Participating in the public culture of architecture.
Wendy Bertrand reflects on forty years of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals.
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.
A new petition demanding that the Pritzker Prize Committee recognise the contribution of Denise Scott Brown is rapidly collecting signatures – add yours. The Women in Design group at Havard’s GSD has started a petition asking the Pritzker Prize Committee to recognise Denise Scott Brown alongside Robert Venturi in the 1991 Pritzker Prize. The petition follows on...
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’.
How do our workplaces affect our aesthetics? Architect and blogger, Ella Leoncio, reflects on the importance of the female perspective in the design of our built environment.
Shelley Penn was the guest speaker at the recent Parlour soirée. We reproduce her thoughtful and direct speech.
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.
Tania Davidge asks how might we subvert, challenge or rethink elements of architecture culture that disadvantage women and diversity.
Do we expect more from women leaders? Shelley Penn considers the high hopes, the burdens and the opportunities of leadership – and the importance of self-confidence.
Naomi Stead argues that a representative body uniting women in Australian architecture is crucial for the advancement and conditions of all.