PARLOUR: a space to speak – bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.
Research

Analysis, interpretation and the evidence base. Updates on research from the Parlour team, and other research of interest.

Practitioner survey – preliminary findings

Practitioner survey – preliminary findings

Naomi Stead provides an update on the Wellbeing of Architects research project, with an emphasis on some early findings of the recent practitioner survey.
The Future of Women in Architecture

The Future of Women in Architecture

Women in Architecture UK Chair Anna Schabel reports on the findings of the recent WIA survey on the future of women in the profession.
Architectural Work Cultures

Architectural Work Cultures

The Wellbeing of Architects: culture, identity + practice is a three-year collaborative research project, investigating wellbeing for those working in and studying architecture.
Wellbeing of Architects – findings so far

Wellbeing of Architects – findings so far

Watch our special presentation of the initial findings of the Wellbeing of Architects practitioners survey, with Naomi Stead, Tracey Shea and Byron Kinnaird.
Wellbeing of Architects – research updates

Wellbeing of Architects – research updates

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.
Wellbeing of architects: Student Survey

Wellbeing of architects: Student Survey

We encourage students of the Parlour community to take the Wellbeing of Architects: Student Survey.
Parlour Lessons

Parlour Lessons

What has Parlour learned over the last eight years? Watch Justine Clark and Naomi Stead present the opening session of Transformations.
Part 1 – who responded?

Part 1 – who responded?

The first in a series of posts exploring the preliminary findings of the survey Work & Wellbeing – Australian architecture & the COVID-19 pandemic.
Work & wellbeing survey

Work & wellbeing survey

The Work & Wellbeing Survey will help us understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the people of Australian architecture and the built environment. This will increase knowledge of changes in work arrangements and circumstances, which new aspects are valued, and what people would like to take forward into the workplaces of the future.
Do you live in a share house?

Do you live in a share house?

Researchers at the University of Melbourne seek participants for a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on residents of share houses in Victoria.
Decarbonising the built environment

Decarbonising the built environment

Kate Nason investigates sustainable building policy and perspectives from five global cities and examines the critical role architects can play in decarbonising our cities.
The invisible women of Australian graphic design

The invisible women of Australian graphic design

Designer and academic Jane Connory outlines her research on the invisibility of women in Australian graphic design and the work needed to achieve more equitable outcomes.
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.
Notes from a data sceptic

Notes from a data sceptic

Are more women leaving the profession in the UK because they have a better understanding of the state of play? Or are the numbers misleading? Gill Matthewson investigates.
Women in landscape architecture

Women in landscape architecture

The new Census Report 2001–2016 for Women in Australian Landscape Architecture is available now – the first step in AILA's Gender Equity Project, developed with Parlour and XYX Lab.
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