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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Ideal Homes

Ideal Homes

Catriona Quinn reviews Deborah Sugg Ryan's recent book, which brings previously invisible examples of suburban modernism into the spotlight.
Brisbane Wikipedia edit-a-thon

Brisbane Wikipedia edit-a-thon

The Queensland Gender Equity Committee is collaborating with Art + Feminism to write more women into Wikipedia. Join them in Brisbane on 9 March.
Not in My Workplace

Not in My Workplace

On 21 February, the Not in My Workplace (NIMW) initiative will officially launch with its first Summit at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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.
Practitioner Focus Groups

Practitioner Focus Groups

The AACA seeks a mix of current practitioners to discuss architectural education in focus groups around the country.
Women in landscape architecture

Women in landscape architecture

The new Census Report 2001–2016 for Women in Australian Landscape Architecture is available now – the first step in AILA's Gender Equity Project, developed with Parlour and XYX Lab.
Architects from the “wrong” side of the tracks

Architects from the “wrong” side of the tracks

Jennifer Crawford reflects on her own background and experiences in architecture to consider the impact of class on a career.
Women architects are everywhere!

Women architects are everywhere!

Students, submit a 1-minute film to the Architexx Women Architect 1MIN Film Project. A selection of films will be screened in New York City during Archtober.
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?
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.
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