What is architectural practice anyway? Reflections and propositions on various models of practice, discourse and ways of thinking about architecture in Australia.
Please join a stellar panel of architects – Stephanie Smith, Rachel Neeson, Camilla Block and Imogen Howe – discuss the future of practice. Moderated by Parlour's Justine Clark.
Be part of Parlour's first exhibition – send us your Portrait of Practice.
Warwick Mihaly reflects on architecture and fatherhood.
Debunking the myths - Justine Clark's presentation to Making, the Australian Institute of Architects National Conference.
What actions can we take to reshape our discipline? Part two of Lori Brown's essay outlines four case studies from other disciplines.
Is flexibility a cure for an ailing profession? Vanessa Bizzell argues that architectural firms must change with the times to meet the needs of their clients and staff.
Links to two interviews with Lori Brown during her visit to Melbourne.
After Transform Lori Brown is heading to Brisbane, where she will give a public lecture, "Beyond Patronage", as part of the Transform follow up event organised by Naomi Stead.
Shelley Penn was the guest speaker at the recent Parlour soirée. We reproduce her thoughtful and direct speech.
Tania Davidge asks how might we subvert, challenge or rethink elements of architecture culture that disadvantage women and diversity.
The future for women in architecture is inextricable from the future of the profession as a whole. Annabel Lahz considers a profession in the midst of change.
Poor work cultures affect everyone – women and men – as well as the viability of the profession. Andrew Maynard challenges the profession to end exploitative working practices.
Laura Harding argues that we must work diligently to broaden mainstream architectural culture – and what is valued and recognised – if the profession is to be viable and relevant.
What if halfway through a marathon the road diverged? Kerstin Thompson reflects on the complex choices woman – and men – confront in the journey of practice.