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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“You can be your biggest critic and your harshest critic, so go easy on yourself too. Punishment isn't necessarily productive.”

Emily Mudge / Health, Government & Institution Sector Manager / Icon Co. & Cockram  /  a lifetime pursuit

story / Interview / May 29, 2019

Four years ago now I made the move from Lendlease and joined Icon.  I have since had the opportunity to work with their Japanese parent company Kajima and develop their business here, specifically in the health, university and government sectors.  It mostly appealed to me as the company’s history in these sectors were largely unformed […]

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“The legacy we leave when our millennial generation retires, should be a legacy of housing stock fit for the twenty-first century. We have the research. We have the technology. We need to get on board and build better.”

Thoughts by D / Editor Gazella  /  why don’t we build better?

story / Opinion / May 6, 2019

Sub-standard housing is a social issue. Big statement, I know. But at the risk of sounding like a massive lefty – it’s true.

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“Design can create a home for a person – a sanctuary and a retreat which individually caters to their needs, therefore livability is at the forefront of the design of these townhouses.”

Made by Women for Women / Sophie Dyring Director Schored Projects  /  Part 2: Designing for Women

story / Guest Post / March 31, 2019

We had brilliant feedback on Justine’s piece from last week. The figures are shocking and yet fact. Today we bring you Sophie Dyring’s talk from the Symposium. We hope you find both comfort and inspiration from the fact that people are taking notice and actively out there trying to make a difference to the lives […]

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