PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design

wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design

We are delighted to announce that we have received seed funding from the Wikimedia Foundation for a joint project between Parlour, Architexx (New York) and n-ails (Berlin) to increase the representation of women architects on Wikipedia.
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.
The next step ...

The next step …

Parlour's crowd-funding campaign is now live. Please support us and help spread the word!
Parlour + the NCGE

Parlour + the NCGE

“I’ve lost my cynicism!” Speaking at the launch of Parlour Inc, Emma Williamson described her work with the National Committee for Gender Equity, and announced that the Institute of Architects has become Parlour’s inaugural Major Sponsor.
Latest entries
Wikipedia and women in architecture

Wikipedia and 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.
How to be 'notable'

How to be ‘notable’

Writing Wikipedia entries lead Tania Davidge to consider the concept 'notability', how it is constructed and what it means for women in architecture.
Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice help Australian architecture move towards a more equitable profession; one that offers opportunity for all and is better positioned to meet contemporary challenges.
get: GOING – Male Champions of Change

get: GOING – Male Champions of Change

Its time to fix the men – Andrew Nimmo reports on the launch of the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects Male Champions of Change program.
The challenge of changing culture

The challenge of changing culture

Monica Edwards and Natalie Lane-Rose speak with Arup CEO Peter Bailey about his role as a Champion of Change – a visible advocate for diversity in practice.
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.
A look behind the drapes – auditing Redshift’s equity practice

A look behind the drapes – auditing Redshift’s equity practice

Michael Lewarne reports on Redshift Architecture's equity audit – and challenges other offices to conduct similar workplace equity audits and publish the results.
Black feminism & the archi-sphere

Black feminism & the archi-sphere

Linda Kennedy has generously allowed us to republish her reflections on gender, architecture and Aboriginality, first posted on her blog Future Black.
GET: Going

GET: Going

Join the NSW Gender Equity Taskforce at GET:going, the launch of the Australian Institute of Architects (NSW Chapter) Champions of Change program.
The business case for gender equity

The business case for gender equity

Michael Smith outlines the advantages of gender equity for the business of architecture.
#seemejoinme

#seemejoinme

Be part of #seemejoinme, a new social media campaign to celebrate women in the construction industry.
Sydney Wikiparty!

Sydney Wikiparty!

The NSW Architects Registration Board is opening its doors for Women. Wikipedia Design.
Melbourne wikiparty!

Melbourne wikiparty!

Architecture office SIBLING is generously opening its doors for a Melbourne Wikiparty as part of Women. Wikipedia. Design – on March 8, International Women’s Day.
Women. Wikipedia. Design – Australia

Women. Wikipedia. Design – Australia

Get involved with the Women. Wikipedia. Design initiative and help increase in the numbers of women in the Australian built environment represented on Wikipedia.
Women. Wikipedia. Design.

Women. Wikipedia. Design.

Help Architexx rewrite history on on International Women's Day – join the Women Wikipedia Design Wikibomb.
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