As Gill Matthewson comments, this quote she found about sums it up: “The literature shows that pay is an important predictor of the extent to which a person is valued in his or her employment context and, more specifically, of the extent to which this person is perceived to have...
Parlour in association with the Australian Institute of Architects are developing guidelines for equitable practice. As part of this we are seeking your feedback on the draft guidelines.
How might we alter the future of architecture to generate a more equitable, effective and robust profession? What might such a discipline look like? How can architecture make meaningful and exciting contributions to communities, while also being more inclusive? Transform approaches the question from a range of directions, with each...
A wonderful range of people have agreed to participate in Transform. Bringing these people together in a discussion-based event will lead to an invigorating day of conversation and debate.
Lori Brown is also giving a free public lecture as part of the ABP Agenda Series at the University of Melbourne.
Hilde Heynen's essay "Genius, Gender and Architecture: The Star System as Exemplified in the Pritzker Prize" is now out from behind the paywall.
So, you are coming to Transform. Great! We've put together a little reading list to get you in the mood.
If architecture was more inclusive would it also be in a stronger position? Parlour and the University of Melbourne invite you to participate in a day of discussion and debate about gender, agency and remaking the profession.
The latest issue of Architect Victoria celebrates the celebrates the contribution women make to architecture in the state.
Who are you? Where are you? What do you do? Parlour's first survey aimes to give a more nuanced picture of the women of Australian architecture. Results will be available soon.
Help Parlour to collect the history of initiatives and organizations for women in Australian architecture.
In December 2011 Naomi Stead presented an update on the Women, Work and Leadership research project to the Australian Institute of Architects National Council, supported by Julie Willis and Justine Clark. The presentation was very well received, with National Council expressing a clear commitment to the Australian Institute of Architects...