PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Equity policy

The importance of policy for making a difference.

Parlour + the NCGE

Parlour + the NCGE

“I’ve lost my cynicism!” Speaking at the launch of Parlour Inc, Emma Williamson described her work with the National Committee for Gender Equity, and announced that the Institute of Architects has become Parlour’s inaugural Major Sponsor.
A look behind the drapes – auditing Redshift’s equity practice

A look behind the drapes – auditing Redshift’s equity practice

Michael Lewarne reports on Redshift Architecture's equity audit – and challenges other offices to conduct similar workplace equity audits and publish the results.
Gender equity in architecture: What can we do?

Gender equity in architecture: What can we do?

So, now that we have the research, what do we do? Naomi Stead and Justine Clark outline the programs and tools for a more equitable profession.
Meet Emma Williamson

Meet Emma Williamson

Emma Williamson, chair of the new Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Committee introduces herself and outlines the committee's plans.
Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Policy

Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Policy

Congratulations to the Australian Institute of Architects on the release of its Gender Equity Policy.
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'.
Why equity policy matters

Why equity policy matters

Why do we need an equity policy for Australian architecture and how might this best be developed? Naomi Stead and Justine Clark outline the issues.
Presentation to National Council

Presentation to National Council

Naomi Stead's 2011 presentation to the Australian Institute of Architects National Council.
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