One of the standard ways to measure women's participation in architecture is to look at the numbers of registered architects. But this is no straightforward matter in Australia.
Are unlicensed women working in architecture the 'expendable proletariat'? Gill Matthewson looks at the lastest American Institute of Architects survey of “firm characteristics”.
A generation after Gill Matthewson first asked, “where are all the women?” she is still, with some frustration, asking the same question.
Where do you go to? Gill Matthewson reflects on the continuing disappearance of women from architecture and why we should care (and not glaze over).
So what can statistics tell us about the situation of women in architecture in Australia? Gill Matthewson outlines the data she has collected so far.
The paper "Women and Leadership in the Australian Architecture Profession: Prelude to a Research Project" details the current Women,Work and Leadership research project.
Ideal proportions. Gill Matthewson discusses Architect Barbie in her paper for Fabulation. We present some out takes.