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

Participating in the public culture of architecture.

Women in Architecture

Women in Architecture

Parlour is delighted to be participating in the Women in Architecture seminar in Valencia.
Update 1: Wikipedia + women in architecture

Update 1: Wikipedia + 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.
The advantages of being a woman architect?

The advantages of being a woman architect?

Let's make an architectural counterpart to the Guerrilla Girls' great poster.
Disciplining Identities: Part 2 – Models for change

Disciplining Identities: Part 2 – Models for change

What actions can we take to reshape our discipline? Part two of Lori Brown's essay outlines four case studies from other disciplines.
Feminism and architecture part 3: Where to next?

Feminism and architecture part 3: Where to next?

What are the new agendas for feminism and architecture? In part 3 of her lecture Susana Torre outlines what we might do next.
Wanted: Ms Government Architect

Wanted: Ms Government Architect

We’re well into the 21st century and Australia has yet to appoint its first female government architect. Sara Stace ponders why.
New Residential Zoning for Victoria

New Residential Zoning for Victoria

The impact of restrictive new residential zones will be far-reaching and detrimental, argues Colleen Peterson.
Going Beyond

Going Beyond

Emily Grandstaff-Rice reports on the American Institute of Architects' Women's Leadership Summit.
The architecture of choice: re-framing feminism

The architecture of choice: re-framing feminism

"... society needs feminist architects to identify the political implications of design and planning." Carla Corroto argues for a new function for feminism in architecture.
Australian women of the 2012 Venice Biennale

Australian women of the 2012 Venice Biennale

Tania Davidge reflects on the diverse range of Australian women at in the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Getting the balance right.

Getting the balance right.

Sandra Kaji-O'Grady, one of the Creative Directors of Material reflects on gender equity and conference speaker line-ups.
The two faces of architecture

The two faces of architecture

Do unsustainable employment practices and continual fee cutting mean architecture is driving itself into the ground?
Leading the charge

Leading the charge

Caroline Stalker, a director at Architectus, reflects on why women aren't doing better in architecture and what we can do about it.
Successes, strategies and struggles

Successes, strategies and struggles

Wendy Bertrand reflects on forty years of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals.
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