Tag: International Womens Day 2018

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.

A render of the Joynton Avenue Creative Centre by Peter Stutchbury Architecture.
Review | Linda Cheng | 7 Mar 2018

The women behind Australia’s built future

Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2018, ArchitectureAU speaks to the women at the helm of five highly anticipated architectural projects, from a new model of housing to vast and complex educational and healthcare facilities.

Architect, brand developer and businessperson Jan O'Connor.

The entrepreneurial architect: Jan O’Connor on tea, success and architecture

Architect, brand developer and businessperson Jan O’Connor co-founded the highly successful tea retail business T2.

‘A gracious and elegant lady doing a man's job’: Australia's first woman architect
Review | Linda Cheng | 7 Mar 2018

‘A gracious and elegant lady doing a man’s job’: Australia’s first woman architect

ArchitectureAU revisits Robert Freestone and Bronwyn Hanna’s 2008 book Florence Taylor’s Hats, which chronicles the extraordinary achievements of Australia’s first woman architect.

Understanding the messiness of life: Kali Marnane
People | Patrick Hunn | 7 Mar 2018

Understanding the messiness of life: Kali Marnane

Ahead of 2018 International Women’s Day – this year focused on the role women play in humanitarian planning – Kali Marnane relays what she has learnt about Australian architecture in an Indian slum.

Bholu 15 Preschool, by Kali Marnane and Niini Soisalo de Mendonça, in Ahmedabad’s Ramapir No Tekro slum, India (2016).
Practice | Kelly Greenop | 7 Mar 2018

Women to the Front: Working in Asia

As part of the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum in Brisbane, the Working in Asia panel discussion was a platform for Australian women in architecture to discuss their approaches to and experiences of international practice.