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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.
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2021 Perth Spring Salon

2021 Perth Spring Salon

Join us for the Perth Spring Salon. We are delighted to welcome Tanya Jones and Deborah Binet – our conversationalists for the evening.
Rethinking Heritage

Rethinking Heritage

Join us for Parlour LAB 11 on Rethinking Heritage with Amanda Achmadi and Kelly Greenop + Chris Landorf – see you on 22 October.
Housing Assembly

Housing Assembly

Join the Housing Assembly, a three-day online symposium on the social value of affordable housing convened by the Melbourne School of Design.
Parlour Online Spring Salon

Parlour Online Spring Salon

We are delighted to welcome Katerina Dracopoulos and Simone Bliss for a lively conversation to mark the arrival of spring.
1. Introducing intersectional feminism – video up now

1. Introducing intersectional feminism – video up now

We are super excited to welcome Celeste Liddle and Janet McGaw to the Reading Room Conversations to discuss intersectional feminism – the recording is now available.
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 2022.
Cultural Principles & Protocols For Designers

Cultural Principles & Protocols For Designers

The Cultural Principles and Protocols For Designers, by Danièle Hromek and Terri Janke, provide an informative, accessible resource for designing with Country.
2021 Adelaide Spring Salon

2021 Adelaide Spring Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the 2021 Adelaide Spring Salon, hosted by Brickworks, with Amanda Pepe and Christie Bailey.
Wellbeing of Architects: culture, identity + practice

Wellbeing of Architects: culture, identity + practice

Parlour is delighted to be involved in the research-based advocacy project Wellbeing of Architects: culture, identity + practice. We present regular video updates on the project here.
Employee Ownership

Employee Ownership

Watch Employee Ownership with Lucy Burke-Smith and Janna DeVylder.
2. The profession through a feminist lens

2. The profession through a feminist lens

The second Reading Room considers built environment professions through a feminist lens. Our conversationalists this month are Kerstin Thompson and Marie-Louise Richards.
Walking the Talk

Walking the Talk

Walking the Talk: Beyond Acknowledgement – Sarah Lynn Rees, Bernadette Hardy and Marni Reti yarn about social procurement and Indigenising supply chains.
Light for Afghanistan

Light for Afghanistan

Watch our special session in support of Afghanistan, with Belqis Youssofzay and Tahmina Maskinyar.
More Than Human

More Than Human

Watch Parlour LAB 10 on More Than Human design with Charity Edwards and the Bawaka Collective – you can purchase access to the CPD below.
Picking up the Baton – video online

Picking up the Baton – video online

The inaugural Deadly Djurumin Yarn, featuring talented convenors Sarah Lynn Rees and Danièle Hromek, is a highly entertaining and informative introduction to the monthly series. You can now purchase access to this wonderful session through Vimeo on Demand.
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