Bondor’s unrivalled installation and construction experience ensures practical, effective design solutions. Bondor is the only manufacturer, distributor and installer of EPS cored panel, Factory Mutual Approved PIR cored panel and Factory Mutual Approved mineral fibre cored panel.

AWS designs, tests, extrudes, finishes and supplies the components which make up an aluminium window and door system under the Vantage and Elevate™ brands. AWS are Australia’s leading range of high performance and thermally broken aluminium window and door systems, which are manufactured through an Australian wide network of fabricators. AWS prides themselves on providing locally designed aluminium window and door suites for residential and commercial applications. By continually evolving and designing, AWS constantly maintains their reputation as leaders in the development and supply of high performance aluminium window and doors.


For over 30 years Diversified Communications has built a reputation for delivering truly unique exhibition and events designed to excite and innovate. Since its foundation, in 1982, Diversified Communications has continued to grow through global show launches, event acquisitions and solid organic growth. Leading the way in this ever expanding industry, Diversified own and run more that 30 of Australia’s premier industry-specific trade and consumer events, including designEX, DesignBUILD and Grand Designs Live. Their portfolio of architectural, design and building events allows the industry to showcase the latest product innovations and trends, while gathering together the most progressive talent and sharing industry knowledge and insight.


Multi-Program Sponsors
Wood Solutions  Smeg
 Building Information Modelling (BIM) Partner

GRAPHISOFT Australia is the exclusive distributor of the world’s leading 3D design and documentation solution ARCHICAD®, developed over 30 years ago. With ARCHICAD, architects can explore design ideas with full confidence, knowing that every detail is being captured and all documents are synchronised. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, and the world’s first, real-time BIM collaboration environment, BIMx Docs with Hyper-Model Capability for mobile devices.  ARCHICAD® is the most advanced architectural design software on the market today, working for you from the first line in the initial sketch to the very last detail of construction documentation.  Since the end of the 2015, GRAPHISOFT Australia is now part of Central Innovation Group.

Partner with the Australian Institute of Architects


The Australian Institute of Architects has a long history of raising and servicing sponsorship agreements with the profession’s supporters. The Institute seeks to establish partnerships with like-minded organisations to support and develop the profession of architecture on a long-term basis.

For further information about partnership opportunities, contact:

Miranda Grace
National Partnerships Manager
p (03) 8620 3833

Media Partner

Architecture Media