Kali MarnaneArchitect and Early Career Researcher
Kali is an Australian born architect and doctoral candidate of British descent currently based in Brisbane. Her work aims to understand and co-create equitable places that sustain communities socially, culturally, environmentally and economically, with a particular focus on public space.
Kali's PhD at The University of Queensland researches how people use and value public space in informal settlements in Ahmedabad, India. She has experience delivering commercial, retail and mixed-use projects in Australia and educational projects in disadvantaged communities in India and Nepal. Kali is interested in how practice and research can work together to create better and more equitable futures. Together with Macarena de la Vega de Leon, she is curating the latest edition of Parlour's online talk series - Parlour Lab - to open a conversation between practice and research.
When Kali is not working, she can usually be found in the garden, at the beach or exploring a new city somewhere in the world!