Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

12 March 2024

In an era where corporate accountability is paramount, practices increasingly recognise the importance of integrating Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into their operations. Alicia Brown from New Doors has developed a new guide on CSR for architects, highlighting key details for six CSR programs.

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Building Co-design Skills

4 October 2023

Can you confidently articulate how your architectural process embraces co-design? The concept has been around for a while, but it’s only lately that it has become a key part of the selection criteria or as an opportunity to provide a value-add in the procurement of public works projects. Alicia Brown from New Doors explores the challenges and benefits of co-design.

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Careers: Samantha Rich

14 September 2022

CareerTrackers placements with Lendlease and SJB gave Samantha Rich valuable real-world experience, feedback and skills she could immediately draw upon when she left university.

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4 July 2022

Emma Brain shares insights about the CareerTrackers program, with interviews with University Program Director Sharon Hiserman and Alumni Program Manager and former participant Darcee Duroux.

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Housing Displaced Residents

27 February 2020

Peter Johns recalls the project to provide temporary housing at Kinglake following the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, and reflects on lessons learned and how the profession might be effectively involved in the current recovery.

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Tips for Pro Bono Work

10 February 2020

Dunn and Hillam Director Lee Hillam shares her experiences and tips about incorporating pro bono work into practice in a sustainable way.

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The Benefits of Giving Back

4 September 2019

Improving the built environment of communities in need does not have to be an all or nothing proposition, says Leeanne Marshall, who presents a variety of ways to make an impact, both big and small.

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The Social Conscience of Architecture

30 August 2019

Robert Goodliffe recently spoke at an ACA – Vic/Tas event on the importance of social responsibility in architecture, revealing how a holistic approach can build culture internally and provide a resilient business model.

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