PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
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
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.
What next for Parlour?

What next for Parlour?

The research funding that led to Parlour is now finished, but there is still much work to do and we want to make the most of the significant momentum we have built so far.
Gender equity in architecture: What can we do?

Gender equity in architecture: What can we do?

So, now that we have the research, what do we do? Naomi Stead and Justine Clark outline the programs and tools for a more equitable profession.
Making it Happen

Making it Happen

Join the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter for a light breakfast to celebrate International Women's Day – Friday 6 March 2015.
How do we compare to other professions?

How do we compare to other professions?

Dr Amanda Roan and Professor Gillian Whitehouse reveal a clear disparity between women's participation in architecture as compared with other professions.
Call for SA Design Review Panel members

Call for SA Design Review Panel members

The South Australian Design Review Program is seeking new members for its Design Review Panel.
Does motherhood + architecture = no career?

Does motherhood + architecture = no career?

Sandra Kaji O’Grady examines the ‘proverbial elephant in the room’: the impact of children on women’s architecture careers.
On being an architect and a dad

On being an architect and a dad

Warwick Mihaly reflects on architecture and fatherhood.
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