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Congratulations Naomi Stead

Congratulations Naomi Stead

Parlour's own Naomi Stead has been appointed the Head of Architecture at Monash University's MADA.
Two stories

Two stories

Two recent perspectives on gender equity at work and in the home provided much food for thought. Gill Matthewson addresses the issues.
Opportunity at Wood Marsh Architecture

Opportunity at Wood Marsh Architecture

Wood Marsh Architecture is seeking a registered architect to join Roger, Randal and the team on a number of upcoming projects.
What's so critical? Why the long hours?

What’s so critical? Why the long hours?

Is it really necessary for us to accept a long hours culture? Ceilidh Higgins investigates.
No, women do not earn more than men in architecture

No, women do not earn more than men in architecture

Before accepting every story that gets circulated, it’s important to look at the facts. Gill Matthewson points out that claims in Vogue are just not credible.
Letters to my Younger Self

Letters to my Younger Self

Do you have some advice to share? Parlour is starting a new series full of useful tips and stories of women working in the built environment. Why not be a part of it?
Confidence is the key

Confidence is the key

Naomi Stead looks back and offers some well-earned advice about ignoring self-doubt and building up confidence in your own abilities.
Clear, calm and confident

Clear, calm and confident

Clear communication and a calm, confident approach will take you far, advises Ceilidh Higgins.
Nomadic by necessity

Nomadic by necessity

Flexibility, persistence and a willingness to leave her home city created opportunities for Jacinda Sadler.
MADA seeks Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor

MADA seeks Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor

Monash Art Design and Architecture (MADA) has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Spatial/Experience Design to join the faculty.
SA Design Review Program seeks new members

SA Design Review Program seeks new members

Are you passionate about good design in South Australia? The South Australian Design Review Program is seeking new members for its Design Review Panel.
IAWA – Milka Bliznakov Research Prize

IAWA – Milka Bliznakov Research Prize

The 2017 Milka Bliznakov Research Prize is calling for submissions. Why not get involved and help fill the glaring gap in knowledge about women's professional achievements in architecture
The merits of mentoring

The merits of mentoring

When it comes to creating a motivated and well-supported architectural workforce, mentoring is a no-brainer, argues Michael Smith.
Women in Architecture: Susan Dugdale

Women in Architecture: Susan Dugdale

Meet Alice Springs–based architect Susan Dugdale, the latest profile in our Women in Architecture series.
Wanted: Experienced project architect

Wanted: Experienced project architect

A Melbourne-based architecture practice seeks an experienced project architect to work 4–5 days per week on high-end residential projects.
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