S1 E02 Architectural Opportunities for Biophilic Design, Caroline Pidcock

25 min

What can we say about Caroline Pidcock that her Wiki bio - see below - doesn't? Other than we are very privileged to have her as one of our first podcast interviewees.

We enjoyed it, and hope you do too.

Caroline Pidcock

(from Wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Pidcock)

Pidcock is a campaigner for environmental and community issues. Her commitment led to her standing as an independent candidate for the Legislative Council in the 2007 New South Wales state election[2] and appointment as an ambassador for the Al Gore Climate Change[3] and 1 Million Women initiatives – a movement of women and girls fighting climate change by taking practical action.[4]

More recently, Pidcock has been an active voice in the Millers Point Residents Action Group, campaigning to retain public housing in Millers Point and Dawes Point. She is also currently a member of the Sacred Heart Education Ministry and the South Australian Forestry Industry Advisory Boards.[3]Previously she has also held presidential roles with the New South Wales and National Councils of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council; Chaired the Carriageworks and Living Future Institute of Australia Boards; has been a member of the New South Wales Architects Registration and Bicycle New South Wales Boards; representative for the industry on the Australian Building Codes Board and held adjunct roles at several New South Wales based universities.[3]

Pidcock's sustained leadership in built environment sector led to her appointment as a Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects in 2006.

In July 2011, Pidcock was awarded the prestigious Marion Mahony Griffin Award by the Australian Institute of Architects in recognition of her contribution to architecture in New South Wales.

As part of the centenary of Canberra celebrations, Pidcock delivered the ‘Magic of Australia – with regards to the Griffins‘ lecture for the Walter Burley Griffin Society's annual Marion Mahony Griffin Lecture.


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