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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Join Parlour

Sign up to Parlour to be kept informed on upcoming initiatives and to participate in the discussion.
Wanted: BEC NSW Partner Services Manager

Wanted: BEC NSW Partner Services Manager

The Built Environment Channel (BEC) is looking for a Sydney-based Partner Services Manager.
Orange Spring Salon

Orange Spring Salon

Parlour is coming to Orange for our first event in regional New South Wales! Please join Parlour and AWS for a Spring Salon with Sally Sutherland and Jocelyn Jackson, hosted by Source Architects.
Adelaide Winter Salon

Adelaide Winter Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Adelaide Winter Salon with Kerstin Thompson and Justine Clark on 27 August, hosted by the Australian Institute of Architects.
Launceston Spring Salon

Launceston Spring Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Spring Salon with Sophie Bence and Pippa Jensen, hosted by Brickworks on 6 September. Part of Open House.
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 with ... Sharon Egretta Sutton

In conversation with … 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.
Perth Winter Salon

Perth Winter Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Perth Winter Salon with Kate Fitzgerald and Dimmity Walker, hosted by Brickworks on 21 August.
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.
Architects Declare

Architects Declare

Architects Declare Australia is calling on registered architects to sign a declaration acknowledging the twin crises of climate breakdown and biodiversity loss.
Instagram guest hosting

Instagram guest hosting

Protocols for our Instagram guest hosts.
Studying the numbers

Studying the numbers

For the past decade, US architect Katherine Williams has been researching and reporting on the licensure status of African American women architects, with numbers doubling over that period.
Toolkit for Mental Health

Toolkit for Mental Health

The Architects’ Mental Wellbeing Forum has published a toolkit to assist individuals and practices to tackle mental health issues within architecture schools and practice.
Memorable advice

Memorable advice

Lee Hillam revisits the best (and worst) advice she's received over the years, from tutors and employers to maternity nurses and fortune cookies.
Making a Living

Making a Living

Architecture conferences once held little interest for Sarah Hobday-North, but the recent ArchiTeam Conference has forced her to reassess.
Congratulations Helen Lochhead

Congratulations Helen Lochhead

The 2019 Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize 2019 goes to Helen Lochhead FRAIA. Congratulations Helen!
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