The balancing act of life and work.
Is it really necessary for us to accept a long hours culture? Ceilidh Higgins investigates.
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.
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.
Esther Sughito interviews expat Australian architect Angela Dapper, project architect for the Stonehenge Visitors Centre, about her career so far.
Do job interviews in architecture need to be more structured and professional? Kirsty Volz believes a more formal process would help create a more diverse and equitable workforce.
Is it possible to get to the top in architecture and have a satisfying family life, too? Sarah Hurst takes stock of her achievements and ponders the future.
What are the costs of unpaid staff? Warwick Mihaly considers the complicated issue of unpaid internships and argues that the profession simply cannot afford it.
Is flexibility a cure for an ailing profession? Vanessa Bizzell argues that architectural firms must change with the times to meet the needs of their clients and staff.
Rebecca Graham of Prelude Design reflects on some of the barriers to remaining in the architecture profession —particularly for women— and on the support that she has given and received along the way.
Dani Martin reflects on the recent workshops on equity in architectural practice and calls on male architects to engage in the issues — for the sake of the whole profession.
Belinda Grant reflects on her experiences as she transforms across an architectural threshold.