Rise of the 20-minute neighbourhood

The ability to work, live and play all within 20 minutes’ reach is the new gold standard. In planning circles, it’s a concept known as the 20-minute neighbourhood, and it has surged in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The rise of the 20-minute neighbourhood has come from people’s desire to return to living locally and […]

Woods Bagot designs office layouts for workplaces post-coronavirus

Woods Bagot has designed four workplace templates that merge working from home and office life during and post coronavirus restrictions. The Working from Home, Working from Work project was designed to “help clients restore business productivity with long term, sustainable solutions”. The templates move beyond health and safety to encourage collaboration and creativity during and […]

ACA’s third pulse check reveals “widespread concern about the pipeline of work”

The Association of Consulting Architects Australia’s (ACA) third pulse check reveals architecture practices’ continuing concerns about the work pipeline disruptions caused by COVID-19 and uncertainty about transitioning back to offices. Pulse check No. 3 builds on the knowledge developed through the pulse check surveys No. 1 and No. 2 to inform the ACA’s advocacy and […]

Take the ACA’s third ‘pulse check’

The Association of Consulting Architects Australia’s (ACA) third ‘pulse check’ continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on the architecture industry,  increasing knowledge of what is needed to ensure a robust future for architectural practices. The ACA’s second ‘pulse check’, conducted at the end of March, revealed that 89 per cent of respondents had had […]

COVID-19 will further separate the talented from the “cookie cutter” says Jackie Johnston

The A&D community + coronavirus, May 15