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Events

Happenings here and there – please let us know if you have an event that you’d like to tell the Parlour community about.

Established and emergent

Established and emergent

How do we navigate the changing role of the architect in contemporary practice, while continuing to achieve quality outcomes for the built environment?
Going Beyond

Going Beyond

Emily Grandstaff-Rice reports on the American Institute of Architects' Women's Leadership Summit.
Architecture in an Expanded Field

Architecture in an Expanded Field

A symposium from Architecture + Women NZ, on the occasion of the exhibition Between Silos. ‘Architecture in an Expanded Field’ covers the many creative disciplines that architectural training and research can lead into, and be included in architectural practice. The boundaries of what constitutes architecture, and a career in architecture, are...
Equitable practices: making architecture work for you

Equitable practices: making architecture work for you

The NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects is holding the CPD event, 'Women in architecture — equitable practices: making architecture work for you'.
The Griffins' Canberra: 100 years

The Griffins’ Canberra: 100 years

The Walter Burley Griffin Society Inc invites you to 'The Griffins' Canberra: 100 years' symposium.
Pay equity for women in small business

Pay equity for women in small business

The Women & Work Research Group and economic Security4Women invite you to their 2013 Equal Pay Day event: Spotlight on pay equity for women in small business.
The two faces of architecture

The two faces of architecture

Do unsustainable employment practices and continual fee cutting mean architecture is driving itself into the ground? Jon Clements’ pointed speech at the Victorian architecture awards speculated on the differing health of the public and private faces of the profession. It is encouraging to note that in a period of economic...
Transform – a quick recap (with pictures)

Transform – a quick recap (with pictures)

Transform was a fantastic success and we would like to thank everyone involved – we have had some wonderful feedback and look forward to continuing the conversation (not to mention shaking up the profession!) We will reflect more on the day in coming weeks, but in the meantime here are...
Transform program

Transform program

How might we alter the future of architecture to generate a more equitable, effective and robust profession? What might such a discipline look like? How can architecture make meaningful and exciting contributions to communities, while also being more inclusive? Transform approaches the question from a range of directions, with each...
Transform speakers

Transform speakers

A wonderful range of people have agreed to participate in Transform. Bringing these people together in a discussion-based event will lead to an invigorating day of conversation and debate.
Beyond Patronage – Transform part 2

Beyond Patronage – Transform part 2

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.
Disciplining identities

Disciplining identities

Lori Brown is also giving a free public lecture as part of the ABP Agenda Series at the University of Melbourne.
Transform reading list

Transform reading list

So, you are coming to Transform. Great! We've put together a little reading list to get you in the mood.
Transform: Altering the Future of Architecture

Transform: Altering the Future of Architecture

If architecture was more inclusive would it also be in a stronger position? Parlour and the University of Melbourne invite you to participate in a day of discussion and debate about gender, agency and remaking the profession.
International women's day

International women’s day

Breakfast events to celebrate International Women’s Day are scheduled at three chapters of the Australian Institute of Architects – in Melbourne, the ACT and South Australia. ACT A breakfast celebration of diversity in practice with speakers Natalie Coyles, associate, Cox Architecture; Alastair Swayn, principal director Canberra, Daryl Jackson Alastair Swayn and ACT...
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