You get a home! And you get a home! We all get homes.

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuciz5rh2drf9ehx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuciz5rh2drf9ehx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuciz5rh2drf9ehx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuciz5rh2drf9ehx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em>A big obstacle to attracting new recruits is the stigma around working in the public sector. There remains a widely-held stereotype that planning departments are the realm of dusty, tweed-jacketed types, nested in their booths for the last half century. Williams says that when he started at Croydon, a colleague pitied him, assuming he had ended up there because he couldn&rsquo;t get a job in an architecture practice.</p></em><br /><br /><p>With the explosion of <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/18888/starchitects" rel="nofollow" >STARCHITECTS</a>&nbsp;collecting major commission after major commission in the same manor children collect toys, a young office in London, <a href="http://publicpractice.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" >Public Practice</a>, has found a niche all to their own &mdash; one who's historical stigma only expanded Public Practice's potential and possibilities.
Finn Williams and Pooja Agrawal opened Public Practice as a means to bring a new generation of architects, planners, and local government together with the aim of shaping the public realm effectively, creatively and collaboratively. 
realized important decisions were happening much further upstream, in the realms of policy, way before an architect would even get involved.”
Fin Williams
Finn Williams and Pooja Agrawal. Photograph: Eleanor Bentall/Greater London Authority

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