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1st Edition

Defining Contemporary Professionalism
For Architects in Practice and Education

Edited By

Alan Jones


Rob Hyde

ISBN 9781859468470
Published November 14, 2019 by RIBA Publishing
256 Pages

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Book Description

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.  

Table of Contents

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


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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