Participating in the public culture of architecture.
Sonia Sarangi reviews the recent Women in Design exhibition, curated by Daniella Casamento for the DIA. Walking down the stairs to the DIA Women in Design exhibition at Forty-five Downstairs, it struck me that the chosen venue was befitting in ironic ways. Discreet, tucked away, blink-and-you-miss-it. Women are an integral...
We’re well into the 21st century and Australia has yet to appoint its first female government architect. Sara Stace ponders why.
The impact of restrictive new residential zones will be far-reaching and detrimental, argues Colleen Peterson.
Emily Grandstaff-Rice reports on the American Institute of Architects' Women's Leadership Summit.
Tania Davidge reflects on the diverse range of Australian women at in the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Sandra Kaji-O'Grady, one of the Creative Directors of Material reflects on gender equity and conference speaker line-ups.
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...
Caroline Stalker, a director at Architectus, reflects on why women aren't doing better in architecture and what we can do about it.
Wendy Bertrand reflects on forty years of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals.
Hilde Heynen's essay "Genius, Gender and Architecture: The Star System as Exemplified in the Pritzker Prize" is now out from behind the paywall.
Lori Brown is also giving a free public lecture as part of the ABP Agenda Series at the University of Melbourne.
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...
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.