SIA Getz Architecture Prize

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, Singapore - An international Jury Panel, comprising renowned architects from Asia and beyond, has selected Professor Ar Jimmy Lim Cheok Siang from the Malaysianbased architectural firm, Jimmy Lim Design, as the Prize Laureate for the 2012 SIA-Getz Architecture Prize for Emergent Architecture in Asia. Professor Lim is the fourth recipient of the prestigious Award which is presented biennially by the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) and supported by Getz Bros & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Professor Jimmy Lim will be presented with the Prize Medallion by Mr Winy Maas, the Co-Founding Director of MVRDV, at an Award Ceremony to be held at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel, Singapore, on 17 October 2012. The Award comes with a cash prize of US$20,000.

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SIA-ACES DESIGN FOR SAFETY COORDINATOR (DfSC) COURS E 2013 (3rd Run)

Date: 14 & 15 May 2013
Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Lunch:  12.00 noon to 1.00 pm (not provided)
2 Tea Breaks: 10.15 am to 10.30 am and 3.15 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: 79 Neil Road, Singapore 088904, SIA Theatrette Level 1

 
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The Architectural Practice Course 2013

The Architectural Practice Course (APC) aims to prepare and equip candidates for the Professional Practice Examination (PPE). It is a mandatory training programme for candidates enrolling for the Board of Architect’s PPE.

The curriculum is specifically planned and designed to integrate theoretical principles with practice knowledge. The syllabus is based on across between the current PPE syllabus and the tutors’ real life experience and knowledge.

The course comprises twenty-eight evening classes and is run on weekly basis with a total duration of 70 hours. The candidates are required to attend all the sessions as each session is designed to prepare and equip them for the PPE.

While APC is customised mainly for PPE candidates, it is also useful and suitable for architects who wish to update and refresh themselves on the latest development in professional knowledge.

The Institute is WDA’s Approved Training Organization (ATO) since Year 2011 under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification System (WSQ) to deliver stipulated training and/or assessment services as well as funding for WDA participants. WSQ-SIA APC is one of the courses which are accredited by WSQ and the Institute has successfully completed its 1st cohort in 2010, 2nd cohort in 2011 and 3rd cohort in 2012.

 

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51st SIA Annual Dinner



Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) celebrated its 51st Annual Dinner on 18 May 2012 at Resort World Sentosa. SIA is honored to have Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development as the Guest-of-Honor for the dinner.

The highlights of the dinner include an awards presentation ceremony to recipients of the SIA ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AWARDS, SIA STUDENT AWARDS, Conferment of FELLOW AND FELLOW (LIFE) members and introduction of SIA COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR COUNCIL YEAR 2012/2013.

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