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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Oceanic space and Pacific futures

Oceanic space and Pacific futures

How do Oceanic conceptions of space shape architecture and culture? Join Karamia Müller and Charmaine ‘Ilaiū Talei at Melbourne Design Week and Brisbane’s Asia Pacific Architecture Festival.
Finding your purpose

Finding your purpose

Adelaide architect and Parlour Associate Alison McFadyen asks new graduates (and her younger self) to reflect on their personal core values and true purpose in architecture.
2020 Adelaide Summer Salon

2020 Adelaide Summer Salon

Join Parlour and AWS for the Adelaide Summer Salon with Sally Wilson and Jenna Holder on Tuesday 11 February, hosted by Brickworks.
AILA Next Steps report

AILA Next Steps report

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has released the AILA Gender Equity: Next Steps report, which sets out a roadmap for improving gender equity in landscape architecture.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
MADA seeks Innovation Fellow for 2020

MADA seeks Innovation Fellow for 2020

The Monash Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (MADA) is seeking an Innovation Fellow to work with the Department of Architecture in 2020.
Gender & Academic Leadership in India – call for papers

Gender & Academic Leadership in India – call for papers

Research symposium on Gender and Academic Leadership in Architecture in India – call for papers, abstracts due by 16 December.
Women in Design 2020+

Women in Design 2020+

Registrations are open for Women in Design 2020+, a conference and exhibition to be held in Mumbai from 8–10 January 2020.
Reflections on Women in Design

Reflections on Women in Design

Women in Design 2020+ conference Chair Brinda Somaya reflects on the progress that has been made for Indian women in architecture over the past 20 years.
In conversation with ... Alison Brooks

In conversation with … Alison Brooks

London-based architect Alison Brooks discusses her early career, professional recognition, urban housing, the challenge of balancing work and motherhood, and the future of architecture.
Motherhood statements

Motherhood statements

Many women face the relentless challenge of balancing their job with the lion's share of domestic labour and parenting duties. Emma Williamson explores the issues.
Let’s talk about flex

Let’s talk about flex

The Queensland Gender Equity Committee ‘Let’s talk about flex!’ event canvassed four approaches for flexible work, with speakers talking directly of their personal experiences.
The pay gap: what can you do about it?

The pay gap: what can you do about it?

Why are women paid less and what can we do about it? Catalina Consultants’ Merilyn Speiser reflects on a recent KPMG and Diversity Council report into the gender pay gap.
The invisible women of Australian graphic design

The invisible women of Australian graphic design

Designer and academic Jane Connory outlines her research on the invisibility of women in Australian graphic design and the work needed to achieve more equitable outcomes.
Aiming high

Aiming high

Crone Architects COO and NSW President of the Institute Kathlyn Loseby reflects on the importance of stretching yourself, avoiding complacency and trying to do one thing every day that scares you.
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