Policy can play a significant role in improving equity and diversity in architecture – at the level of the profession, the institutions that frame, govern and educate, and individual workplaces large and small.
“I’ve lost my cynicism!” Speaking at the launch of Parlour Inc, Emma Williamson described her work with the National Committee for Gender Equity, and announced that the Institute of Architects has become Parlour’s inaugural Major Sponsor.
So, now that we have the research, what do we do? Naomi Stead and Justine Clark outline the programs and tools for a more equitable profession.
Congratulations to the Australian Institute of Architects on the release of its Gender Equity Policy.
Why do we need an equity policy for Australian architecture and how might this best be developed? Naomi Stead and Justine Clark outline the issues.