With co-operative architectural practices emerging in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada, join this webinar to learn from the experiences presented by two of Canada’s pioneering co-operative practices. This webinar will explore their beginnings, the benefits they have experienced, and visions for the future.
Architecture cooperatives: a model for the future of professional practice
Topics: Practice / Buisness
Length: 1 hour l What's included: video, quiz, certificate of completion
Available February 18 - Pre-register for the webinar today and be notified when content is ready to stream!
Co-operative practices have the benefit of bringing practitioners together while retaining their freedom to influence the conditions of their work. This webinar will touch on the history of co-operative practices as well as share stories and experiences of two pioneering Canadian architectural firms structured in this model, PIVOT: COOPÉRATIVE D'ARCHITECTURE (Montreal, est. 2017) and ARISE ARCHITECTS CO-OPERATIVE (Ontario, est. 2019).
This webinar will explore the co-operative’s beginnings, experiences, and visions, as well as inspire alternate futures for architectural practices.
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
- Integrate a co-operative model as an alternative and inclusive way to structure an architectural practice.
- Compare the basic business structure and culture of a co-operative architectural practice.
- Explain the basic regulatory aspects of a co-operative architectural practice.
- Use the experiences of two of Canada's pioneering architectural co-operatives to integrate aspects of their model to its architectural practice.
Subject Matter Expert:
Colleen OAQ, AAPPQ
Yvonne Ip, OAA, MRAIC, , BFA, BA
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