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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This Pedestal: Thoughts by D // Co-Editor Gazella  / 

story / Blog / November 19, 2017

Walking around the RMIT Design Hub interior (for the first time), I’ll admit that it’s a beautiful building to look at. All that calming circular patternation. Though the talk around the traps is that it appears to suffer, as many of the current spate of University grand gestures do, by not being terribly functional. I’m […]

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“Site is sometimes a world away from the corporate office environment some of my friends work in. That is, I think, one of its charms. ”

Ainsley Middleton Contract Manager / Kane Constructions  /  Early Mornings in Jeans

story / Interview / October 30, 2017

Out of High School I went into RMIT Applied Design. Moving from small town to RMIT was a big leap. If I’m honest the talent wasn’t there. I wasn’t going to be commercially viable as a designer. I also hated working on things that didn’t have an end product. I wanted to see something finished […]

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“People have been working on gender equity in architecture from before we were alive, and they’ll likely others be working on it once we are gone. Building on the work and of others, and making the pathways for those who come after are both really important.”

Justine Clark architecture editor, writer, critic and researcher / PARLOUR  /  Black, White & Grey

story / Interview / October 16, 2017

I trained in architecture. I graduated in 1991. There was no work in New Zealand. So I did various things to make money, all connected to architecture in some way.

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