Searching and searching again: Research in practice
Billie Faircloth, partner at Kieran Timberlake, argues that a conversation on research in architectural practice begins by making the word “research” more approachable.Practice
Gender equity needed ‘in every nook and cranny of architecture,’ census analysis shows
In 2012, Parlour published its first and devastating statistical portrayal of the loss of women from the architecture profession and their sparseness at senior levels. What progress has been made since then?Practice
Finding opportunities in unlikely places: ACA Business of Small Practice forum
Held in Perth in July, the ACA’s Business of Small Practice forum provided insights and tools for architects who are launching, running or growing small practices in a transitioning economy.Practice
SJB Sydney implements 10-week full-pay parental leave
SJB Architects has launched a new “shared care” parental leave policy, which aims to set a new benchmark in the architecture industry.Practice
Fee MAD-ness (mutually assured destruction): an existential crisis
Architects are practising in an environment of outrageously low fees and cutthroat fee gazumping. Shaun Carter asks in this boom time why have architects managed to slash their fees in a desperate race to the bottom?Practice
SONA marks 20th anniversary with focus on mental health
Ahead of the Student Organised Network for Architecture’s twentieth anniversary, the group’s national president Troy Borg lays out its plans for the year ahead.Practice
Podcast puts Australian architecture’s next generation in the spotlight
A new podcast series explores the hurdles and triumphs emerging architects experience as they embark on establishing their own practices.Practice
Clarke Hopkins Clarke the third Australian practice to gain sustainability certification
B Corp describes itself as being “to sustainable business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee.”Practice
What does ‘Free Trade’ with China mean for Australia’s architects?
We review the implications of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement for Australian architects.Practice
Architects bring value, so why aren’t we valuing them accordingly?
Project managers are now driving procurement, but architects can no longer afford to observe from the back seat.Practice
Women in architecture: How do we compare to other professions?
A snapshot of gendered participation in architecture compared with other professions.Practice
The state of gender equity in architecture in Australia: The research is in
Dr Naomi Stead presents the key outcomes of a three-year-long research project into the women in architecture.Practice