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Vale Zaha Hadid, 1950–2016

Vale Zaha Hadid, 1950–2016

In the midst of many tributes to Zaha Hadid, Gill Matthewson offers a short reflection on what her career means in the context of gender and architecture, while John Gollings shares a fabulous image from his archive. Zaha Hadid has died suddenly in Miami at the young age of 65. She...
Lovely master bedroom, Mr Dickens

Lovely master bedroom, Mr Dickens

'Master bedroom', are you kidding me? Anthony Martin reminds his colleagues that certain phrases have no role in contemporary architecture.
Keeping it real as a student mum

Keeping it real as a student mum

Masters student and mother of two, Kate Sarkodee shares the joys and challenges of life on campus as an architecture student mum.
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.
Glass ceilings, mirrors, windows and views

Glass ceilings, mirrors, windows and views

Rosemary Burne offers reflections and perspectives on the changing nature of gender politics in architecture.
Parlour summer – order your t-shirt!

Parlour summer – order your t-shirt!

Show the world gender equity matters the stylish way this summer! Order your t-shirt now!
WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

We have developed a set of five brief guides to help you learn about writing for Wikipedia. Now available in German as well as English!
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.
Who wants to be a Woman Architect?

Who wants to be a Woman Architect?

We all want to be valued for the quality of our work, not framed by the fact of our gender. Karen Burns reflects on the complex interactions between culture and individual agency.
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Women Transforming the City – Part 2

Women Transforming the City – Part 2

Parlour, the NCGE and AWS invite you to Women Transforming the City – Part 2, a lively discussion about women shaping our cities and environments.
How Soon is Now?

How Soon is Now?

Have you got your tickets for the National Architecture Conference in Adelaide yet? You better get your skates on. It's less than a month away.
Vale Zaha Hadid, 1950–2016

Vale Zaha Hadid, 1950–2016

In the midst of many tributes to Zaha Hadid, Gill Matthewson offers a short reflection on what her career means in the context of gender and architecture, while John Gollings shares a fabulous image from his archive. Zaha Hadid has died suddenly in Miami at the young age of 65. She...
Lovely master bedroom, Mr Dickens

Lovely master bedroom, Mr Dickens

'Master bedroom', are you kidding me? Anthony Martin reminds his colleagues that certain phrases have no role in contemporary architecture.
Women in Architecture: Clare Kwok

Women in Architecture: Clare Kwok

Meet Clare Kwok, our latest profile in the National Gender Equity Committee's Women in Architecture series.
Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

The gender pay gap in architecture does not discriminate, hitting just about every age group. Gill Matthewson digs into the Census stats and uncovers disturbing results.
Keeping it real as a student mum

Keeping it real as a student mum

Masters student and mother of two, Kate Sarkodee shares the joys and challenges of life on campus as an architecture student mum.
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.
Remembering Jennifer Taylor

Remembering Jennifer Taylor

In February 2016, friends and colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of Jennifer Taylor. Sydney architect Rachel Neeson paid tribute to her former teacher and dear friend.
Women in Architecture: Melinda Dodson

Women in Architecture: Melinda Dodson

Melinda Dodson, director and principal architect of Melinda Dodson Architects, interviewed by Michael Smith.
Places women make

Places women make

Urbanist Jane Jose celebrates the unsung urban heroines who have shaped our cities in her book, Places Women Make: Unearthing the contribution of women to our cities.
Glass ceilings, mirrors, windows and views

Glass ceilings, mirrors, windows and views

Rosemary Burne offers reflections and perspectives on the changing nature of gender politics in architecture.
How to flex

How to flex

The secret is out! Sonia Sarangi reports on How to Flex, a discussion CPD event that demonstrated the advantages of flexible workplaces.
Women in Architecture: Caroline Stalker

Women in Architecture: Caroline Stalker

In our latest profile of impressive women in Australian architecture, Michael Smith interviews Caroline Stalker.
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