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.
Six myths about women and architecture

Six myths about women and architecture

Debunking the myths - Justine Clark's presentation to Making, the Australian Institute of Architects National Conference.
Latest entries
Parlour plans

Parlour plans

There is much work to be done and Parlour has big plans. Work and projects to come include: Marion’s List We need never again hear the excuse ”we asked one woman, but she couldn’t come“. Marion’s List, a public register of the women of Australian architecture, will be launched mid-2015....
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.
Parlour : Inc launch in pictures

Parlour : Inc launch in pictures

The Parlour Inc launch was a fantastic, positive event full of ambition for a more equitable and robust profession.
The next step ...

The next step …

Parlour's first crowd-funding campaign is now finished and we are delighted that we exceeded the target!
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.
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.
National Committee for Gender Equity

National Committee for Gender Equity

The National Committee for Gender Equity is responsible for ensuring that the Australian Institute of Architects policy has an effect.
Women in Architecture

Women in Architecture

Parlour is delighted to be participating in the Women in Architecture seminar in Valencia.
Part-time, flexible job opportunity

Part-time, flexible job opportunity

Project 12 Architecture is looking for a part-time employee to work with them to document a new residential project.
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.
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.
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