Founding Director of Archimake, Cheryl is a fully qualified practising RIBA chartered architect, who specialises in sustainable design and was featured on BBC TV Tricks of the Trade and also Channel 4 with Phil Spencer Secret Agent.
Councils will no longer be required to sell off high-value social homes, a move which would have seen as many as 23000 council homes sold in a year (according to Shelter) but do you think the latest, and long-awaited, #Socialhousinggreenpaper has gone far enough?
Danna Walker is an architect and founder of Built By Us, a social enterprise which is on a mission to diversify the construction sector. Her career spans over 25 years in the construction and built environment sector and has encompassed a variety of roles from shop floor electrician, to Architect and strategic projects lead at the Construction Industry Council.
Annie Bowman, is the creator of Hoydens Workwear Ltd, a start up in the very early stages of life. After having been a painter and decorator for 10 years, working long hours in trousers that didn’t fit properly, Annie decided to do something about it. Working in areas dominated by men, women need to be especially careful to look professional and smart so that they stand out for their competency and not their gender.
Key in a post Brexit UK society and in order to address some of the serious concerns highlighted by the Fawcett Society’s “Face her future” campaign. (The one they have been running with support from the Women’s Budget Group. LINK) we would like to encourage you to take the opportunity to put forward your vision for the Human Rights Act outside Europe.
“ARVHA, Association for Research about City and Housing, launches in 2018 the 6th edition of The Prize of Women Architects with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Family, childhood, and women’s Rights, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal and the National council of the Order of Architects. The Prize of 2018 has also the support of BNP Paribas Real Estate, Ciments Calcia, Rockwool, Technal, Unibail Rodamco and Saint Gobain”
With diversity and inclusion a big issue with the construction industry, we talk here with Anna Nasalska-Olczyk, who combines her own career as a design and technical manager at developer L&Q with the role of treasurer at the influential National Association of Women in Construction.