Analsyis and anecdote about goings on in the workplace. The opportunities, the constraints and how we might navigate our way through them.
And now for the good news – the number of women registering in Australia has skyrocketed!
Gill Matthewson on the complexities of voice and gender in architecture.
Why are women so rare in the influential field of architectural technology? Ceilidh Higgins considers the tech gender divide and the impact of this on women’s careers.
Cathy Smith offers a ‘Do-It -Yourself’ guide to navigating the difficult terrain of the architectural academic workplace.
Don Gazzard ponders the status of women in architecture over the decades and outlines Parlour’s important role in challenging inequity and working towards improved conditions for all.
Margaret Skilbeck argues that Archicentre provides an important avenue for women to establish their own practices and thereby stay within the profession.
The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice help architecture move towards a more equitable profession; and one that 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.
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.