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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Sign up to Parlour to be kept informed on upcoming initiatives and to participate in the discussion.
Tips for maternity leave

Tips for maternity leave

Sarah Lebner reviews her experience of maternity leave, and provides tips on how to prepare for a break from the office.
What is a career?

What is a career?

Stepping off the traditional career path has made space for new opportunities and broadened the meaning of professional success for Christina Bozsan.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
Melbourne Uni seeks studio leaders for 2019

Melbourne Uni seeks studio leaders for 2019

The Melbourne School of Design is currently accepting applications for studio leaders, tutors and other sessional positions for Semester 1 2019.
Teaching opportunities at Monash

Teaching opportunities at Monash

Are you interested in teaching at MADA Architecture? Monash is currently calling for architecture studio proposals.
Rethinking culture, communication and boundaries

Rethinking culture, communication and boundaries

Michael Lewarne offers prognostications and provocations about cultural change and leadership in the architecture profession.
Filling the gaps

Filling the gaps

Lynda Simmons outlines the philosophy, motivations and impact of the triennial A+W•NZ Dulux Awards in New Zealand.
In conversation with ... Flora Samuel

In conversation with … Flora Samuel

Professor Flora Samuel discusses writing and research in architecture, fostering research culture within practice, and making institutions more diverse and relevant.
Women Leading Change at the NGV

Women Leading Change at the NGV

In early 2018, four of the five women leading Victorian architecture schools participated in a public discussion with Parlour on leadership. It was a fascinating discussion.
Leading Change

Leading Change

How might architectural culture be enriched if marginalised perspectives were offered more seats at the table? Pia Ednie-Brown looks at the issues.
It's time to talk about sexual harassment

It’s time to talk about sexual harassment

WA Institute President, Suzie Hunt, has written a letter about some of the disturbing stories of harassment that were shared at a recent #WWW event on the #TimesUp movement.
A reflection on life and love, community and volunteering

A reflection on life and love, community and volunteering

For Ursula de Jong, her life and career has been more about embracing the richness of life than strategy and planning.
Taking stock

Taking stock

Being deliberate and thoughtful about her work and career has helped bring her priorities into sharp focus, says Ingrid Bakker.
Sexual harassment findings

Sexual harassment findings

The Australian Human Rights Commission has found disturbingly high levels of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.
Parlour Seasonal Salons

Parlour Seasonal Salons

The Parlour Seasonal Salons are convivial quarterly events for the Parlour community.
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