What will make the field more accessible—and more compelling—to a diversity of talent? How can we build the discipline we all deserve? (Rawpixel)

How can architects build the equitable discipline we deserve?

As the fall semester begins, how can architects and students work towards advancing a more equitable profession for the women, PoC, and disabled who have been marginalized or left behind by the system? By Jonathan Massey For those of us in schools of architecture, September is an...
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Head Back to School with the Building Technology Heritage Library

Explore the history of K-12 design with trade catalogs from the 19th and 20th centuries. By Katharine Keane Today, the design of schools and classrooms is anything but simple. The evolving technological and security demands of these projects notwithstanding, practitioners must...
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After an investigation in late 2016 revealed that a UC Berkley architecture professor had sexually harassed a graduate student, a campus-wide protest broke out calling for the administration to pay closer attention to the school's misconduct policies. (Courtesy The Daily Californian)

NCARB updates its ‘Model Rules of Conduct’ for practicing architecture

The rulebook is expected to serve as a starting point for U.S. licensing boards to navigate the complex world of workplace culture in 2018. By Sydney Franklin It’s no secret that architecture has long-been thought of as a profession in which suffering is integral to the work...
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The Importance of the Section in Architectural Representation and Practice

The importance of the section in architectural representation and practice fromPlug In City, ArchigramArchigram, Ângelo Bucci, Instituto Moreira Salles, and Clorindo Testa. by Julia Brant Architectural comprehension as a field deals with representation as a synthesis of varied...
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Celebrating Architecture: new film promotes diversity in architecture education and the profession at large

By Alexander Walter Nearly 94% of British architects are white, despite 14% of the UK population being of a black and minority ethnic background. […] Warren is featured […] in a new film due to premiere at the Royal College of Art (RCA) this month. Celebrating...
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The Architecture Fellowships to Explore | Architectural Digest

Graduates get one-of-a-kind hands-on experience while firms benefit from new perspectives Text by Janelle Zara Thomas A. Kligerman, a founding partner at architecture and interior design firm Ike Kligerman Barkley, has had a growing concern over the state of architecture. “There...
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5 Ways to Prepare for Architecture School Over the Summer

As a new class prepares to start their adventures in architecture this fall, here are some basic tips and tasks that will help incoming students in the fall. by Jack McManus This summer a brand new class of eager architectural hopefuls are preparing to start their lives in design...
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10 Design Podcasts You Should Download Right Now | Architectural Digest

That’s right, you can learn about design without pictures! Text by Samantha Weiss-Hills Design podcasts are an excellent way to get inspired on your commute or while lounging on a weekend morning. That’s right, design podcasts—there’s actually quite a lot you...
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‘In 2015 the Twentieth Century Society campaigned for No 1 Poultry, which was about to be mutilated, to be given listed status.’ Photograph: Historic England Archive

Postmodern architecture is making history – and about time | Catherine Croft

From industrial estates to housing estates, the listing of 17 PoMo buildings is an enlightened move. But what about brutalism, asks Catherine Croft, director of the Twentieth Century Society The listing of 17 postmodern buildings by Historic England is great news, even if the...
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MIT Press to Make Landmark Architecture Books Freely Accessible Online

The MIT Press is set to make at least 25 landmark out-of-date architecture books freely accessible, including works about Frank Lloyd Wright and Alberti. by Niall Patrick Walsh If you don’t have access to an architecture library (and even if you do), sifting through shelves...
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