PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Work/life
Against work-life balance

Against work-life balance

Amanda Kolson Hurley argues that it is time to talk bluntly about women and money.
Where do all the women go? I know!

Where do all the women go? I know!

Reflecting on her own recent experience of redundancy, one architect is sadly no longer surprised that there are so few registered woman architects.
Architecture + motherhood

Architecture + motherhood

Samara Greenwood tells her story of negotiating architecture and motherhood so far – interspersed with thoughts from friends and colleagues.
Work/life/work balance

Work/life/work balance

Poor work cultures affect everyone – women and men – as well as the viability of the profession. Andrew Maynard challenges the profession to end exploitative working practices.
The juggle

The juggle

Juggling work and life without being miserable is a big challenge. Sandra Kaji-O'Grady ponders how to do it.
Hit and miss

Hit and miss

What if halfway through a marathon the road diverged? Kerstin Thompson reflects on the complex choices woman – and men – confront in the journey of practice.
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