Why Architects are Stuck at Bottom of Construction Pay Scale
With around $218.4 billion worth of work having been done on the construction of houses, commercial buildings and civil infrastructure over the year to March, Australia’s...
Is Timber Really Cheaper?
Ever since Lend Lease built its Forte apartment complex in 2012 using cross laminated timber (CLT), the use of wood and especially engineered wood/mass wood products...
Architectural Staff Continue to Enjoy Good Times
Architects continue to enjoy relatively strong employment conditions for now despite a downturn in the residential market.
Architects Must be Dynamite on Copyright Protection
In early 2000 and late 2001, Victorian based Barnett Property Group opened two display homes in the Melbourne outer eastern suburbs of Beaconsfield and Rowville respectively...
Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health
“I was waiting for an email response from the guy..."
Architects Can Drive Value Through Human Engineering
Architects and engineers may be short-changing themselves and allowing others to underestimate their work by not focusing on human engineering. By all means, the architectural...
Architecture Firms Must Stamp Out Sexual Harassment
According to the survey – which covered participants from Australia/New Zealand, the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom – a shocking one in seven (14...
Canadian Architecture Needs a National Policy
An architecture policy sets an aspirational goal for what we value about the built environment, and helps create a framework for that contribution to culture. The...
Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge
For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.
US Congress Approves Funding for Architecture Education
The labor shortage currently plaguing the American construction industry might see relief in coming years.
The RAIC Announces Recipients of 2018 Honorary Fellowships
French architect Odile Decq, Burkina Faso’s Diébédo Francis Kéré, and American architects John Sorrenti and William J. Stanley III are the proud recipients of 2018 Honorary...