Each week we hand over the Parlour Instagram account to a different host. This is an opportunity to present a complex picture of architecture and the people involved in it.

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Post by Charity Edwards, from her stint as Parlour guest host.

You can find our guest hosts on Instagram here and details about how to sign up here. The following protocols are a guide for hosts.


Parlour guest hosting is available to everyone – individuals, practices, informal groups and organisations.

Please note: guest hosting the Parlour instagram account does not automatically confer endorsement of the host or their actions.


Choose images that are relevant and appropriate to Parlour. Images could pertain to a particular topic, or could simply document your life in architecture.

Do be honest and genuine. Don’t treat this as a PR opportunity – the Parlour community is highly attuned to ‘gender washing,’ and will see straight through it. This is particularly important for practices and organisations.


Try to keep up a regular presence without flooding people.

  • 2 to 3 image per day is good as a guide
  • Try to post an image a day at a minimum
  • Try not to post more than 5 or 6 per day, unless you are live posting an event or similar

We have followers all over the world, so there is no need to worry about timezones. Just post whenever it suits you. Some people have a regular schedule, others fit it in to the ebb and flow of their day. Either approach is fine.

Copyright and credit

Please only post images that you took yourself or that you have permission to use. If you do post an image by someone else, with permission, please credit the photographer.

If you are posting about projects or initiatives, please give credit where it is due. It is better to err on the side of generosity.


In the caption please include #ParlourInstaGuest.

Profile and URL

We name the guest host for the week in the account profile. Please don’t change the associated URL, which should remain connected to the Parlour website.


Please don’t comment on other’s posts when logged in as Parlour. Comments are best made from your own account.

Do not sent direct messages to others from the Parlour instagram account.


Do be polemical and forthright, but please be respectful. The Parlour etiquette applies here too. In particular, please avoid negative personal comment about individuals.

All hosts must follow Instagram Community Guidelines. This includes ensuring that you do not post images or captions that may be reasonably perceived as inappropriate, offensive or disrespectful.

We reserve the right to delete images that we consider inappropriate, although we expect to never have to do this!

If you have concerns about the relevance or appropriateness of material posted by Parlour Instagram guest hosts, please contact us on .

Our guest hosts

Previous guest hosts have been Alysia Bennett, Gail Pini, Cara Wiseman, Talina Edwards, Melinda Howard, Charity Edwards, Neph Wake, Virginia Mannering, Josh Wallaert, Emma Healy, Jacqueline Connor, Bernadette Wilson, Katelin Butler, Kelsey Cowle, Maria Danos, Genevieve Lilley, Shaun Carter, Shelley Freeman, Melonie Bayl Smith, Sonia Sarangi, Diana Snape, Virginia Rigney, Monique Woodward, Kart Projects, Tania Davidge, John Ellway, Phuong Le, Sally Ogle, Matthew Kneale, Joseph O’Maera, Yvonne Meng, Madeline Sewall, Justine Clark, Helen Norrie, Pia Ednie-Brown, Jessica Hardwick, Stuart King, Gill Matthewson, Peter Raisbeck, Emma Guthrey, Fiona Martin, Cumulus Studio, Nadine Samaha, Cristina Garduno Freeman and Fiona Gray, Luisa Manfredini and David Macrae, Meaghan Dwyer, Emily Grandstaff-Rice, Sander de Vries, Clare Connan, Caroline Kite, Panayiota Moschoyiannis, Jessica Halliday, Minx Architecture, Meghana Joshi, Anne Hindley, Kim Lai, Scott Burchell, GHD Woodhead, Aminah Ricks, Liminal Studio, Heather Griffin, XYX Lab, Antonia Pesenti, Nikki Holdsworth, Jasmine Richardson, Naomi Stead and Nicole Kalms, Danielle Mileo, Janine Campbell, Alison Brookbanks, Anja Michelzahn, NH Architecture, Anthony Richardson, Jill Pope, Architects for Peace, Meredith Earls–Büro North, Estelle Rose Rehayem, ASAC Inc./Student Congress, Sue Wittenoom, Jhennifer A. Amundson, Madeline Nolan, School of Architecture, Adl Uni, Tristan Wong, Kellie McGivern – Cox Architecture, Justine Cox – ClarkeKeller Architects, Kirsty Volz, University of Queensland, Isabella Peppard, Monash University, Felicity Watson, Lily Freeman, Candace Garraway – UoN – Masters of Architecture, Kalliopi Vakras, Heather Ward-Walton, University of Melbourne, April McCabe, Fritha Hobbs, Timothy Moore, Alix, Maddie & Sam – HASSELL, Nicola Hardy – Secret Envelope Productions, Rebecca Hawcroft – The Other Moderns, Philips Pilkington, Lucy, Zoe, Holly – Architectus, Diana, Louise and Leonie – MelbUni, Julie Willis, Rachael Bernstone, Rebecca Champney, Liz Foo, Clinton Cole – CplusC, Suzie Hunt, Emma Healy, Sylvia Walker, Cristina Cerulli – Studio Polpo and Sheffield Hallam University, Michael Gay – MSG Architecture, Cristina Garduno Freeman, Ariana Rodriguez – Crone, Alisha Abate, Jocelyn Chiew – Monash University (Campus Design, Quality and Planning), Rose MacMahon – CLA, Sarah Lynn Rees, Cox Architecture, Cristina Garduno Freeman, SA Chapter Aust Inst of Architects, QLD Get Equity Task Force, Monash Architecture Students (posting by Isabella Peppard), Margie Rahmann – Edmiston Jones Architects, Gerhana Waty – Hansen Partnership, Wei Jien – L’Observatoire International, Michael Smith, Jude Abell, Justine Clark, Tarsha Finney, Cottee Parker Architects, Jen Grosso, Bates Smart, Voices of Experience, Castiel Shepp, Verity Campbell Communications, 3°09 Collective, IADV, Sophie Solomon, Duncan Gibbs, K2LD Architects and Interiors, Danei Cesario, Siufan Adey, AILA, Sonia van de Haar, WOWOWA Architecture, Ruby Gulland, Byron Kinnaird, Jessica Hood, Pascale Sablan, Zoe Geyer, Billard Leece Partnership, Kate Freshwater, LEVEL, Natalia Krysiak, Kate Nason, Built Environment Channel, Wilson Architects, Elevation Architecture, Katherine Masiulanis, Samyuktha Pillai, Rachael Bernstone, Jennifer Crawford, Pop Architecture, Luisa Manfredini, Louise Wallis, Michelle Hamer, q-studio, Sarah Marsom, Part W, Laura Bulmer, Guymer Bailey Architects, Bridget Nathan – Doyenne Podcast, deciBel Architecture, Perspectives –Emily Wombwell & Liz Metlikovec, Leila Allbrook, Melinda Howard, Sarah Ackland – Erect Architecture, Kathleen Cayetano – Woods Bagot, Shuang West, Kath Walters, Nervegna Reed Arch with MSD Melb Uni, Fay Greenhalgh – Glowing Stuctures, Roberts Day Planning and Urban Design, Nermine Zahran, EmAGN WA, The Anganwadi Project, Michelle Martin, Pippa Lee, NCGE National Committee for Gender Equity, Celeste Bolte of BowerBird, Shaneen Fantin & Belinda Allwood of POD (People Oriented Design), Elise Cautley, Carter Williamson, Jane Connory, Katie Katos of Open House Launceston, Nurgul Yardim, Isabella Peppard, Built Environment Channel, Kathy Waghorn, Tiffany Liew, Michelle Newell, Praxxis, Natalie Tse, Juliet Lloyd, Maya Borjesson, Erin Crowden, Nhung Vo, Sam Downing, Jéssica dos Anjos, Stewart Architecture, Katherine Williams, Sarah Akigbogun, Heather MacRae, Melissa Daniel, Erin Moore, Katrina Logan, Vlasta Jeftic and Tenisha Goatcher, MGS Architects, Bridget Nathan, UrbanistasBNE, Natalie B, Zoë Berman, Sonali Dhanpal, Jennifer Crawford, Kit Ku, Isabella Peppard, Girl UNinterrupted, Bo Wong, Kathrine Vand, Tina Fox, Women in Architecture/ WIA (UK), Arielle Marom, Katy Moir, Pearl Ho, Genevieve Quinn, Gill Armstrong, Saneia Norton, Janine Campbell, Julie Collins, Alison Cleary, Stephanie Jazmines, (ladies of) 6 Degrees Architects, Cristina Lanz Azcarate, Sophie Lanigan, Sally Matthews, Amrita Mahindroo, Nicola Traise, Deadly Djurumin, Kali Marnane, Laura Graham, Paradise Journal, Alison Huynh, Karen Fugle, Brittany Pearce, Sally Hsu, Vlasta Jeftic, Form Follows Feminine, YeeKee Ku, Lucy Homer, Jacinda Sadler, Simona Castricum, Marti Fooks, XYX Lab, Eleanor Peres, Jane Connory, Marty Bignell, Natalia Krysiak, Samantha Donnelly, Meghana Joshi, Kat Martindale, Kirsty Volz and Susan Holden, Camille Greenfield, Anais Blehaut, Alistair McLean, Tara Cull, Sarah Haq, Isabella Peppard.