Tag: Gender equity

Swinburne University of Technology’s Hawthorn campus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Nov 2018

Swinburne University introduces women-only architecture professorship

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology has begun recruiting for an architecture professorial role that is open only to applicants who identify as women.

Gill Matthewson presents the pay gap data.
News | Patrick Hunn | 2 Nov 2018

Parlour census analysis finds mixed progress in gender equity

A newly published analysis of Australian Census data has identified both encouraging and worrying trends in terms of womens’ participation in Australian architecture.

Amy Muir and Shelley Penn at Parlour’s Melbourne Autumn Salon 2017.
Practice | Gill Matthewson | 17 Oct 2018

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?

Amy Muir and Shelley Penn at Parlour’s Melbourne Autumn Salon 2017.
Discourse | Justine Clark | 7 Mar 2018

Parlour and gender equity in Australian architecture: Where to from here?

Parlour editor Justine Clark reflects on the organization’s development since the publication of research in 2014 that laid bare the state of gender inequity in Australian architecture, turns an eye to the future, and explains how you can help.

Does the term “woman architect” render women in architecture as second-class citizens in the business or could it be used as an act of political activism to dramatize inequity?
Discourse | Dr Karen Burns | 29 May 2017

Who wants to be a ‘woman architect’?

Does the term “woman architect” render women in architecture as second-class citizens in the business or could it be used as an act of political activism to dramatize inequity? Karen Burns discusses.

Long hours: Go hard or go home!
Practice | Lee Hillam | 18 Apr 2017

Long hours: Go hard or go home!

Lee Hillam reflects on the long-hours culture in architecture and asks: What is the real cost of this exploitative practice?

The WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing is available in both English and German.
News | Patrick Hunn | 8 Mar 2017

‘Edit-a-thon’ to address lack of representation for women architects on Wikipedia

Parlour will host its annual Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’ at the NGV for the third time on 18 March.

Women in architecture: Leadership
Practice | Emma Williamson | 8 Mar 2017

Women in architecture: Leadership

How can generosity and flexibility effect change in the architecture profession’s notoriously rigid workplace culture? Emma Williamson considers the obstacles women architects face on the road to the top.

Catherine Baudet.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Feb 2017

Catherine Baudet awarded inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize

Queensland architect Catherine Baudet has been awarded the inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize by the Australian Institute of Architects.

Catherine Baudet.
Award | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Feb 2017

2017 Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize

Queensland architect Catherine Baudet has been awarded the inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize by the Australian Institute of Architects.

Register of Australian women architects launched
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Dec 2016

Register of Australian women architects launched

A new register of Australian women in the built environment intends to make them “much more active in the public culture of architecture.”