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Parlour Seasonal Salons

Parlour Seasonal Salons

We are delighted to introduce the Parlour Seasonal Salons, convivial quarterly events for the Parlour community.
An anxious discipline

An anxious discipline

Byron Kinnaird on the need for our discipline to take responsibility for the mental health of students and the wider profession.
Fairer fees to future-proof the profession

Fairer fees to future-proof the profession

Under-valuing the core business of design is not the path to a sustainable industry. At the recent Victorian architecture awards, Vanessa Bird beseeches architects to value themselves and their work, and to set fees accordingly. The future of the profession will depend upon it.
Cultural diversity in architecture

Cultural diversity in architecture

“Architecture is very … white.” Yvonne Meng raises the uncomfortable issue of race and cultural diversity in architecture, arguing that we must advocate for equity for all.
Shock horror statistics

Shock horror statistics

What do the recent AR Women in Architecture surveys really mean? Gill Matthewson digs into the stats and finds that some of the drama evaporates on close inspection.
Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice help architecture move towards a more equitable profession; and one that is better positioned to meet contemporary challenges.
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Marion's List is live – add your profile now!

Marion’s List is live – add your profile now!

Parlour is delighted to launch Marion's List, a public register for the women of Australian architecture and the built environment disciplines.
Perspectives on Time

Perspectives on Time

For some interesting perspectives on the topic of Time, head down to this upcoming Sydney speaker event.
'We judge everyone on merit'

‘We judge everyone on merit’

A fictionalised account of the subtleties of workplace inequity by Sarah Lebner.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
£5 discount on A Gendered Profession

£5 discount on A Gendered Profession

Parlour readers are offered a £5 discount on the A Gendered Profession, which is launching on 8 November.
Research project on cultural barriers

Research project on cultural barriers

A cross-institutional research team seeks staff and student participants for a new research project.
Where are the women architects?

Where are the women architects?

Kerstin Thompson reviews US historian and writer Despina Stratigakos’s latest book Where are the Women Architects?
Parental Leave Membership – Australian Institute of Architects

Parental Leave Membership – Australian Institute of Architects

We are pleased to alert readers to the Institute's Parental Leave and Special Circumstances membership option – a 75% reduction in fees.
Tutor in interior architecture at Monash

Tutor in interior architecture at Monash

The Interior Architecture program at Monash University is seeking expressions of interest for 2017 tutors.
MADA –  Space and Gender Laboratory research assistant

MADA – Space and Gender Laboratory research assistant

The MADA Space and Gender Laboratory is looking for a research assistant for an immediate start.
Parlour Seasonal Salons

Parlour Seasonal Salons

We are delighted to introduce the Parlour Seasonal Salons, convivial quarterly events for the Parlour community.
An anxious discipline

An anxious discipline

Byron Kinnaird on the need for our discipline to take responsibility for the mental health of students and the wider profession.
Architectures of internment

Architectures of internment

Kate Sarkodee speaks to Dr Anoma Pieris about her research into WW2 internment camps and the implications for contemporary issues of detention.
Instagram guest hosting

Instagram guest hosting

Protocols for our Instagram guest hosts.
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