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: edit-a-thon at Melbourne Art Book Fair

WikiD: edit-a-thon at Melbourne Art Book Fair

Parlour is delighted to be running a WikiD edit-a-thon as part of the 2017 Melbourne Art Book Fair at the National Gallery of Victoria. Join us on Saturday 18 March to help increase the number of Wikipedia articles on women in architecture and the built environment.
Queering Architecture?

Queering Architecture?

Parlour is delighted to support the XYX Lab event Queering Architecture? This panel discussion aims to open a preliminary and speculative conversation about what it might mean to queer architecture:
Women in the Street

Women in the Street

Karen Burns reflects on protest and the transformation of the street by the fluid body politic.
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.
Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice help architecture move towards a more equitable profession; and one that is better positioned to meet contemporary challenges.
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£5 discount on A Gendered Profession

£5 discount on A Gendered Profession

Parlour readers are offered a £5 discount on the A Gendered Profession, which is launching on 8 November.
Research project on cultural barriers

Research project on cultural barriers

A cross-institutional research team seeks staff and student participants for a new research project.
Where are the women architects?

Where are the women architects?

Kerstin Thompson reviews US historian and writer Despina Stratigakos’s latest book Where are the Women Architects?
Parental Leave Membership – Australian Institute of Architects

Parental Leave Membership – Australian Institute of Architects

We are pleased to alert readers to the Institute's Parental Leave and Special Circumstances membership option – a 75% reduction in fees.
Tutor in interior architecture at Monash

Tutor in interior architecture at Monash

The Interior Architecture program at Monash University is seeking expressions of interest for 2017 tutors.
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 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.
Women in architecture: Catherine Startari

Women in architecture: Catherine Startari

Our latest profile in the Women in Architecture series is GHD Woodhead architect and new NCGE member Catherine Startari, who has returned to home base after seven years working abroad.
Reporting from the Front

Reporting from the Front

Tania Davidge was in Venice on Parlour's behalf. Following her excellent guest posting on Instagram, she shares her thoughts on the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
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