PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Transformations: action on equity - book now!

Transformations: action on equity – book now!

Join Parlour and the Melbourne School of Design for two days of lively, incisive and necessary conversation on gender equity in the built environment professions. Together, we will reflect on the impact and effect of recent action, explore emerging topics and precipitate future work.
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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A conversation with Naomi Stead & Adam Nathaniel Furman

A conversation with Naomi Stead & Adam Nathaniel Furman

Join Parlour for an informal conversation with Adam Nathaniel Furman and Naomi Stead – queerness, cultural difference, class, unpaid labour, online activism! On 8 October.
Monash information evenings

Monash information evenings

Monash University is running graduate information evenings for its new three-year Master of Architecture and Master of Urban Planning and Design program – 16 October, 2019.
Male Champions of Change – tools for download

Male Champions of Change – tools for download

Architects Male Champions of Change foundation group has developed a range of strategies and resources specifically targeted for architectural practices.
In conversation with ... Julie Eizenberg

In conversation with … Julie Eizenberg

Julie Eizenberg joined Justine Clark to reflect on inspirational teachers, the creative potential of being an outsider, and the critical role of architecture as a social medium.
Parlour shortlisted for Beazley Designs of the Year Award

Parlour shortlisted for Beazley Designs of the Year Award

Parlour is delighted to announce that WikiD: women, Wikipedia, design has been shortlisted for the Beazley Designs of the Year Award at the London Design Museum.
From +54 to +61

From +54 to +61

A move from Argentina to Australia has taught Fernanda Eusebio to be independent, open-minded and to embrace opportunities that come her way.
Sydney Spring Salon 2019

Sydney Spring Salon 2019

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Sydney Spring Salon on 23 September, with Leone Lorrimer and Ninotschka Titchkosky hosted by BVN.
Upfront, resilient, authentic

Upfront, resilient, authentic

Professor Julie Willis reflects on turning points in her career, the benefits of seizing opportunities, the impact of gendered assumptions, and being comfortable in her own skin.
Redefining the metrics of success

Redefining the metrics of success

Warwick Mihaly argues that we must challenge the system that demands both merit and long hours to attain acclaim and advancement in architecture.
In conversation ... Dirk van den Heuvel

In conversation … Dirk van den Heuvel

Dirk van den Heuvel and Naomi Stead discuss the significance of sexual identity, diversity and inclusion policies, and the importance of challenging limiting ideas of architecture and design.
The Anganwadi Project seeks volunteers

The Anganwadi Project seeks volunteers

The Anganwadi Project is currently seeking Australian-based architects keen to volunteer for the 2019/2020 building season in India.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
Presenting Sharon Egretta Sutton

Presenting Sharon Egretta Sutton

When Sarah Akigbogun was recently introduced to the work of Sharon Egretta Sutton, it was immediately obvious that she must nominate her for Part W's Alternative Gold Medal.
In conversation ... Sharon Egretta Sutton

In conversation … Sharon Egretta Sutton

In an interview with Sarah Akigbogun, Sharon Egretta Sutton reflects on action and rebellion in the 1960s, the poisonous effects of income inequality, and the urgent need for disruption today.
Building consensus

Building consensus

As the Head of Architecture at Monash, Naomi Stead aims for an affiliative leadership style that helps make space for others and works by building consensus rather than exerting control.
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