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

The questions to ask

A career does not make itself – it requires planning, political nous, ambition and perseverance. Ann Lau outlines the things graduates need to consider.
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Flash mob!

Flash mob!

We wish we could have been in Venice to see Odile Decq raise the first fan in the feminist flash mob, but we were cheering on from the antipodes.
Balancing professional and family life

Balancing professional and family life

For Shannon Battisson, balancing motherhood with a business start-up was one of the biggest challenges she’d ever faced, but it was also one of the most rewarding.
Seize the opportunity

Seize the opportunity

Be humble and be ambitious, and believe everything is possible, advises Shelley Penn.
Brisbane Autumn Salon

Brisbane Autumn Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Brisbane Autumn Salon, hosted by Brickworks on May 24.
The path to specialisation

The path to specialisation

Lucy Burke-Smith looks back on her journey from gleaming white boxes to the bricks and mortar of heritage conservation.
Women, gongs and architecture

Women, gongs and architecture

Depressingly few women architects have been recognised with an Australian Honour since they were established in 1975. Ruth McGowan shows us how to correct the imbalance.
Gender, emotion and bias

Gender, emotion and bias

After 'an evening with Hillary', Andrew Pettifer takes an honest look at his emotional responses to gender – and asks others to do the same.
UTas research opportunity

UTas research opportunity

An opportunity has opened up for a research assistant in Architecture & Design at The University of Tasmania’s Launceston campus.
The importance of claiming recognition

The importance of claiming recognition

Ignore self doubt and apply for Fellowship of the Australian Institute of Architects! Melonie Bayl-Smith leads by example.
Yes, we plan!

Yes, we plan!

Elke Duda and Sarah Rivière review the recent symposium ‘Yes, we Plan!’, hosted in Frankfurt by n-ails Berlin  with DAM and the German networks of women architects. 
MADA PhD scholarships

MADA PhD scholarships

Monash University’s XYX Lab is seeking expressions of interest for PhD scholarships (local and international).
Wanted: Senior Professional Designer

Wanted: Senior Professional Designer

Monash University seeks a senior professional designer for a critical role in the action-research program RISE.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
Between academia and industry

Between academia and industry

The challenges inherent in moving between industry and academia made me a stronger practitioner, says Anuradha Chatterjee.
Women and Architecture Revisited

Women and Architecture Revisited

The summer 1975 edition of Meanjin Quarterly featured a groundbreaking essay by University of Melbourne lecturer Deborah White.
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