Parlour talk: speculative, exploratory, sometimes provocative pieces by a wide range of participants. Anecdote and attitude, reflection and opinion. If you would like to contribute a piece please contact us.
Sophie Dyring reflects on the recent symposium and what it offers for thinking about socially valuable housing in Australia.
Marti Fooks explores the intersections of safety, Queerness and public space.
ArchiTeam’s third biennial conference ‘Trajectories’ pulled together a diverse mix of speakers to unpack possible futures for practice. Nikita Bhopti provides a recap.
Badru Ahmed revisits her experiences as an international graduate on the job hunt, and the challenge of presenting as the ‘right fit’ – professionally, culturally and personally.
Ilianna Ginnis argues for recognition of individuals with non-verbal and diverse communication, and the need to incorporate appropriate engagement into the design process.
Justine Clark reflects on International Women's Day.
Anwyn Hocking reflects on the socialist beginnings of International Women’s Day and remembers the women who rallied for a different version of IWD.
Monica Edwards and Shaun Carter discuss the origins of the Champions of Change, along with achievements, challenges and plans for the future.
What are our rights and responsibilities as architects? How do we keep the needs of community at the forefront? Tania Davidge asks what it means to be a good architectural citizen.
Annmarie Adams discusses the home as workplace, contemplating the growing importance of domestic architecture and the meteoric rise of the interior.
Many aspects of life are on pause, but cultural change at work is on fast-forward. Gerard Corcoran, CEO of Hassell, urges us to rethink the workplace for everyone’s benefit after COVID-19.
Assumptions continue to be made about people’s professions and ambitions, based on their skin colour, looks or accent, writes Sumita Singha.
Marika Neustupny speculates on the future of work environments, and the importance of maintaining space for chance, anticipation and incidental interaction.
Becca Thomas tells the story of New Practice, from its small beginnings in the midst of a recession to the challenges of building a sustainable small practice.