International Women’s Day is an opportunistic time for Grace to reflect on how growing a family and her career ambitions can coexist. But it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for the expectant mother to be. Read how Grace is raising awareness, providing forward-thinking ideas and calling out the prejudice for women of childbearing ages in the workplace.
In some very exciting news, Hames Sharley has been recognised by UK-based Building Design magazine as one of the leading architectural practices in the world.
Hames Sharley has designed the Australian National Phenome Centre, located within the research and education precinct of Perth’s Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH). Hames Sharley designed the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research at FSH which was completed in 2013 and were invited to return to the building to reimagine an existing laboratory — to be operated by Murdoch University as home to the Australian National Phenome Centre (ANPC).
Congratulations to the Hames Sharley representatives who will be participating in the program for 2020. The ongoing success of the program relies on the personal commitment of the sponsors as well as the participants to actively engage in the opportunities on offer.
In the interests of holding ourselves accountable, we want to share the results from our inaugural Inclusion and Diversity survey. These results will help our internal Champions for Change group to form recommendations for how Hames Sharley can continue to evolve in the areas of Inclusion, Diversity and Creative Well-being. We are excited to continue to share the results of this fantastic initiative over time.
Almost a third of Australians perceived some form of age-related discrimination while employed or looking for work. Urban Designer, Master Planner and Graduate Landscape Architect, Hayley Edwards is raising awareness on age discrimination in the workplace. Check out Hayley’s article: Embracing Age Diversity in the Workplace and see how supporting policies will assist to create an equal and enabled world.
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Sunday the 8th of March, we spoke with Liesel Perks from our Melbourne studio on forging a gender-equal world.
See how Liesel is challenging stereotypes, broadening perceptions and celebrating women’s achievements through her article.
How are you going to celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday March 8th? We spoke with Rebecca Spencer from the Perth studio on achieving #EachforEqual in the workplace. Hear her story, her thoughts and the actions she is taking to promote equality in the workplace.
Today we talk sport with Madeleine Steele from our Adelaide office. Madeleine believes that sport has been an invaluable part of her progression as a young professional and would love to see women given more opportunities to flourish in both fields. Read her story today and help forge a gender-equal world. Read her story today and help form a gender-equal society.
Dubai Design Week 2019, the Global Grad Show brought together the world’s top Graduates to showcase a diverse range of innovative design projects between 12-16th November. Hames Sharley’s WA Studio Project Assistant Georgina Spooner attended the event and presented her Honours thesis project in the ‘Planet’ category of the exhibition.
Hames Sharley’s Principal of Planning and Urban Design, Nicholas Temov, has been named Planner of the Year 2019 by the Western Australian chapter of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).
“Economic empowerment, in my opinion, is important to diversity because it enables the ability to act on a person’s authority, making financial decisions based on individual preferences.” Today we talk economic empowerment with Elise Miles Simonovski, a Principal at our Melbourne office. Elise believes women stand to benefit more from economic empowerment because they remain disproportionately restricted by discrimination and exploitation.
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is planning for the future use of its campuses in Greater Darwin. As part of an extensive master planning exercise, the university is exploring how their proposed and existing assets can best meet the education, training, research and community needs of the Northern Territory, now and into the future.
On Friday 20th September, Hames Sharley’s Western Australian Studio graciously hosted the student awards presentation for the Black Box Studio and Long Pilah International Design Competitions, in association with Curtin University.
It’s no big secret that one of the greatest problems facing the world in the 21st century is stemming the decline in the environment. Everyone can – and indeed should – do their part to ensure that future generations need not contend with climate change and a collapsing ecosystem.
A visual essay of Scarborough Beach Services & Surf Club in Western Australia.
With this week marking the twentieth anniversary of Harmony Day in Australia, we turned our thoughts towards the part cultural diversity plays in the design industry: why inclusivity is not just desirable in the workplace but essential, bringing a whole host of advantages that are lost in a less multicultural environment.
Curtin University’s iconic Library will undergo a $60 million refurbishment including a large atrium and auditorium-style study stairs as part of plans to modernise the building in time for its 50th anniversary.