Parlour is delighted to announce ‘Portraits of Practice: At work in architecture’, an exhibition at the Tin Sheds Gallery in Sydney.
How do we adjust our cities to work for us? Parlour is delighted to be a partner in the Object: Australian Design Centre's Making Demands event.
Linda Kennedy has generously allowed us to republish her reflections on gender, architecture and Aboriginality, first posted on her blog Future Black.
Justine Clark provides a short overview of the results of Parlour surveys Where Do All the Women Go? and "And What About the Men?", first published in the AA Dossier on Gender Equity.
Let's make an architectural counterpart to the Guerrilla Girls' great poster.
How can we challenge the ways that architecture represents and perpetuate certain gendered identities? In Part 1 of her essay Lori Brown explores architecture own disciplining methods within the broader social and political contexts.
Feminism has had a powerful, longstanding influence on the development of architecture and urban design, although this is rarely acknowledged. Part 1 of Susana Torre’s lecture, Feminism and Architecture, explores the legacy.
What are the new agendas for feminism and architecture? In part 3 of her lecture Susana Torre outlines what we might do next.
It is time to start talking about everyday sexism in architecture – the elephant in the Parlour. Karen Burns leads the way.
Wendy Bertrand reflects on forty years of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals.
Lori Brown is also giving a free public lecture as part of the ABP Agenda Series at the University of Melbourne.
A new petition demanding that the Pritzker Prize Committee recognise the contribution of Denise Scott Brown is rapidly collecting signatures – add yours. The Women in Design group at Havard’s GSD has started a petition asking the Pritzker Prize Committee to recognise Denise Scott Brown alongside Robert Venturi in the 1991 Pritzker Prize. The petition follows on...
May 17th, 2012 • No Comments
Great post on Architect Barbie, which raises all manner of issues re: gender and architecture. Architect Barbie « Matters of Taste.
We all want to be valued for the quality of our work, not framed by the fact of our gender. Karen Burns reflects on the complex interactions between culture and individual agency.