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Women Transforming the City

Women Transforming the City

Parlour is delighted to present a discussion event as part of the 2015 M Pavilion program.
Women in Architecture: the Future of Practice

Women in Architecture: the Future of Practice

Please join a stellar panel of architects – Stephanie Smith, Rachel Neeson, Camilla Block and Imogen Howe – discuss the future of practice. Moderated by Parlour's Justine Clark.
Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media

Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media

We are delighted to have been awarded the 2015 National Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media for the Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice.
Send us your Portrait of Practice!

Send us your Portrait of Practice!

Be part of Parlour's first exhibition – send us your Portrait of Practice.
Portraits of Practice

Portraits of Practice

Parlour is delighted to announce ‘Portraits of Practice: At work in architecture’, an exhibition at the Tin Sheds Gallery in Sydney.
The wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design project

The wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design project

Read the wikiD project description, which has received funding from the Wikimedia Foundation.
The next step ...

The next step …

Parlour's first crowd-funding campaign is now finished and we are delighted that we exceeded the target!
A Parlour soirée

A Parlour soirée

Parlour, the University of Melbourne and the Australian Institute of Architects invite you to help launch Parlour's next phase.
Women in Architecture

Women in Architecture

Parlour is delighted to be participating in the Women in Architecture seminar in Valencia.
Champions of Change – the charter

Champions of Change – the charter

The first Champions of Change in architecture have now signed the charter. Congratulations to the Gender Equity Taskforce on establishing the program, and to the first signatories on stepping up to the challenge.
Making demands

Making demands

How do we adjust our cities to work for us? Parlour is delighted to be a partner in the Object: Australian Design Centre's Making Demands event.
Update 1: Wikipedia + women in architecture

Update 1: Wikipedia + women in architecture

The Women. Wikipedia. Design was a great success, with twenty new entries from Australia. An overview of work to date and plans for the future.
Parlour LIVE!

Parlour LIVE!

Parlour was shortlisted as Creative Directors for the Australian Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. Here is a preview of our stage 2 proposal.
Munro Diversity Award

Munro Diversity Award

We are delighted to announce that Justine Clark and Gill Matthewson have been awarded the inaugural Munro Diversity Award for their work on Parlour.
Why pay equity matters

Why pay equity matters

As Gill Matthewson comments, this quote she found about sums it up: “The literature shows that pay is an important predictor of the extent to which a person is valued in his or her employment context and, more specifically, of the extent to which this person is perceived to have...
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