As one of Australia’s oldest and most respected architecture practices, Bates Smart opened up some debate on design ahead of International Women’s Day with not one, but two events.
March 15th, 2018
The evening before International Women’s Day, Bates Smart orchestrated two events that brought together the industry for debate. One in Melbourne and one in Sydney – each investigating different topics on design, and bringing together respected industry veterans.
In Melbourne, an esteemed panel of five leading women tackled the theme of ‘Is Good Design Measurable?’ Coming out of the conversation were some insights from across the board.
The panel included:
In Sydney, the topic of ‘Advocating for the Public Realm’ was discussed and debated among another stellar panel of industry women. The talk focused on the development of good public space and some of the systemic and everyday challenges that Sydney faces.
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