We are delighted to introduce the Parlour Seasonal Salons, convivial quarterly events for the Parlour community.
August 1st, 2016 • No Comments
Meet the new-look National Committee for Gender Equity, a welcome mix of familiar faces and newcomers.
Class and connections can make or break a career, but does a class-ist culture serve the architecture profession well? Or does it limit the industry’s relevance to the community at large? Sam Perversi-Brooks digs down into the little-discussed but all-important issue of class.
Sonia Sarangi continues the conversation about ethnic diversity, pointing to the well-documented advantages of the profession better reflecting the community.
Meet Professor Kirsten Orr, Head of School of Architecture & Design at the University of Tasmania.
Be prepared, speak with authority and, above all else, deliver on the project. It's the best way to stymie gender bias on site, says Daphne Cheong.
Leone Lorrimer offers a series of resolutions to help ensure that architectural practices have fair and equitable remuneration, and a set of resources to support them.
Lee Hillam profiles BKA Architecture, a firm with an impressive approach to equitable employment, and explores the benefits of a flexible, part-time and gender-equitable workforce.
Under-valuing the core business of design is not the path to a sustainable industry. At the recent Victorian architecture awards, Vanessa Bird beseeches architects to value themselves and their work, and to set fees accordingly. The future of the profession will depend upon it.
UNSW is seeking to develop a diverse cohort of sessional teaching staff through a new expression of interest.
Atelier Red+Black’s mentoring program gives ‘real world’ insights and practical advice to female final-year students. Michael Smith and Sonia Sarangi outline the benefits.
“Architecture is very … white.” Yvonne Meng raises the uncomfortable issue of race and cultural diversity in architecture, arguing that we must advocate for equity for all.
The Dangerous Women Project is calling for reflections, essays, memoir, research or thought-provoking stories for its fascinating website.
PARC's new CPD offering is a series of seminars on the ABIC suite of contracts.
Women are seriously underrepresented as registered architects in Australia. Parlour thinks that this matters – so we welcome two new fast track pathways to assist experienced practitioners become registered.