Architects seek to shape our cities and our buildings, work to assist clients realise their building/home dreams, creating beautiful, tangible built form outcomes. This work is complex, multifaceted and challenging and expectations are high.
Running and directing an architectural practice is gruelling, no matter how big or small your architectural practice may be; most architects would agree it’s common to experience ‘overload’ which can sometimes lead to loss of wellbeing.
In alignment with Mental Health Week 2019, ArchiTeam would like to shine a light on architect and practice wellbeing, exploring the industry demands architects are met with, and the impacts these demands may have on our architects, their staff and their families.
ARCHITECT’S WELLBEING PRESENTERS:
Cath Corcora, Psychologist
Andy Wright, Never Not Creative
Sarah Backhouse, PhD candidate, Architect, Researcher, Wellbeing Practitioner
There will also be a panel discussion which will include speakers drawing from their experiences in small practice, academia and activism to propose concrete ways to redefine success for the ongoing sustainability of the architecture profession.
This is an exciting event co-hosted by ArchiTeam, the Association of Consulting Architects and Archlobby, and features special guest Adam Nathaniel Furman from the UK.
PANEL DISCUSSION PRESENTERS:
Adam Furman, Adam Nathaniel Furman
Peter Raisbeck, Melbourne School of Design
Kirby Roper, Kirby Roper Architects and on behalf of the ACA
Isabella Peppard-Clark, Clark Hopkins Clarke and on behalf of Archlobby
Warwick Mihaly, host
DATE AND TIME:
Wednesday 9th October
Panel: 4:30pm for 5:00pm start - 6:00pm
CPD: 6:00pm for 6:30pm start - 8:30pm