Equity by Design

Equity by Design is a call to action for both women and men to realize the goal of equitable practice, advance architecture, sustain the profession and communicate the value of design to society. 

Resources discussed at the 2015 Equity by Design symposium:

Designing for Diversity: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Architectural Profession
by Kathryn H. Anthony

Ask For It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want
by Linda Babcock, Sara Laschever

Web Resources:
The Missing 32 Percent Project/Equity by Design

Parlour: Women, Equity, Architecture


Resolution 15-1: Equity in Architecture

List of WLS Resources

WLS Conference Video Summary

RIBA – Role Models program

2003 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada: ‘Consultation & Roundtables on Women in Architecture in Canada
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC). Recommendations include: celebrating women’s achievements, publishing salary grids, improving Institute flexibility to recognize part-time employment and parental leave and expanding the definition of ‘architect’ to those in non-traditional roles.

The Career Progression of Men in Architecture
This Australian Institute of Architects report is a response to Paula Whitman’s Going Places report. Many of the findings regarding men’s attitudes to workplace and promotion are similar to Going Places.

2005 Going Places: The Career Progression of Women in Architecture
The result of a comprehensive survey of women in Australian architecture, by Paula Whitman including a set of recommendations.

2007 Gathering and Reviewing Data on Diversity within the Construction Professions
A report by Ann de Graft-Johnson, Rachel Sara, Fiona Gleed and Nada Brkljac, commissioned by the the Diversity Panel of the UK Construction Industry Council. Includes an extensive bibliography.

2010 Practice and Gender in Architecture: A survey of New Zealand Architecture Graduates 1987–2008
A report by Professor Errol Haarhoff looking at the progression of New Zealand women architecture graduates into practice.