“The initiative group of MAPS consists of young architects, historians, heritage managers and journalists from different countries. We work in close cooperation with preservationists, architects and historians within Russia and abroad to raise awareness about the present destruction of the city’s historical buildings. Through these contacts, we are working to give Russian preservationists and Muscovites a greater international voice. We invite international experts to advise on more sustainable approaches to the historic built environment.”
ArchiTeam Cooperative is a membership association for Australian architects working in small, medium and emerging practices.
NA M are interested in following and partaking in the journey of people as they embark upon one of the most exhilarating, terrifying, exhausting and rewarding endeavours an architect could ever make – their own practice… NA M’s gatherings feature brief and concise presentations by local practices, talking about their projects, featuring them at various stages from speculative to completion.
The Architects for Peace Pro Bono service began in 2006, connecting community groups with architects working pro bono.
Emergency Architects foundation labours alongside people who have lost everything, helping them get back to a semblance of normal life. We send experienced architects and other built environment specialists to disaster areas to work alongside aid agencies, local communities and governments, and funding institutions to rebuild devastated areas in a sustainable way.
“A society dedicated to the screening of documentaries and films on architecture, design and urbanism.”
“A site for active exchange and discussion, Parlour brings together research, informed opinion and resources on women, equity and architecture in Australia. It seeks to expand the spaces and opportunities available to women while also revealing the many women who already contribute in diverse ways.”
“The Auckland Architecture Association has been founded to provide a common meeting ground for architects, planners, teachers, students and graduates. The AAA is first a club, a convivial and congenial meeting place for members and their visitors. It aims to become a centre for the generation of architectural and planning activities, seminars, working groups and exhibitions. It is an opportunity for architects to be active in the life of the community, to lead in the formation of an intelligent public opinion about planning and building.”
DARCH is the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter Emerging Architects and Graduates Committee. It was established in 2005 to enable and encourage our demographic to contribute to the profession. We provide opportunities at a state and national level, and in particular for local initiatives.
“DesignByMany is a challenge based design technology community. Users post challenges to the community along with their design source files. The community can then post responses with their own source files to solve the challenge. They can also comment on the challenge and interact with other designers throughout the process.”
A site with anonymous contributions describing working conditions in architectural offices in Europe. To be taken with a dose of salt.
“Architecture 2030, a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization, was established in response to the climate change crisis by architect Edward Mazria in 2002. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the U.S. and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the climate change, energy consumption, and economic crises. Our goal is straightforward: to achieve a dramatic reduction in the climate-change-causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the Building Sector by changing the way buildings and developments are planned, designed and constructed.”
“The purpose of this website is to provide a current database and network of women in architecture associated with New Zealand. You may be working within New Zealand or elsewhere in the world, or currently not working in the architectural field. Whatever your relationship to architecture, your information counts.
Sydney-based association – Sydney walks, talks, and harbour cruises.
“movingcities is a Beijing-based think-thank investigating the role that architecture and urbanism play in shaping the contemporary city.”