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2021 Global Architecture Exchanges: Topic 4 - The impacts of COVID-19 on the way we practise architecture

The Global Architecture Exchanges are a unique online series of talks hosted in collaboration with other professional, global institutes of architects where we explore how architects are tackling universal challenges. Join us for the last topic of the year – The impacts of COVID-19 on the way we practise architecture.

Join us for the fourth topic of the 2021 Global Architecture Exchanges series: The impacts of COVID-19 on the way we practise architecture

Technology is a tool which has enabled us to change how we practise architecture. Now is the opportunity to use the same tool to address social inequalities and encourage more diversity in the workplace (gender equality, social background, inclusivity).

How solutions currently being implemented in response to COVID-19 can reinforce, and potentially worsen some of the challenges that discourage a more diverse profession?

Join us and hear perspectives from architects on how COVID-19 demonstrates that the profession is resilient and open to change, through the Global Architecture Exchanges Topic 4 – The impacts of COVID-19 on the way we practise architecture

Topic 4 programme (PDF)

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Session 1 - 17 November, 7am GMT: This session includes speakers from the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, China, South Korea, New Zealand

Session 2 - 18 November, 4pm GMT: This session includes speakers from the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Brazil

The event will be recorded, and the recording will be available at a later date.

2021 Global Architecture Exchanges: People, Planet, Profession

Through a series of fast-paced presentations, we have been exploring four topics, delivered via eight sessions between June and November 2021. Find out how challenges are dealt with in different parts of the world.

These events are jointly hosted by the Royal Institute of British Architects; the American Institute of Architects; the Architectural Society of China; the Australian Institute of Architects; the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects; the Council of Architecture and Urbanism in Brazil; the Japan Institute of Architects; the Korean Institute of Architects; the New Zealand Institute of Architects; and the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland.

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