News, Events, Research
Recent News, Publications, Research & Events
"The Living Future Institute Australia (LFIA) is dedicated to establishing a powerful network of informed, influential, and active global citizens who are committed to redefining humanity’s relationships with the ecosystems we inhabit. Joining together as citizens of the planet, we seek to redirect our future towards a society that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative" you can read more about it here.
Sofie listed as 1 of 12 RIBA Role Models
"Architecture is becoming an increasingly inclusive profession, one that offers rich possibilities for a wide range of talented individuals. 12 role models explain how they have been able to forge careers within architecture. In doing so they send a message to others who may share one or more aspects of their identity – such as gender, background, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or education – that this could be a profession where they might thrive." You can read all 12 stories here.
Sofie's 2nd Edition of The Environmental Design Pocketbook is out!
The 2nd edition of The Environmental Design Pocketbook is out! Read more about what is new here and what people say here.
Stephen wins a DARCH Horse Award 2014
In November 2014, AfC's Stephen Choi was awarded a DARCH Horse Award for his outstanding contribution as a consultant in Australia.
We are looking for an experienced freelance Architect / Contract Administrator!
Ideally, the person we are looking for is:
* able to attend site meetings in Kent and London;
* experienced in detailing of insulation cladding, obtaining planning permission and administration of construction site work, and
* preferably familiar with working with Registered Social Landlords and tenants.
Please send a private message if you are interested and / or would like to recommend someone!
The Bartlett, the built environment department at UCL, ran a short piece on 'women in the built environment', featuring AfC's Sofie who said that
“We need more women professors, directors, policy makers, heads of department, planners, construction workers, commissioning clients – the list is endless”. In fact, we do not just need more women in these posts, but a greater diversity of people across the board: people from all ages, backgrounds and cultures.
Sofie is listed as 1 of 13 Stars of Building Science in Building 4 Change's Virtual Academy of Excellence (Sept 2013).
Sofie has been nominated in BRE's quest to find "Stars of Building Science"
The Environmental Design Pocketbook