The Wellbeing of Architects is a comprehensive three year study – funded by the Australian Research Council Linkage Projects scheme – that aims to be the one of the first major studies to use interdisciplinary, qualitative and quantitative methods to address the question of how workplace cultures and professional identity affect wellbeing in architecture – and thus lay the foundations for practical improvements in the future.

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  • The Wellbeing of Architects 2021 Student Survey, Primary Report

    We can now report the findings of the major survey of wellbeing of architectural students in Australia, undertaken in 2021.

  • Research Update: Findings so far

    A discussion of the initial findings from the Wellbeing of Architects research project, hosted by Justine Clark for Parlour. Naomi Stead, Byron Kinnaird and Tracey Shea outline preliminary findings with a focus on the dissemination of the data collected in the major practitioner survey.

  • Research Update: Student survey complete

    In August and September 2021 our team conducted a major, nation-wide survey of students of architecture. We had over 630 respondents to the student survey, with a good spread of geographic location, different programs, and those at all stages of their architectural education.

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