Are Architects Being Valued Enough?
In any profession, those involved must work diligently to ensure their profession maintains adequate levels of respect and value in the eyes of both the clientele...
AIA Announces 2015/16 ‘Droga Architects in Residence’
Three diverse international architects will participate in the Australian Institute of Architects’ Droga Architect in Residence 2015/16 program.
Leadership Change at the Australian Institute of Architects
The Australian Institute of Architects has announced that after careful consideration, David Parken has concluded that it is time for a leadership change in the CEO...
Better Apartments Paper: Are We Being Set Up to Fail?
In May, the Better Apartments discussion paper for better apartment design was released by the Victorian Government’s Minister for Planning.
Architects’ Impact on Australia’s Affordable Housing Crisis
Australia has one of the world’s least affordable housing markets. Australian housing prices rose 10 per cent in the last financial year, 2013/2014, according to Dr....
Can the Architectural Competition Be Revived?
A panel of experts debated the role and relevance of architectural competitions at the Competing Ideas event recently.
Architecture Survey Reveals Rise in Discrimination
The results from the Architects’ Journal (AJ) Women in Architecture survey show increasing concerns over pay gaps, discrimination and bullying for women in the architecture profession.
Architecture Profession Gets a New Leader
The architecture profession in Australia has a new leader following the appointment of a new president to the sector’s leading industry body.
Perth Arena Marks Birthday With Award Win
Those who criticised the cost and design of the abstract blue Perth Arena will be dumbfounded that the building has won two prestigious architecture awards.