Category Archives: Gender Equity in Architecture

Turning the ship around

2017 marks five years of substantial and sustained cultural change within the Australian Architecture profession. On this International Women’s Day it is timely to reflect on how far we have come towards a diverse profession, as well as how far … Continue reading

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Red+Black interview with Jennifer Cunich, CEO of the Australian Institute of Architects

In May the Australian Institute of Architects ushered in a new era in their history with the commencement of a new CEO, Jennifer Cunich. In the weeks since beginning her new role, Cunich has been traveling across the country, meeting … Continue reading

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2016 National Architecture Conference Day 2

How Soon is now? What does this mean and what has it got to do with architecture? Day 2 of the Australian Institute of Architects National Conference kicked off in earnest with a full day of talks at the Adelaide … Continue reading

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2016 National Architecture Conference Day 1

It is that time of the year again, architectural Christmas, or as others may know it as the National Architecture Conference. Given it is an annual festival where the extended Australian architecture family gather to meet and exchange presents (ideas), … Continue reading

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An open letter to members of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Please note this story has been updated, see updates below. An open letter to members of the Australian Institute of Architects. Dear members Today I am taking the unusual step of writing an open letter to other regular members of … Continue reading

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Women leading the way in 2016

There is no doubt that Victoria has some incredible architectural talent across the full spectrum of architectural practice. Our cities, towns and neighbourhoods are being continually enriched by the high quality architecture being produced by Victoria’s architects. Perhaps in the … Continue reading

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Mentoring the next generation: a case study

Over the course of 2015, architecture practice Atelier Red+Black established a trial mentorship program for women in their final year of university studies. There were a few reasons for initiating this program – including a desire to give back to … Continue reading

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