PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Posts by Justine Clark
What next for Parlour?

What next for Parlour?

The research funding that led to Parlour is now finished, but there is still much work to do. We'd appreciate your input as we consider how to fund ongoing work and advocacy so we can make the most of the significant momentum we have built so far. 
Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

Parlour is delighted to launch the Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice. The Guides have been developed to help Australian architecture move towards a more equitable profession; one that offers opportunity for all and is better positioned to meet contemporary challenges.
Put your hand up! Gender Equity Committee

Put your hand up! Gender Equity Committee

Late last year we celebrated the new Gender Equity Policy for the Australian Institute of Architects. Now its time to put it into action and make things happen.
Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Policy

Australian Institute of Architects Gender Equity Policy

Congratulations to the Australian Institute of Architects on the release of its Gender Equity Policy.
The 'half-life' of women architects

The ‘half-life’ of women architects

What can the 2011 census tell us about the "half-life" of woman architects? Gill Matthewson and Justine Clark take a look.
Transform – a quick recap (with pictures)

Transform – a quick recap (with pictures)

Transform was a fantastic success and we would like to thank everyone involved – we have had some wonderful feedback and look forward to continuing the conversation (not to mention shaking up the profession!) We will reflect more on the day in coming weeks, but in the meantime here are...
Demanding Pritzker recognition for Denise Scott Brown

Demanding Pritzker recognition for Denise Scott Brown

A new petition demanding that the Pritzker Prize Committee recognise the contribution of Denise Scott Brown is rapidly collecting signatures – add yours. The Women in Design group at Havard’s GSD has started a petition asking the Pritzker Prize Committee to recognise Denise Scott Brown alongside Robert Venturi in the 1991 Pritzker Prize. The petition follows on...
The graduate gender pay gap part 1 – what do the numbers mean?

The graduate gender pay gap part 1 – what do the numbers mean?

What does the 17% graduate gender pay gap in architecture and building mean? Justine Clark teases out the numbers and the issues.
Stories of the Downturn

Stories of the Downturn

How do economic cycles effect careers? What strategies do architects develop to navigate economic downturns? What role does gender play?
Going Places

Going Places

Going Places is a fundamental document for research into gender and Australian architecture. The reception of this, and the follow-up report The Career Progression of Men in Architecture, raise important issues for the current research.
Architecture, gender, economics

Architecture, gender, economics

Justine Clark outlines the various intersections of gender, economics and architecture.
Why equity policy matters

Why equity policy matters

Why do we need an equity policy for Australian architecture and how might this best be developed? Naomi Stead and Justine Clark outline the issues.
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