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.
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Ballarat Design Review Panel EOI

Ballarat Design Review Panel EOI

Are you passionate about contributing to Ballarat’s built environment? Can you provide clear and constructive design review of complex projects? 
Read / watch / listen recommendations

Read / watch / listen recommendations

Parlour Reading Room convenors Anwyn Hocking and Sophie Adsett showcase a range of read/watch/listen recommendations from the Parlour community.
Our voices. Our ways. Our time. Our spaces.

Our voices. Our ways. Our time. Our spaces.

Deadly Djurumin provides support for Indigenous women in the built environment professions. Danièle Hromek and Samantha Rich outline the aims and ambitions.
Work with Here Studio

Work with Here Studio

Ballarat- and Melbourne-based Here Studio is seeking a Project Architect or Experienced Graduate of Architecture for a WFH role.
The infinite value of Queerness in public space

The infinite value of Queerness in public space

Marti Fooks explores the intersections of safety, Queerness and public space.
Employee Ownership

Employee Ownership

Please join us for Employee Ownership with guests Lucy Burke-Smith and Janna DeVylder.
Podcasts by design

Podcasts by design

In preparation for the launch of Parlour’s very own podcast, Anwyn Hocking has put together a list of other inspiring podcasts for and by women in architecture and design.
Busting the Facade: Welcome to Country

Busting the Facade: Welcome to Country

Please join us for Yarn 2 – Busting the Facade: Welcome to Country. Come along to join Danièle Hromek yarning with Samantha Rich, Annaliese McCarthy and Erin McDonald.
Actions in solidarity with Afghanistan

Actions in solidarity with Afghanistan

Tahmina Maskinyar and Belqis Youssofzay outline five actions we can all take in solidarity with Afghanistan, with supporting references.
Wellbeing of architects: Student Survey

Wellbeing of architects: Student Survey

We encourage students of the Parlour community to take the Wellbeing of Architects: Student Survey.
Lessons from the Lockdowns – Part 2

Lessons from the Lockdowns – Part 2

Watch Part 2 of Lessons from the Lockdowns, with Sue Wittenoom and Ilana Razbash in conversation with Naomi Stead and Justine Clark.
Women, Activism & Social Housing

Women, Activism & Social Housing

Samantha Donnelly shares her recommendations for readings on women, activism, and social housing.
Lessons from the Lockdowns – part 1

Lessons from the Lockdowns – part 1

Watch the first Light at the End of the Tunnel session for 2021 – Lessons from the Lockdowns with Thihoa Gill and Sarah Bennett.
Learning from the life of buildings

Learning from the life of buildings

Watch LAB 09 Post Occupancy Evaluations: Learning from the Life of Buildings, with Leena Thomas and Jessica Breadsell.
Reading Room 1 – Introducing feminist theory

Reading Room 1 – Introducing feminist theory

We are super excited to welcome Celeste Liddle and Janet McGaw to the Zoom Reading Room to discuss our first topic with the Parlour community.
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