PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Vale Zaha Hadid, 1950–2016

Vale Zaha Hadid, 1950–2016

In the midst of many tributes to Zaha Hadid, Gill Matthewson offers a short reflection on what her career means in the context of gender and architecture, while John Gollings shares a fabulous image from his archive. Zaha Hadid has died suddenly in Miami at the young age of 65. She...
Lovely master bedroom, Mr Dickens

Lovely master bedroom, Mr Dickens

'Master bedroom', are you kidding me? Anthony Martin reminds his colleagues that certain phrases have no role in contemporary architecture.
Keeping it real as a student mum

Keeping it real as a student mum

Masters student and mother of two, Kate Sarkodee shares the joys and challenges of life on campus as an architecture student mum.
Shock horror statistics

Shock horror statistics

What do the recent AR Women in Architecture surveys really mean? Gill Matthewson digs into the stats and finds that some of the drama evaporates on close inspection.
Glass ceilings, mirrors, windows and views

Glass ceilings, mirrors, windows and views

Rosemary Burne offers reflections and perspectives on the changing nature of gender politics in architecture.
Parlour summer – order your t-shirt!

Parlour summer – order your t-shirt!

Show the world gender equity matters the stylish way this summer! Order your t-shirt now!
WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

We have developed a set of five brief guides to help you learn about writing for Wikipedia. Now available in German as well as English!
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.
Who wants to be a Woman Architect?

Who wants to be a Woman Architect?

We all want to be valued for the quality of our work, not framed by the fact of our gender. Karen Burns reflects on the complex interactions between culture and individual agency.
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Parlour is now on Facebook

Parlour is now on Facebook

Parlour has now added Facebook to its social media activity, you can find us there as well as on Twitter and Instagram. We hope this helps you to stay up to date with all things Parlour.
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.
The Parlour effect

The Parlour effect

And now for the good news – the number of women registering in Australia has skyrocketed!
Same words, different mouth

Same words, different mouth

Gill Matthewson on the complexities of voice and gender in architecture.
Parlour summer – order your t-shirt!

Parlour summer – order your t-shirt!

Show the world gender equity matters the stylish way this summer! Order your t-shirt now!
Will Technology Create the Next Generation Gender Divide?

Will Technology Create the Next Generation Gender Divide?

Why are women so rare in the influential field of architectural technology? Ceilidh Higgins considers the tech gender divide and the impact of this on women’s careers.
Hidden Hegemonies

Hidden Hegemonies

Cathy Smith offers a ‘Do-It -Yourself’ guide to navigating the difficult terrain of the architectural academic workplace.
WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

WikiD Guide to Wikipedia Editing

We have developed a set of five brief guides to help you learn about writing for Wikipedia. Now available in German as well as English!
Women in Architecture: Georgia Singleton

Women in Architecture: Georgia Singleton

Georgia Singleton, Global Director of Health, Education and Science at Woods Bagot, is the third in Michael Smith's profile series on impressive women who are shaping architecture in Australia.
'Architecture: Where are the Women?' Revisited

‘Architecture: Where are the Women?’ Revisited

Revisiting her 2003 article on women in architecture, Tanya Trevisan calls for more action to tackle continuing inequality in the profession.
Who is on Wikipedia already?

Who is on Wikipedia already?

Australian women architects on Wikipedia is increasing – check out who is already there, and get inspired to add more entries.
Women in Design in the Tropics

Women in Design in the Tropics

Shaneen Fantin writes of the importance of engaging with other women on big issues and ideas – a fortifying and joyful experience – and observes that over one third of the architectural practices in Cairns are led by women.
Buy a Ticket!

Buy a Ticket!

Julia Donoho outlines her strategy for redressing the striking gender imbalance in the world of architecture awards.
Instagram guest hosting

Instagram guest hosting

Protocols for our Instagram guest hosts.
Opportunity with the Anganwadi Project

Opportunity with the Anganwadi Project

The Anganwadi Project has a unique opportunity available for an architect or recent graduate to join the upcoming 2015/2016 build.
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