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.
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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2021 Brisbane Autumn Salon

2021 Brisbane Autumn Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS with Karen Ognibene and Libby Be-Pe for our 2021 Brisbane Autumn Salon – 21 April at Cox Architecture.
2021 Melbourne Autumn Salon

2021 Melbourne Autumn Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the 2021 Melbourne Autumn Salon, hosted by Brickworks. Our first in-person Salon in Melbourne for is going to be a ripper, with Parlour’s own Gill Matthewson and Sarah Mair!
Parlour LAB 05: Designing with Technology

Parlour LAB 05: Designing with Technology

Please join us for Parlour LAB 05, Designing with Technology: Robotics and Computational Design, with Müge Belek Fialho Teixeira and Nicole Gardner.
Not an expert – video now online

Not an expert – video now online

Watch Not an Expert, an online discussion about Cultural Authority with Danièle Hromek, Francoise Lane and Sarah Lynn Rees.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week? We are signing up people now for 2021.
Architecture for Joy /  Joy for Architecture

Architecture for Joy / Joy for Architecture

Please join Parlour, UQ and SAHANZ for Parlour LAB 04: Architecture for Joy / Joy for Architecture – our session on mental wellbeing with Rebecca McLaughlan and Naomi Stead.
Thoughts on International Women's Day

Thoughts on International Women’s Day

Justine Clark reflects on International Women's Day.
The revolutionary beginnings of IWD

The revolutionary beginnings of IWD

Anwyn Hocking reflects on the socialist beginnings of International Women’s Day and remembers the women who rallied for a different version of IWD.
Championing change

Championing change

Monica Edwards and Shaun Carter discuss the origins of the Champions of Change, along with achievements, challenges and plans for the future.
Challenging the Canon – Rewriting History

Challenging the Canon – Rewriting History

How and why do we recover the histories of women’s active participation in shaping the built environment?  Watch Jude Barber, Sarah Rafson, Madhavi Desai and Karen Burns discuss recent projects to rewrite history in a Transformations panel discussion chaired by Julie Willis. How do we recover the histories of women’s...
Action in the Field – Feminist Practice

Action in the Field – Feminist Practice

Nicole Kalms, Derlie Mateo-Babiano, Samantha Donnelly and Sophie Dyring look at how practitioners and researchers can help create more equitable built environments.
Equity in practice – New Workplaces

Equity in practice – New Workplaces

How do we make the workplaces of the future? Watch the panel discussion from Transformations: Action on Equity, with Brian Clohessy, Angela Dapper, Patricia Rhee, Stephanie Bullock.
Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing

Naomi Stead and Ben Channon discuss what can we do to improve the mental wellbeing of students and practitioners.
Activists Transforming Injustice

Activists Transforming Injustice

Dr Sharon Egretta Sutton dares built environment professionals to accomplish an equitable future, not for themselves, but for the society they serve. Watch the keynote from Transformations: Action on Equity. In Activists Transforming Injustice: This is What Change Looks Like, Dr Sharon Egretta Sutton dares built environment professionals to accomplish...
Careers Research

Careers Research

What does the research tell us about careers in architecture and the built environment professions? Valerie Francis and Gill Matthewson outline their findings.
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