Category Archives: Appointments

Karl Fender appointed AIA National President

Karl Fender, founding director of architectural practice Fender Katsalidis, has been appointed the Australian Institute of Architects’ 71st National President. His key priorities over the next 12 months include:

  • Sustainable communities, cities and architecture.
  • Furthering dialogue between the Federal Government and the profession on a range of issues and projects.
  • Establishing an Australian Government Architect position within the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
  • Planning Reform.
  • Championing an urbanist view of Australian cities.
  • Fostering relationships between the Institute and architecture community working in Australia and offshore.