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

Women, Wikipedia, Design – Australia

Get involved and help increase in the numbers of women in the Australian built environment represented on Wikipedia. The first Melbourne writing workshop is on September 13.
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.
The Elephant in our Parlour: everyday sexism in architecture

The Elephant in our Parlour: everyday sexism in architecture

It is time to start talking about everyday sexism in architecture – the elephant in the Parlour. Karen Burns leads the way.
Latest entries
Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media

Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media

We are delighted to be awarded the 2015 National Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media for the Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice. The citation reads as follows: The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice is a comprehensive resource providing guidance for the architecture profession in issues regarding equality. Parlour...
Send us your Portrait of Practice!

Send us your Portrait of Practice!

Be part of Parlour's first exhibition – send us your Portrait of Practice.
Feminism & architecture: women, architecture & academia

Feminism & architecture: women, architecture & academia

A one-day symposium aims to develop and share strategies for empowering women academics and students.
The wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design project

The wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design project

Read the wikiD project description, which has received funding from the Wikimedia Foundation.
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.
ID: 2757