Analsyis and anecdote about goings on in the workplace. The opportunities, the constraints and how we might navigate our way through them.
Join the Institute's National Committee for Gender Equity for an entertaining and informative roundtable discussion about creating flexible practices.
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.
Margaret Skilbeck argues that Archicentre provides an important avenue for women to establish their own practices and thereby stay within the profession.
Be part of Parlour's first exhibition – send us your Portrait of Practice.
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.
At work / Business case / Equity policy / Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice / Pay equity / Work/life
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.