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Glass Art Design Architecture Cairns Regional Gallery

    Artist Talk with Charles Wright Wednesday, 12 Apr 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Cost: Free BOOK ONLINE Registrations close 13 Apr 2017 Visiting Artist & Curator Program Join Charles Wright, Glass Art Design Architecture exhibition artist and award winning architect of the Cairns Botanical Gardens Visitor Centre for a discussion about art,... read more...


Build to Last: Protecting the North

  Build to Last: Protecting the North initiative by the James Cook University Cyclone Testing Station, Suncorp and Green Cross Cyclones are a fact of life for residents of north Queensland and Suncorp has been helping the community manage for almost a century. On average, we know that cyclones will cost $632 million per year, and that this can only increase into the future. We must do a better job of protecting the community from... read more...


Tropical urbanism study recognised for planning excellence

  Tropical urbanism study recognised for planning excellence View this email in your browser Tropical urbanism study recognised for planning excellence Cairns Regional Council, along with a project team from Tract Consultants, Follent, Peddle Thorp, CA Architects and Total Projects Group Architects was successful in winning the Best Planning Ideas –... read more...


Cairns architecture: old, valuable and sometimes lost

Cairns architecture: old, valuable and sometimes lost   Cairns architecture: old, valuable and sometimes lost Designed in Cairns seminar Start 06 October 2016, 5:30pm End 06 October 2016, 7:30pm This Seminar This seminar is part of the Festival of Architecture for 2016. It examines a brief history of architecture in far north Queensland (including Indigenous architectural... read more...


Cairns Open House is on again: hosted by the Australian Institute of Architects FNQ chapter

The 2016 Festival of Architecture and Cairns Open House is on again from 5-9 October.    The 2016 Festival of Architecture and Cairns Open House is on again.  Open House is a high profile annual cultural event that raises awareness of the value of good design in cities across the world.  The very popular free public walk is on Sunday 9th October through parts of the CBD. This year’s theme is... read more...


Come and see a Sustainable House this Sunday 11th September.

      Come and see a Sustainable House in action this Sunday.  To have access to the house addresses you will need to officially register as a visitor online.  Once you login to your user profile you will be able to see the addresses listed on each house profile. Open times are 10am to 4pm. North Queensland properties are listed below: Cairns: Dalam Pokok Home at Redlynch Valley. Housing Type: Standalone House House Size: 136m2 Number of bedrooms: 2... read more...


Show a Sustainable House on Sunday 11th September. Still time to register.

        SUBMIT YOUR HOUSE      UPCYCLE YOUR KNOWLEDGE ON                SUSTAINABLE HOUSE DAY    Have you worked hard to make your house more sustainable? Do you have knowledge to share with your neighbours? Wish to help others reduce their footprint on the earth? Open your house for Sustainable House Day, Sunday 11th September 2016.  Invest in your neighbourhood by opening your home and sharing your passion and... read more...



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