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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 Spring Salon

Parlour Spring Salon

Please join us and guest speakers Kerstin Thompson and Clare Cousins at the Parlour Spring Salon.
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.
WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

Five brief guides to help you edit and write for Wikipedia. Now available in German as well as English!
Making history

Making history

History does not document contributions evenly. Janine Campbell reflects on the structural conditions of her own erasure, and Parlour's role in this.
Be a good fellow!

Be a good fellow!

The only way to redress the serious imbalance among the Institute Fellowship is for eligible women to put their hand up. Vanessa Bird outlines the latest gender equity initiatives of the Institute and calls for women to self-nominate.
Dear Artforum: Six men memorialise Zaha Hadid

Dear Artforum: Six men memorialise Zaha Hadid

Reading Artforum's latest issue, Karen Burns falls through a gap in time – between a sophisticated account of identity and the antiquated myths of architecture.
Overdue, overtime

Overdue, overtime

The prevalence of unpaid overtime has serious hidden costs for our profession. Clinton Cole calls for a more transparent remuneration system.
EOI – Shepparton Art Museum

EOI – Shepparton Art Museum

Greater Shepparton City Council invites expressions of interest for the first stage of a design competition for the new Shepparton Art Museum (SAM).
Class and Creed in Australian Architecture

Class and Creed in Australian Architecture

Class and connections can make or break a career, but does a class-ist culture serve the architecture profession well? Or does it limit the industry’s relevance to the community at large? Sam Perversi-Brooks digs down into the little-discussed but all-important issue of class.
Who's afraid of ethnic diversity?

Who’s afraid of ethnic diversity?

Sonia Sarangi continues the conversation about ethnic diversity, pointing to the well-documented advantages of the profession better reflecting the community.
Come along to the Queensland Equity Forum

Come along to the Queensland Equity Forum

The Queensland Equity Forum is a call for ideas and an open discussion about issues regarding equity in the architecture industry, Monday July 11.
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