women in the built environment

GAZELLA is an independent publication offering insights into inspiring females within the built environment.

Updated weekly, the blog exhibits interviews focusing on the work of women and topical issues in the current climate. Launched to capture the stories and spirit of the determined,

Gazella shares a passion for the celebration of women, their experiences and opinions, as well as advice and learnings that can be shared amongst our community.

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Dimity Reed Architect, Writer, Producer, and Director of Launch Housing  /  a mad, wonderful time

story / Interview / July 24, 2017

I started architecture straight out of school in 1960 at Melbourne University. We had a mad, wonderful, time. I got married to another student, rather foolishly, after a couple of years. My husband decided he was interested in film, so he gave up architecture and went to work for Channel 9. Then we had baby […]

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“If I’m in a situation where I have to negotiate a difficult situation, I will look at what the compromise is and how to make it work.”

Meg Redwin Executive Director – General Counsel, Australia & India Multiplex  /  Turn the Ship

story / Interview / July 10, 2017

I studied a combined Arts/Law degree at the University of Sydney. I did archaeology in my arts degree however I’d always wanted to do law. There was just something about it that idea of arguing a case. It seemed glamorous…

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“As a woman in a male dominated environment we stand out enough, so it’s a continual balance to make sure we make an impact by working hard and earning that respect through hard work.”

Kelly Stallwood Civil Engineer Geschke Group  /  Adventure is Out There

story / Interview / June 26, 2017

I grew up in north Yorkshire, England. I went to University in Edinburgh and studied civil engineering. During my summers I interned with a civil contractor in my home town. I don’t have much of an accent anymore. Most people tell me….

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