Ideas and strategies to help make real changes in the way we practice, talk and think about architecture in Australia.
How do we navigate practice knowing that gender bias overlays the way we frame and understand architecture? Kerstin Thompson outlines ten lessons learnt over her career.
The value of experienced, committed part-time architects cannot be overestimated. Misty Waters outlines the key issues surrounding permanent part-time employment, and gives advice on how to maximise the business benefits of flexible part-time architects. 1. Value for Money Knowing they have limited time, most part-time architects work more efficiently and...
Returning to work part-time after a break is a key challenge facing many women in architecture. Misty Waters, practice manager at Bates Smart Sydney, has some tips to help make it work for everyone. 1. Be proactive. Think about your best skills and how you may be able to use...
Parlour in association with the Australian Institute of Architects are developing guidelines for equitable practice. As part of this we are seeking your feedback on the draft guidelines.
What can we do about the gender pay gap? Neph Wake has collated some helpful links, along with questions to help check how gender friendly our workplaces are.
How might young architects productively use the downtime occasioned by tighter economic times? Kendall Strong offers some advice gleaned from older mentors.
A career does not make itself – it requires planning, political nous, ambition and perseverance. Ann Lau outlines the things graduates need to consider.