Brady, Angela (5 of 10)

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  • Recording date

    2013-05-02, 2013-05-13, 2013-10-02, 2013-12-13, 2014-02-05, 2014-10-08

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    Royal Institute of British Architects, London

  • Interviewees

    Brady, Angela, (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Dillon, Niamh (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 5: AB talks about what her plans are for the day: she is being honoured with an honorary fellowship by British Interior Designers Association, going to House of Commons, mentions she has to now think about her own firm when her Presidency ends in September. [00:02:51] How she prioritises events as Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) President. [00:04:30] AB on a campaign she is prompting to ban unpaid internships for architectural students – using Twitter to campaign – [00:07:00] campaigning using student-designed t-shirts to save Preston Bus Station. [00:10:32] AB discussing why unpaid internships have become much more common in architectural practices. [00:13:04] AB explains why she chose to study at Bolton Street Institute of Technology – [00:15:48] gender balance at Bolton Street, background of other students. Mentions the Bolton Street building – sexism on the course. [00:18:18] AB on why she stayed in Dublin to study – her desire to go abroad to work. [00:20:24] AB on the contrasting views among students at college towards working in England and the United States. Campaigning as a student to save buildings in Dublin. [00:22:25] How Bolton Street and UCD approached architectural projects. [00:22:51] AB describes the studio at Bolton Street – going to the canteen and pub for lunch, listening to bands at college. [00:27:48] Crits at college – mentions being an external examiner.

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