Analsyis and anecdote about goings on in the workplace. The opportunities, the constraints and how we might navigate our way through them.
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Writing Wikipedia entries lead Tania Davidge to consider the concept 'notability', how it is constructed and what it means for women in architecture.
The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice help Australian architecture move towards a more equitable profession; one that offers opportunity for all and is better positioned to meet contemporary challenges.
Its time to fix the men – Andrew Nimmo reports on the launch of the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects Male Champions of Change program.
Monica Edwards and Natalie Lane-Rose speak with Arup CEO Peter Bailey about his role as a Champion of Change – a visible advocate for diversity in practice.
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Michael Lewarne reports on Redshift Architecture's equity audit – and challenges other offices to conduct similar workplace equity audits and publish the results.
Michael Smith outlines the advantages of gender equity for the business of architecture.
Dr Amanda Roan and Professor Gillian Whitehouse reveal a clear disparity between women's participation in architecture as compared with other professions.
Sandra Kaji O’Grady examines the ‘proverbial elephant in the room’: the impact of children on women’s architecture careers.
Warwick Mihaly reflects on architecture and fatherhood.
The research is in. Naomi Stead reports on the outcomes of the three-year Equity and Diversity research project for the AA Dossier.
Numbers provide one important indicator of the current shape of the profession. Gill Matthewson explains where we are at in a piece originally published in the AA Dossier on Gender Equity. It is not easy to quantify exactly who works in architecture, or how they work. Figure 1 (above) represents the...
With long hours, low pay and rigid schedules, is architecture's workplace culture sustainable for anyone? Julie Willis analyses some of the discursive responses to the Parlour surveys.
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.