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

Parlour Census Report

New data analysis by Gill Matthewson shows that women are taking matters into their own hands regarding their presence in architecture, but there is still much work to be done.
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.
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Join Parlour

Sign up to Parlour to be kept informed on upcoming initiatives and to participate in the discussion.
Long hours, fatigue and mental health

Long hours, fatigue and mental health

Do we have to accept that “long hours are just part of the job”? Ceilidh Higgins lays out the significant impacts of excessive overtime.
Brisbane Data Salon

Brisbane Data Salon

Join us for the Brisbane Data Salon on 4 April – a discussion of recent data analysis on women in Australian architecture and future action and advocacy.
Working between cultures

Working between cultures

Join us for a compelling conversation about designing among and between cultures, with three extraordinary speakers – Elisapeta Heta, Sarah Lynn Rees and Shaneen Fantin.
Women, Design + Housing Symposium

Women, Design + Housing Symposium

XYX Lab, the Department of Architecture at Monash University and  Schored Projects invite you to the Women, Design + Housing symposium, Wednesday 20 March.
Why Architects Matter

Why Architects Matter

Sarah Hobday-North finds much to provoke thought and action in Flora Samuel's book Why Architects Matter. 
Data at Work in WA

Data at Work in WA

Join the ACA, the Institute and Parlour in Fremantle for Data at Work, including a panel discussion about future action and advocacy.
In Conversation with … Melonie Bayl-Smith

In Conversation with … Melonie Bayl-Smith

Susie Ashworth talks with Melonie Bayl-Smith about transferable skills, what tough times can teach us, and the power of saying no...
Searching for female architects of colour

Searching for female architects of colour

Sarah Akigbogun outlines her plans for an online, crowd-sourced project documenting women architects of colour in the UK and beyond.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
ARBV flexible job opportunity

ARBV flexible job opportunity

The Architects Registration Board of Victoria is looking for a Principal Architect to oversee its compliance activities.
Informed by class

Informed by class

Our background or class has inevitable impacts on our careers, reflects Phillip Nielsen, bringing obstacles but also opportunities.
Nominate a woman for the ABC!

Nominate a woman for the ABC!

ABC News is seeking more women voices on its digital and broadcast platforms. So, nominate a colleague or friend – or yourself!
Ideal Homes

Ideal Homes

Catriona Quinn reviews Deborah Sugg Ryan's recent book, which brings previously invisible examples of suburban modernism into the spotlight.
2019 Emerging Architects Prize

2019 Emerging Architects Prize

Nominations for the Emerging Architects Prize are opening around the country.
Improving Accessibility in the Built Environment

Improving Accessibility in the Built Environment

Accessibility specialist Mary Ann Jackson outlines her important work on the assessment tools and required action for improved accessibility in the built environment.
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