Research partnerships

The ACA is very pleased to partner with other organisations and institutions on research projects that seek to understand and improve the profession.


2001–2021 Parlour Census Report Analysis

16 October 2023

The latest Parlour Census Report: Gender & Diversity in Australian Architecture is a massive undertaking. It tracks 20 years of progress – some fast, some slow. The ACA is proud to support this important research. Download the full or summary reports, or read the condensed key findings here.

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Wellbeing of Architects project – new insights

31 May 2023

The Wellbeing of Architects project has released its major report on a series of focus groups conducted between May and June 2022 with nearly 70 people working in the architecture profession in Australia. The focus groups identified a wide range of complex issues and discussed solutions and ways forward.

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Graduate Employability Survey Results

25 May 2023

Griffith University researcher Sebastian Smith unpacks the results of the recent Graduate Employability Survey, outlining interesting perspectives on Work-Integrated Learning and Student/Graduate Employability.

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Wellbeing of Architects follow-up survey 2023

2 May 2023

Improving mental wellbeing in practice is fundamental to the future of the profession. The ACA is proud to once again support the Wellbeing of Architects research project and encourages all to participate in this important follow-up survey on work-related wellbeing. So, take part, share your experiences, and assist with this important research.

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ACA delighted to support Monash Mental Wellbeing Research project

25 May 2020

The ACA is proud to support the new research project Architectural Work Cultures: professional identity, education and wellbeing, led by Professor Naomi Stead of Monash University.

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Architectural Education and the Profession

17 December 2019

The ACA welcomes the release of the Architectural Education and the Profession in Australia and New Zealand, and looks forward to putting the knowledge to work and collaborating on future research.

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