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Hobart Spring Salon

Hobart Spring Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Hobart Spring Salon with Nicky Adams and Sarah Lindsay, hosted by Brickworks.
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.
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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Congratulations Catherine Baudet!

Congratulations Catherine Baudet!

The inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize has been awarded to Catherine Baudet. Parlour extends its warmest congratulations to Catherine.
Breaking news: women are not condiments

Breaking news: women are not condiments

Dodgy data on the gender pay gap has inspired alarmist headlines and some rather archaic opinions, argues Gill Matthewson.
Queering Architecture: Framing the conversation

Queering Architecture: Framing the conversation

Queering Architecture? convenors Naomi Stead and Nicole Kalms explore the themes and questions around their upcoming XYX Lab event.
Getting started editing Wikipedia

Getting started editing Wikipedia

Getting started on your first Wikipedia entry can be daunting. We can help you work out where to start, and how to find the resources and references you need.
NCGE essay 1: Leadership

NCGE essay 1: Leadership

Women make great leaders, but a seat at the top table is often elusive. Emma Williamson explores the obstacles women face on the road to the top.
Women in the Street

Women in the Street

Karen Burns reflects on protest and the transformation of the street by the fluid body politic.
Cheers to Marion!

Cheers to Marion!

Karen Burns raises her glass to Marion Mahony Griffin – one of Australia's most impressive architects, who could also pull off wearing a Tutankhamen turban at a garden party.
Marion's List is live – add your profile now!

Marion’s List is live – add your profile now!

Parlour is delighted to launch Marion's List, a public register for the women of Australian architecture and the built environment disciplines.
'We judge everyone on merit'

‘We judge everyone on merit’

A fictionalised account of the subtleties of workplace inequity by Sarah Lebner.
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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.
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