Women in Architecture
A 2013 report prepared as part of the Equity and Diversity in the Australian Architecture Profession: Women, Work and Leadership (2011–2014) research project by Parlour observed that women graduating from architecture schools in Australia had increased dramatically from an estimated 10% of all architecture graduates in 1974, to an average of 41% between 2000 and 2010. Post-graduation however, the data shows a concerning pattern of women leaving the profession over time.
Nicholas Brunsdon and the Rise of Emerging Practices
Nicholas Brunsdon, director of WA practice POST- and this year’s Australian Institute of Architects National Emerging Architect Prize winner, has built a professional foundation through working with small firms, an experience that he considers “a great ladder into entrepreneurial and diligent practice”.
A new approach to facilities from the ground up
Businesses are beginning to recognise the importance of an integrated approach to the design, construction and management of their buildings.
The changing role of Risk in architecture
Donald Bates, Hamish Lyon and Andrew Mackenzie have partnered to explore the changing role of risk in architecture for this year’s National Architecture Conference, which takes place in Melbourne, 14-16 May, 2015.
Melbourne Architecture Annual – Festival on Now
Melbourne Architecture Annual (MA|A) is a week-long festival that engages with the public to create an open discussion about architecture, city building and sustainable communities.