ACA introduces Australian Architects’ Mental Wellbeing Forum

The ACA has taken the lead in developing the Australian outfit of the Architects’ Mental Wellbeing Forum (AMWF), building on the success of the original UK-based AMWF. Managing and directing an architecture practice is often gruelling, frustrating and relentless. Low fees, poor procurement practices, long hours and an undervaluing of architecture in the wider community […]

Mim Design appoints inaugural director of architecture

Melbourne interior design and architecture practice Mim Design has announced the appointment of Luca Vezzosi to the newly created position of director of architecture.  The newly created position solidifies the firm’s holistic approach to design and supports its commitment to the seamless integration of architecture and interior design.  Italian-born Luca joins Mim Design following five […]

Architectus creates new national leader urban futures & resilience position

Leading Australian architecture and design firm, Architectus, has appointed Alexandra Lawlor to a newly created position of national leader urban futures & resilience. The new leadership role will see Lawlor focus on resilient design strategies for large-scale urban renewal and precinct projects, as well as lead the development and implementation of a national sustainability framework […]

Navigating the builder-architect relationship

Ray Brown explores the triumphs and pitfalls of the builder-architect relationship and offers strategies to ensure a successful collaboration. When I first began renovating my house on the Mornington Peninsula, I, like many other homeowners, was in denial of the number of headaches that were headed my way. Of course, I expected some project delays […]

The Architecture Lobby releases Graduate Student Kit

NSW Government seeks feedback on design and construction regulations