1st Edition

Defining Contemporary Professionalism For Architects in Practice and Education

Edited By Alan Jones, Rob Hyde Copyright 2019
    256 Pages
    by RIBA Publishing

    This book is a series of curated essays by high-profile architecture and design leaders and educators on the topic of professionalism. The book first sets out the current agenda - defining professionalism for the architecture sector - before moving on to focus on delivering the increased professional skills curriculum content within architecture schools as set by the RIBA. With an introduction and conclusion by the Editors, this book explores what contemporary professionalism within architecture is, and its future, encouraging the current and future profession to address professionalism across the industry.  

    1. Visible and Invisible Diversities

    Yemi Aladerun

    2. Live Project/Designbuild Education

    Jane Anderson

    3. Next Generation Architects

    Albena Atassanova

    4. Holding onto Ethics

    Irena Bauman

    5. Employee Ownership – A Model for Practice

    Denise Bennetts

    6. Reengaging Education and the Profession

    Stephen Best

    7. Shaping the City on a Mega Scale

    Harbinder Singh Birdi 

    8. Making Money Isn’t Dirty, It’s Professional

    Chris Boyce 

    9. On the Journey of Promoting Professionalism

    Darren Bray

    10. Small Is Powerful

    Chris Bryant and Jane Duncan 

    11. Leading, Managing and Mentoring the Profession

    Caroline Buckingham

    12. Professional Liability Claims

    James Burgoyne

    13. Embedding the PhD Within Architects’ Practice

    Mark Burry

    14. The Impact of Choice of Procurement on Outcome

    John Cole

    15. The Pursuit of Quality

    Russell Curtis

    16. The New Architectural “Profession”

    Peggy Deamer

    17. Architecture: A Convergence of Tragedies

    Adrian Dobson and David Gloster

    18. Being a Professional, Being Professional

    Alex Ely

    19. Over-professionalisation: A Point of View

    Jonathan Falkingham

    20. Architects as Public-Health Professionals

    Thomas Fisher

    21. Professional Diversity and Specialism

    Stephen Gage and Sara Shafiei

    22. The Apprentice Professional

    Peter Garstecki and Helen Taylor

    23. Professionalism - Consistency Across Role Diversity

    Ross Gates

    24. The Business of Architecture

    Christopher Hampson

    25. Professional Identities

    Nick Hayhurst

    26. Mentoring the Future Profession

    Zoe Hooton

    27. Professionalism: The Future for Architects entering the Profession

    Del Hossain

    28. Professionalism Beyond Borders

    David Howarth

    29. Architecture is in Breach of the Social Contract

    Rory Hyde

    30. Professionalism and Automation

    Jaimie Johnston

    31. Metamorphosis: Thoughts on Emerging into a World of Professionalism

    Alun Jones and Biba Dow

    32. Embedding Professionalism in Architectural Education

    Paul Jones and Peter Holgate

    33. Developing a Professional Business

    Chithra Marsh

    34. Prudent Practice

    Julia McLoughlin

    35. Why Engaging with Procurement is Fundamental

    Walter Menteth

    36. From Idea to Realisation

    Gordon Murray

    37. Can We Afford Not to Collaborate?

    Robin Nicholson

    38. Theory and Profession

    Fredrik Nilsson

    39. Encouraging the Profession

    Femi Oresanya

    40. Clients Want Professionalism

    Nigel Ostime

    41. Becoming Professional

    Abigail Patel

    42. The Value of Sustainable Design to, the Profession

    Sofie Pelsmakers and Aidan Hoggard

    43. Three Pillars of Professionalism

    Flora Samuel

    44. Preparation for Practice

    Kevin Singh

    45. A Manifesto for Academia with Practice

    James Soane

    46. Architecture’s Ethical Function

    Alexandra Stara

    47. Building Performance Evaluation

    Fionn Stevenson

    48. Professionalism Across Disciplinary Boundaries

    Peter Trebilcock

    49. Architecture Live Projects

    Simon Warren

    50. Linger Longer

    Pierre Wassenaar

    51. Status and Statutes

    Alex Wright



    Alan Jones is a chartered architect and director of his own practice in County Antrim, Senior Lecturer at Queen's University, Belfast, and is the RIBA President Elect for 2019.

    Rob Hyde is an architect, co-founder of Complexity Planning + Urbanism [CPU] M.Arch design Atelier, Professional Studies Leader, co-lead of the CPU Post Doc Research Cluster and he leads on faculty strategy for external networks and employment, employability and enterprise