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 in Action, 2019–2020

Parlour in Action, 2019–2020

Parlour has had an extraordinarily busy 18 months. We have now sat down and put it all together in our latest Parlour in Action report – a bumper edition, covering Parlour activity over the period May 2019–December 2020
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.
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Join Parlour

Join Parlour

Sign up to Parlour to be kept informed on upcoming initiatives and to participate in the discussion.
2021 Sydney Winter Salon

2021 Sydney Winter Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the 2021 Sydney Winter Salon, with Kathlyn Loseby and Monica Edwards, hosted by Brickworks.
2021 Melbourne Winter Salon

2021 Melbourne Winter Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the 2021 Melbourne Winter Salon, with Hari Pliambas and Katherine Sainsbery, hosted by Brickworks.
Preparing for Climate Change

Preparing for Climate Change

Watch Parlour LAB 06: Preparing for Climate Change: cities, design and ecology with Nerida Horner and Ihnji Jon.
Girl UNinterrupted

Girl UNinterrupted

Girl UNinterrupted is a Boston-based initiative, which aims to bridge the knowledge gap between emerging professionals and leaders, through surveys, a manual and an interview series.
Women Write Architecture

Women Write Architecture

Women Write Architecture was established in 2017 by Harriet Harriss as an educator resource reading list of women architecture writers.
Re-imagining communication access in design

Re-imagining communication access in design

Ilianna Ginnis argues for recognition of individuals with non-verbal and diverse communication, and the need to incorporate appropriate engagement into the design process.
Urban & Cultural Heritage short courses

Urban & Cultural Heritage short courses

The University of Melbourne has launched a suite of professional development short courses in Urban and Cultural Heritage, with the next one starting on 3 June.
Action in the Field

Action in the Field

Action in the Field documents the many projects and groups working to increase diversity and equity in architecture and the built environment professions around the world.
Parity Group & Parity Front

Parity Group & Parity Front

Gender and inclusion are the focus for the Parity Group, based at ETH Zurich and Parity Front, an independent offshoot that aims to support the conversation in schools beyond ETH.
Portico

Portico

Established by Sophie Hamer in 2015, Portico is a global community and online platform for aspiring architects, centred on building a world and life in architecture.
Welcoming Unruly Bodies

Welcoming Unruly Bodies

Watch Jos Boys explore how everyday social, spatial and material practices come to frame what is ‘normal’ and ‘ordinary’ and questions our assumptions about who gets valued.
Equity in Housing

Equity in Housing

How can practitioners and researchers help create more equitable built environments? Watch Samantha Donnelly and Sophie Dyring discuss their work in housing.
Get organised

Get organised

How are activist groups demanding change and shifting the image of our professions? Watch the panel discussion with Akua Danso, Catherine Griffiths, Suzie Hunt and April McCabe.
Madame Architect

Madame Architect

Launched in May 2018 by founder and editor-in-chief Julia Gamolina, Madame Architect is a New York-based online magazine that publishes feature interviews on women’s lives and work. Madame Architect focuses on women’s general career advancement in the industry. The magazine currently features more than 175 interviews with women who advance...
Designing with Technology

Designing with Technology

Watch Parlour LAB 05, Designing with Technology: Robotics and Computational Design, with Müge Belek Fialho Teixeira and Nicole Gardner.
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