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

Why do women leave and where do they go? And what does ‘leaving’ mean anyway? We have few answers for Australia, but there is interesting work internationally to build on. We’d be interested to hear from those who have ‘left’.

Why do women leave?

Why do women leave?

Karen Burns examines the Parlour survey responses to understand why women leave the profession.
A lost legacy

A lost legacy

Attrition rates for women architecture graduates are high with many bright graduates leaving the profession early. Diana Griffiths ponders this lost legacy.
Opting out of architecture

Opting out of architecture

Carla Corroto's recent interviews with American women who have left the profession challenge some of the assumptions about how to increase participation.
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