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News & events

News and events from Parlour and other interesting places.

Oceanic space and Pacific futures

Oceanic space and Pacific futures

PLEASE NOTE BOTH EVENTS ARE NOW POSTPONED. WE WILL ADVISE NEW DATES WHEN WE CAN. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Biophilic Design Workshops

Biophilic Design Workshops

The Living Future Institute of Australia (LFIA) will be running Biophilic Design Workshops in Sydney (31 March) and Melbourne (22 April).
Know My Name – IWD edit-a-thons, Melbourne & Hobart

Know My Name – IWD edit-a-thons, Melbourne & Hobart

Join us in Melbourne and Hobart for the 2020 International Women's Day edit-a-thons. Help write even more women into Wikipedia!
2020 Sydney Summer Salon

2020 Sydney Summer Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Sydney Summer Salon with Chi Melhem and Eva-Marie Prineas. Thursday 5 March, hosted by Allen Jack + Cottier.
2020 Melbourne Summer Salon - MPavilion

2020 Melbourne Summer Salon – MPavilion

Join Parlour and AWS for the Melbourne Summer Salon with Hélène Frichot and Charity Edwards on Sunday 1 March, at the MPavilion.
10 lessons for designers working after disaster

10 lessons for designers working after disaster

Disaster recovery work is complex. Barnaby Bennett offers 10 tips based in his research and experience working with post-disaster and under-developed communities.
2020 Adelaide Summer Salon

2020 Adelaide Summer Salon

Join Parlour and AWS for the Adelaide Summer Salon with Sally Wilson and Jenna Holder on Tuesday 11 February, hosted by Brickworks.
AILA Next Steps report

AILA Next Steps report

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has released the AILA Gender Equity: Next Steps report, which sets out a roadmap for improving gender equity in landscape architecture.
Melbourne 2019 end-of-year Salon

Melbourne 2019 end-of-year Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the last Melbourne Salon of the season – on 4 December, hosted by Brickworks.
Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Calling for Instagram guest hosts!

Do you want to host Parlour's Instagram account for a week?
Reflections on Women in Design

Reflections on Women in Design

Women in Design 2020+ conference Chair Brinda Somaya reflects on the progress that has been made for Indian women in architecture over the past 20 years.
Black Females in Architecture in Melbourne

Black Females in Architecture in Melbourne

Akua Danso, co-founder of Black Females in Architecture, is hosting the second BFA international Meet & Greet in Melbourne at Brickworks.
Hear Me Mall! Feminist karaoke

Hear Me Mall! Feminist karaoke

Hotham Street Ladies invite you to Hear Me Mall, a feminist karaoke party and talent quest! Saturday 9 November, Boronia Mall.
Transformations program and speakers

Transformations program and speakers

Transformations : Action on Equity brings together an extraordinary group of researchers, professionals and activists who are changing the way we think about gender in the built environment.
2019 Adelaide Spring Salon

2019 Adelaide Spring Salon

Please join Parlour and AWS for the Adelaide Spring Salon with Felicity Sando and Rua Hashlamoun on 30 October, hosted by Caroma.
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