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

The women at the forefront of our organisations and institutions share their thoughts on leadership and the experiences that have shaped them. Together they build knowledge about the strategies for leading change in architecture and the built environment professions.

Aiming high

Aiming high

Crone Architects COO and NSW President of the Institute Kathlyn Loseby reflects on the importance of stretching yourself, avoiding complacency and trying to do one thing every day that scares you.
Upfront, resilient, authentic

Upfront, resilient, authentic

Professor Julie Willis reflects on turning points in her career, the benefits of seizing opportunities, the impact of gendered assumptions, and being comfortable in her own skin.
Building consensus

Building consensus

As the Head of Architecture at Monash, Naomi Stead aims for an affiliative leadership style that helps make space for others and works by building consensus rather than exerting control.
Leading Change

Leading Change

Parlour's Leading Change series profiles a variety of different women in leadership positions.
The need for risk-taking

The need for risk-taking

Being experimental, taking risks and potentially failing is somewhat difficult but a necessary challenge that we face in education today, says SueAnne Ware.
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