The Architecture Drilldown - Knowledge is Power - Issue #13

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On this International Women's Day, it's a mixed bag of news about overworked staff, under-utilised wo
 
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The Architecture Drilldown - Knowledge is Power
On this International Women’s Day, it’s a mixed bag of news about overworked staff, under-utilised women, men and women taking home some major prizes, and an analysis of what last week’s VCAT Lacrosse fire decision means for architects. There’s also some great new research - discussions and findings - to incorporate into your practice comms.
Did you see anything we missed? If so, please jump on Twitter and add it to today’s Tweet…

So, what’s of international interest this week?
Sheila O’Donnell named Architect of the Year in 2019 Women In Architecture awards
Arata Isozaki wins 2019 Pritzker Prize
Here's an interesting Twitter debate: "An AJ survey reveals practices are forcing architects to opt-out of rights to work no more than 48 hours a week. How should the RIBA respond?"
Study finds young homeowners and renters value sustainable design: Eurocell whitepaper
2019 to be a record-breaking year for tall buildings in London
UNStudio Designs 'World's Smartest Neighborhood' in the Netherlands
WeWork set to disrupt education next with nature-focused school
How Zena Howard Uses Design to Help Cities Heal
C.F. Møller Architects Completes Sweden's Tallest Timber Building
Right-o, what’s happening on the national / federal front?
The one article you should read this week: Research in large Australian practices: A roundtable discussion
Lacrosse fire ruling sends shudders through building industry consultants and governments
Energy efficiency move a good start: Renew
Four Australian universities ranked among world's Top 50 architecture schools for 2019
Drilling down further – what’s news across the states?
New South Wales
Alternative proposal for Sydney’s contested Waterloo housing estate
Student accommodation tower approved for Redfern’s The Block, despite opposition
Finally! Sydney light rail Randwick to Circular Quay line set to open to passengers
NSW election: Allianz Stadium demolition to continue after court lifts ban stadium plan
Woods Bagot selected to design luxury Sydney hotel
Heritage Eveleigh train workshop to become commercial hub
A country practice: Regional Design Service
Western Australia
Trading electricity across the grid using blockchain comes to Fremantle, with water to follow
Curtin University unveils $60m Hames Sharley plan to modernise library
Northern Territory
TCL, Troppo to masterplan Darwin’s Civic and State Square precinct
International Women's Day musings...
Are flexible working arrangements the key to a more equitable workplace, or a gateway to casualization?
Better together: The architecture of women in collaboration
RIBA hits the wrong note: drops International Women’s Day cookery class after backlash
What upcoming events should I put in my diary?
Editor's picks: Highlights of 2019 Melbourne Design Week
Win two free tickets to GBCA's Transform
Green Building Days, various cities, 2019: Green Building Council Australia
For the love of drawing...
60 best residential axonometric drawings
Armchair (or actual?) travel…
Xi’an Maike Center's Bookstore: IKEGAI & Bros
Inspiration or Archi-porn? You decide…
The definitive works of 2019 Pritzker prize winner Arata Isozaki
A selection of the best Instagram photos from Arata Isozaki's work
Sounds Like Design’s Marketing and Communications tip of the week…
Are you unsure about branding? Need some help with visual and overall identity? This whitepaper offers succinct advice about tuning up your corporate image
THANKS for reading
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