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Posts tagged "COVID-19"
Home / Work

Home / Work

Our Home /Work series asks the Parlour community to share experiences of the adjustment to new work arrangements, and the ongoing impact. Find out how to contribute here.
The notebook

The notebook

For her last ISOscape post, Jaslyn Ng shares her notebook of sketches, a place where she tests her ideas. “Sometimes when I’m stuck, I’ll just keep connecting the dots.”
Building a resilient home

Building a resilient home

For ISOscape creator Jaslyn Ng, an extended lockdown has meant adapting her home into a multi-functional space that accommodates work, school and care.
Beyond the 5 km bubble

Beyond the 5 km bubble

ISOscape project creator Jaslyn Ng turns her illustrative talents to Melbourne’s 5 km bubble of extreme COVID-19 lockdown.
Food for thought

Food for thought

Jaslyn Ng shares some of her architecture/food illustrations dedicated to her late aunt, who prepared the ultimate comfort food from her hawker stall in Penang, Malaysia.
What is 1.5 metres apart?

What is 1.5 metres apart?

ISOscape project creator Jaslyn Ng has designed a series of illustrations to explore the challenges of physical distancing.
Women in ISO

Women in ISO

As part of her ISOscape project, Jaslyn Ng considers how the everyday parenting juggle, with all its demands and responsibilities, has prepared her for life in lockdown.
Looking after mental wellbeing

Looking after mental wellbeing

How are architectural practices supporting the health and wellbeing of their people? Susie Ashworth highlights the best tips and advice from the recent ACA Pulse Check no 2 survey.
Enriching online empathy in a time of imposed isolation

Enriching online empathy in a time of imposed isolation

How can we build empathy and capture the intimacy of face-to-face interaction? Leah Heiss outlines some strategies to harness creativity and enrich the online experience for us all.
How has COVID-19 changed our living conditions?

How has COVID-19 changed our living conditions?

What requirements do people need from their private and public spaces to thrive and enjoy life? Kathlyn Loseby reflects on the profession’s achievements and the challenges ahead.
Rethinking 'home' post-pandemic

Rethinking ‘home’ post-pandemic

What are the implications of COVID-19 for domestic design? Maram Shaweesh and Annalise Varghese argue there is much to learn from those already adept at navigating the home as workplace.
Resources for remote working

Resources for remote working

Resources on remote working are not thin on the ground, but it’s sometimes difficult to sort the gems from the dross. The following websites and articles are some of the best sources we’ve found.
Resources for mental wellbeing

Resources for mental wellbeing

As we face the challenges ahead, maintaining your mental wellbeing is critical. This useful list includes tips, reminders and strategies to help maintain positive mental health during this difficult time.
More-Than-Human-Design

More-Than-Human-Design

The potential emergence of deep change in the face of emergency – Pia Ednie-Brown, Sam Spurr, Amelia Hine and Charity Edwards explain.
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