PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Women, Wikipedia, Design – Australia

Women, Wikipedia, Design – Australia

Get involved and help increase in the numbers of women in the Australian built environment represented on Wikipedia. The first Melbourne writing workshop is on September 13.
Help support Parlour

Help support Parlour

To continue our work, Parlour needs your support. We need assistance from sponsors, donors and supporters – like-minded organisations, business and individuals who value our work and its results.
Six myths about women and architecture

Six myths about women and architecture

Debunking the myths - Justine Clark's presentation to Making, the Australian Institute of Architects National Conference.
The Elephant in our Parlour: everyday sexism in architecture

The Elephant in our Parlour: everyday sexism in architecture

It is time to start talking about everyday sexism in architecture – the elephant in the Parlour. Karen Burns leads the way.
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Join Parlour

Sign up to Parlour to be kept informed on upcoming initiatives and to participate in the discussion.
At the Beginning

At the Beginning

We are thrilled to present Camilla Block’s opening talk from Women in Architecture Talk: The Future of Practice, at the University of Sydney.
Who is on Wikipedia already?

Who is on Wikipedia already?

Australian women architects on Wikipedia is increasing – check out who is already there, and get inspired to add more entries.
Women Transforming the City

Women Transforming the City

Parlour is delighted to present a discussion event as part of the 2015 M Pavilion program.
WikiD writing workshops – September

WikiD writing workshops – September

Our first wikiD writing workshops are coming up in Melbourne, Berlin and New York. Please join us to help write more women into Wikipedia.
The Expert + The Architect

The Expert + The Architect

A free public talk series brings together architects and the people they work with / for.
Part-time, flexible job opportunity

Part-time, flexible job opportunity

Kart Projects, based in Melbourne, has a short-term contract role for an architect/experienced graduate to assist with documenting a residential project. Immediate start. The ideal candidate will have strong design and AutoCAD documentation experience and the ability to work fairly independently in a small team. We are a ‘family’ practice...
A Gendered Profession

A Gendered Profession

NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL HAS NOW PASSED Call for chapter proposals for a new book – A Gendered Profession, edited by James Benedict Brown, Harriet Harriss, Ruth Morrow and James Soane. For a profession that claims to be so concerned with the needs of society, the continuing gender imbalance in architectural...
Women in Architecture: the Future of Practice

Women in Architecture: the Future of Practice

Please join a stellar panel of architects – Stephanie Smith, Rachel Neeson, Camilla Block and Imogen Howe – discuss the future of practice. Moderated by Parlour's Justine Clark.
Karen Burns on ArchiTel

Karen Burns on ArchiTel

Watch the fabulous Karen Burns speak about Parlour with Jan Henderson of Architel. You can find the interview here.
Why Archicentre Matters

Why Archicentre Matters

Margaret Skilbeck argues that Archicentre provides an important avenue for women to establish their own practices and thereby stay within the profession.
Naomi Stead on the radio

Naomi Stead on the radio

Listen to a great interview with Naomi Stead on Blueprints for Design, on Radio National.
Congratulations Kirsteen Mackay!

Congratulations Kirsteen Mackay!

Congratulations Kirsteen Mackay – South Australia’s next Government Architect.
Adrian Ashton Prize for Writing and Criticism

Adrian Ashton Prize for Writing and Criticism

Parlour is thrilled to have been awarded the Adrian Ashton Prize for Writing and Criticism at the 2015 NSW Architecture Awards.
Women and Design in the Tropics

Women and Design in the Tropics

The next Designed in Cairns seminar is on Women and Design in the Tropics and the organisers are looking for one more speaker.
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