Mirror, Mirror….






education, enculturation, sociology, hidden curriculum


The vast majority of architects are no longer independent designers, but part of complex design teams working with and across different disciplines. But there is resistance to professional and educational evolution ingrained in the enculturation and historic identity of architects as independent creative designers, the hidden curriculum. As long as we continue to look into the mirror for answers, are we really likely to change?

How to Cite

Craft-Pegg, P. (2019). Mirror, Mirror…. EAAE Annual Conference Proceedings, 60–63. https://doi.org/10.51588/eaaeacp.9



Author Biography

Paula Craft-Pegg, University of Portsmouth

Paula Craft-Pegg is a Principal Lecturer, Course Leader and Architect teaching at the University of Portsmouth. Her teaching and research reflect her experience and interest in collaborative and cross-discipline design, pedagogy, and design sociology. The inseparable relationship between landscape and architecture is explored through her professional practice at craft:pegg, research, and studios using cultural, historical, and topographic concepts to design and support ecologically and economically sustainable places. Paula also teaches professional practice as an integrated design tool — enabling, supporting, and creating successful design projects through practice.