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Calling all mentors

Calling all mentors

NAWIC is looking for mentors to participate in its 2014 mentoring program.
What does 2014 hold?

What does 2014 hold?

Linda Bennett of Archi-ninja asked us to contribute to her collection of New Year Resolutions from architectural bloggers. We were delighted to participate.
The Architects of Victoria

The Architects of Victoria

Add your story to The Architects of Victoria, the digital time capsule being created at Federation Square as part of its Federation Story project.
Women in Design

Women in Design

A new exhibition, Women In Design, celebrates the contribution female designers make to Melbourne’s built environment, product design and the manufacturing industry.
Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Policy

Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Policy

Congratulations to the Australian Institute of Architects on the release of its Gender Equity Policy.
Going Beyond

Going Beyond

Emily Grandstaff-Rice reports on the American Institute of Architects' Women's Leadership Summit.
Pregnancy Discrimination Review

Pregnancy Discrimination Review

Have you experienced discrimination in relation to pregnancy and/or returning to work? The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling on submissions for its ‘Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review’. The national review aims to study the prevalence, nature and consequences of discrimination in relation to pregnancy...
Put your hand up! Gender Equity Committee

Put your hand up! Gender Equity Committee

Late last year we celebrated the new Gender Equity Policy for the Australian Institute of Architects. Now its time to put it into action and make things happen.
Presentation and persuasion

Presentation and persuasion

Coming up at the Australian Institute of Architects, Gretel Bakker on presentation skills.
Established and emergent

Established and emergent

How do we navigate the changing role of the architect in contemporary practice, while continuing to achieve quality outcomes for the built environment?
DIY concrete house ring – seeking supporters

DIY concrete house ring – seeking supporters

Linda Bennett (she of Archi-Ninja fame) is seeking support for a new project via Kickstarter. Linda is looking to fund the minimum initial production run and the upfront set-up costs for the DIY Concrete House Ring, as 16-piece kit that buyers can use to make their own rings. She describes the...
Expanded Architecture

Expanded Architecture

Expanded Architecture at The Rocks is proud to announce the selection of the following artists and architects for residency and exhibition on 8th November 6–9pm as part of the Sydney Architecture Festival: * Zanny Begg * Ross Anderson, Simon Weir and Kevin Liu * Edward Leckie and Lindsay Webb *...
Space for Dissent panel discussion

Space for Dissent panel discussion

Architects for Peace, in association with the Centre for Cultural Partnerships at the Victorian College of the Arts, presents a post-election panel discussion. When: 7pm, Thursday 3rd October 2013 Where: Elisabeth Murdoch Building, Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Panel description is as follows: “The recent Australian federal...
International AASA Designing/Education Conference

International AASA Designing/Education Conference

On October 3–5, Monash University, RMIT University and the University of Melbourne will present the 7th International AASA Designing/Education Conference. It will bring together academics and practitioners to speculate on the future of the design studio as a pivotal platform for architectural education and production, and to consider modifications required...
Architecture in an Expanded Field

Architecture in an Expanded Field

A symposium from Architecture + Women NZ, on the occasion of the exhibition Between Silos. ‘Architecture in an Expanded Field’ covers the many creative disciplines that architectural training and research can lead into, and be included in architectural practice. The boundaries of what constitutes architecture, and a career in architecture, are...
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