We really need to develop new models of architecture in Australia that recognises the need for equity, difference and new ways of thinking about architectural advocacy and public engagement. The old way is no longer working and is killing the profession. I am up for it.
The design studio cult of overwork, underpaying staff, long hours, bidding for low fees, should not be a part of the culture of newly emerging practices.
Are the universities ripping the architectures schools of? Sure, the 18-20 architecture schools across the country are not the most significant revenue spinners for the
Some architects still think a digital strategy is about getting onto Instagram.
So, you need to walk through it in your mind and not in your computer.
only through engagement with politics, intersectionality, real urban life and indeed civil disobedience will architects start to regain ground.