What is architectural practice anyway? Reflections and propositions on various models of practice, discourse and ways of thinking about architecture in Australia.
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.
Links to two interviews with Lori Brown during her visit to Melbourne.
How do we navigate the changing role of the architect in contemporary practice, while continuing to achieve quality outcomes for the built environment?
After Transform Lori Brown is heading to Brisbane, where she will give a public lecture, "Beyond Patronage", as part of the Transform follow up event organised by Naomi Stead.
Shelley Penn was the guest speaker at the recent Parlour soirée. We reproduce her thoughtful and direct speech.
Tania Davidge asks how might we subvert, challenge or rethink elements of architecture culture that disadvantage women and diversity.
The future for women in architecture is inextricable from the future of the profession as a whole. Annabel Lahz considers a profession in the midst of change.
Poor work cultures affect everyone – women and men – as well as the viability of the profession. Andrew Maynard challenges the profession to end exploitative working practices.
Laura Harding argues that we must work diligently to broaden mainstream architectural culture – and what is valued and recognised – if the profession is to be viable and relevant.
What if halfway through a marathon the road diverged? Kerstin Thompson reflects on the complex choices woman – and men – confront in the journey of practice.