Practice Convention serves as a “catapult of minds” on matters concerning architectural practice in Singapore and in the global arena. It will be an opportunity for members and architects to revisit, explore, debate, share and exchange their experiences and to engage the general memberships, especially smaller practices in addressing issues affecting the practice of architecture such as services procurement, contract administration, project management, code of ethics, globalisation and business development .
Since its inception in 2009, this year’s Practice Convention is in its 5th year.
|2009||The Way Forward focused on services procurement, contract administration, project management, code of ethics, globalisation and business development|
|2010||Towards A Sustainable Practice focused on 4 major Knowledge Base / Core Competencies R&D / Services Diversification & Specialisation, Business Development and Tools & Technology|
|2011||Embracing New Frontiers. The theme was mooted in view of the ever changing building
industry and the new challenges that practices are facing
|2012||An Integrated Approach. The theme was mooted in view of SIA-ACES partnership approach in organising the Convention The focus was on the fundamental changes that affect the practice of the architectural and engineering fraternity.|
|2013||Leadership in Architectural Practice. The theme ‘Leadership in Architectural Practice’ has
been selected to encourage the architectural fraternity to delve deep into inventive spirit in order to re-evaluate, re-think, re-direct and re-energise the architectural profession
Practice Convention 2014 Organising Committee
|Chairman||Kuan Chee Yung|
Cheong Yew Kee