Attitude, opinion and speculation – things to think about and ideas for the future from a broad range of contributors.
The impact of restrictive new residential zones will be far-reaching and detrimental, argues Colleen Peterson.
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.
Do unsustainable employment practices and continual fee cutting mean architecture is driving itself into the ground? Jon Clements’ pointed speech at the Victorian architecture awards speculated on the differing health of the public and private faces of the profession. It is encouraging to note that in a period of economic...
More than a numbers game. Jeremy Till explains his 30% pledge as an affirmative stance and as a means to resist the tired discourse of the ‘thrusting heroes’.
Where do you go to? Gill Matthewson reflects on the continuing disappearance of women from architecture and why we should care (and not glaze over).
Are unlicensed women working in architecture the 'expendable proletariat'? Gill Matthewson looks at the lastest American Institute of Architects survey of “firm characteristics”.
What makes a good leader? Sandra Kaji-O'Grady points to the problems caused by poor leadership and the bias against women in some preferred leadership styles.
Carla Corroto's recent interviews with American women who have left the profession challenge some of the assumptions about how to increase participation.
Naomi Stead argues that a representative body uniting women in Australian architecture is crucial for the advancement and conditions of all.
'Gender is over isn't it? Naomi Stead suggests that mainstream practice may learn a lot from the inventive modes of practice developed by women to make space within architecture.