Posts by Susie Ashworth
Madhavi Desai reflects on her feminist awakening, the founding of the Women Architects Forum and the importance of writing the women architects of India into the history books.
Collective Architecture’s Jude Barber discusses the value of experimentation and diverse work, the benefits of employee ownership, and the need for us all to hear the Voices of Experience.
Renowned UK writer, researcher, educator and unapologetic activist Jos Boys takes us on a journey from Covent Garden squatting to Matrix and The DisOrdinary Architecture Project.
Susie Ashworth May 5th, 2020
How are architectural practices supporting the health and wellbeing of their people? Susie Ashworth highlights the best tips and advice from the recent ACA Pulse Check no 2 survey.
Susie Ashworth April 13th, 2020
Resources on remote working are not thin on the ground, but it’s sometimes difficult to sort the gems from the dross. The following websites and articles are some of the best sources we’ve found.
Susie Ashworth March 30th, 2020
As we face the challenges ahead, maintaining your mental wellbeing is critical. This useful list includes tips, reminders and strategies to help maintain positive mental health during this difficult time.
London-based architect Alison Brooks discusses her early career, professional recognition, urban housing, the challenge of balancing work and motherhood, and the future of architecture.
Julie Eizenberg joined Justine Clark to reflect on inspirational teachers, the creative potential of being an outsider, and the critical role of architecture as a social medium.
Dirk van den Heuvel and Naomi Stead discuss the significance of sexual identity, diversity and inclusion policies, and the importance of challenging limiting ideas of architecture and design.
Susie Ashworth talks with Melonie Bayl-Smith about transferable skills, what tough times can teach us, and the power of saying no...
Professor Flora Samuel discusses writing and research in architecture, fostering research culture within practice, and making institutions more diverse and relevant.
Yasmeen Lari speaks of life as Pakistan’s first woman architect, how the role of the architect needs to change, and the joy that comes from humanitarian work.