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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Deadly Djurumin Yarns

Deadly Djurumin Yarns

Deadly Djurumin and Parlour are delighted to present a series of yarns from the perspective of First Nations women. We look forward to seeing you there.
Hard work

Hard work

Older women are the fastest growing cohort of homeless people in Australia. Tania Davidge explores the gendered inequities creating this crisis and strategies for early intervention.
Supporting Afghanistan

Supporting Afghanistan

Watching the terrifying situation in Afghanistan, it can be hard to comprehend how we might help. Belqis Youssofzay provides a list of organisations working on the ground.
Sydney Spring Salon 2019 – video online

Sydney Spring Salon 2019 – video online

Watch Leone Lorrimer and Ninotschka Titchkosky discuss their experiences of architecture at the big end of town – recording of the 2019 Spring Salon hosted by BVN.
2021 Winter Salon – video up now!

2021 Winter Salon – video up now!

Watch the recording of the 2021 Online Winter Salon, a vivid and passionate conversation between April McCabe and Amelia Lee.
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.
Welcome to the Parlour Reading Room!

Welcome to the Parlour Reading Room!

Led by Anwyn Hocking and Sophie Adsett, the Parlour Reading Room is another opportunity to come together as a community, to support new knowledge and have fun!
Alastair Swayn grants program – round two

Alastair Swayn grants program – round two

The Alastair Swayn Foundation is currently accepting online applications for Round Two of their grants program. Applications close Monday 20 September.
Voices of Country

Voices of Country

Dr Danièle Hromek (Budawang/Yuin) shares her recommendations for reading, listening and viewing to increase understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal cultures.
Built by Us

Built by Us

Built by Us works for diversity and inclusion in the UK built environment professions by creating accessible mentoring programs and growing diverse leadership.
Architektky

Architektky

Prague-based Architektky aims to achieve greater diversity in architecture, to open the profession to diverse life paths, and to focus on kindness, support and collaboration.
Champions of Change Progess Report

Champions of Change Progess Report

The Architects Champions of Change has released its latest Progress Report, documenting the last two years of work. 
Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Watch LAB 08 Building Resilience: designing for disasters, with Temitope Egbelakin and Rosemary Kennedy.
2021 Melbourne Winter Salon – now online

2021 Melbourne Winter Salon – now online

Watch the video of the 2021 Melbourne Winter Salon, with Hari Pliambas and Justine Brennan.
Architecture + Women NZ

Architecture + Women NZ

Established in 2011, Architecture + Women NZ was one of the first of the recent crop of advocacy groups grounded in gender equity.
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