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Wanted: Experienced project architect

Wanted: Experienced project architect

A Melbourne-based architecture practice seeks an experienced project architect to work 4–5 days per week on high-end residential projects.
Breaking news: women are not condiments

Breaking news: women are not condiments

Dodgy data on the gender pay gap has inspired alarmist headlines and some rather archaic opinions, argues Gill Matthewson.
Queering Architecture: Framing the conversation

Queering Architecture: Framing the conversation

Queering Architecture? convenors Naomi Stead and Nicole Kalms explore the themes and questions around their upcoming XYX Lab event.
NCGE essay 1: Leadership

NCGE essay 1: Leadership

Women make great leaders, but a seat at the top table is often elusive. Emma Williamson explores the obstacles women face on the road to the top.
Anonymity exhibition launch

Anonymity exhibition launch

Join Jane Connory and Tess Gard Munnings at the opening of 'Anonymity', an exhibition that celebrates the importance of women in the history of design.
AWS wants you!

AWS wants you!

Wanted: three correspondents to blog, tweet and Instagram their way through Australian Institute of Architects events.
Professional practice tutors wanted for MSD

Professional practice tutors wanted for MSD

Are you an experienced practitioner who is keen to share the reality of architectural practice with students? Melbourne Uni is currently fielding applications for tutoring spots for Semester 1, 2017.
The story of Ranelagh

The story of Ranelagh

A new book tells the story of Ranelagh, an exclusive estate designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in 1924.
Perspectives on Time

Perspectives on Time

For some interesting perspectives on the topic of Time, head down to this upcoming Sydney speaker event.
AWF – Planning for the Next Decade

AWF – Planning for the Next Decade

Join Architects without Frontiers at Robin Boyd’s Walsh Street Residence to celebrate AWF's work over the last 10 years, and plan for the decade ahead.
£5 discount on A Gendered Profession

£5 discount on A Gendered Profession

Parlour readers are offered a £5 discount on the A Gendered Profession, which is launching on 8 November.
Research project on cultural barriers

Research project on cultural barriers

A cross-institutional research team seeks staff and student participants for a new research project.
Where are the women architects?

Where are the women architects?

Kerstin Thompson reviews US historian and writer Despina Stratigakos’s latest book Where are the Women Architects?
Seeking disruptive city enthusiasts!

Seeking disruptive city enthusiasts!

Urbanistas invites you to dive right in at the upcoming (sh)Arch Tank at the Sydney Architecture Festival in early October.
Women in architecture: Catherine Startari

Women in architecture: Catherine Startari

Our latest profile in the Women in Architecture series is GHD Woodhead architect and new NCGE member Catherine Startari, who has returned to home base after seven years working abroad.
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