This week, architects and designers responded to racial inequality

Removal of statues is an opportunity to acknowledge slave trading of the past with an appropriate memorial…like a statue of protesters taking down a slave trader. Other opinions include Architects choosing to stop working on spaces that imprison and treat people inhumanly. The week on Dezeen, graffiti artist Banksy sketched a memorial to slavery, architects and designers created

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Architecture Community Experiences a Noticeable Impact on Mental Health Since Pandemic

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Uncertainty about the future was top of the list of what is impacting Architecture Communities mental health. A loss of social life and/or work culture had the highest number of responders. Of 122 responses 87 reported they had not received mental health assistance and/or resources from their employers or schools. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for

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The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice

The 10 Commitments Companies Must Make to Advance Racial Justice

Uncertainty about the future was top of the list of what is impacting Architecture Communities mental health. A loss of social life and/or work culture had the highest number of responders. Of 122 responses 87 reported they had not received mental health assistance and/or resources from their employers or schools. In the wake of the

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An Open Letter to Graduating Landscape Architecture Students

Landscape Architects are uniquely talented designing systems for both people and nature at all scales. Land8 is encouraging you to pursue your dreams of being a Landscape Architect. A “growing” field! Dear graduating landscape architecture student, I am thinking of you all as you graduate—Congratulations and well done! You have spent a lot of time

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How Job Seekers Can Create Win-Win Hiring Outcomes

It is important to focus on performance expectations rather than compensation and years experience in the interview. As not knowing exactly what type of work you will be doing leads to dissatisfaction. If a candidate accepts an offer largely based on the title, compensation and location, a Win-Win Hiring outcome is unlikely. Win-Win Hiring means the hiring manager

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9 Secrets To Stay Visible When You Work Remotely

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It is in your best interest to Raise your energy and your Professional Profile. Ways include: Get it on video what your team is working on ? Let everyone know what your team does. Meet with other teams. Promote team members and your own good work. Weekly newsletter..Volunteer to sit in others your “boss” team

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