PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Posts by Kerstin Thompson
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. Watch Kerstin Thompson and Marie-Louise Richards discuss the issues.
Where are the women architects?

Where are the women architects?

Kerstin Thompson reviews US historian and writer Despina Stratigakos’s latest book Where are the Women Architects?
10 lessons

10 lessons

How do we navigate practice knowing that gender bias overlays the way we frame and understand architecture? Kerstin Thompson outlines ten lessons learnt over her career.
Hit and miss

Hit and miss

What if halfway through a marathon the road diverged? Kerstin Thompson reflects on the complex choices woman – and men – confront in the journey of practice.
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