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Parlour Live!

Parlour Live! is our ever-increasing set of recordings from Parlour events and discussions. These can also be found on Parlour’s youtube channel of the same name. Check out our IGTV channel too.

Challenging the Canon – Rewriting History

Challenging the Canon – Rewriting History

How and why do we recover the histories of women’s active participation in shaping the built environment?  Watch Jude Barber, Sarah Rafson, Madhavi Desai and Karen Burns discuss recent projects to rewrite history in a Transformations panel discussion chaired by Julie Willis. How do we recover the histories of women’s...
Action in the Field – Feminist Practice

Action in the Field – Feminist Practice

Nicole Kalms, Derlie Mateo-Babiano, Samantha Donnelly and Sophie Dyring look at how practitioners and researchers can help create more equitable built environments.
Equity in practice – New Workplaces

Equity in practice – New Workplaces

How do we make the workplaces of the future? Watch the panel discussion from Transformations: Action on Equity, with Brian Clohessy, Angela Dapper, Patricia Rhee, Stephanie Bullock.
Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing

Naomi Stead and Ben Channon discuss what can we do to improve the mental wellbeing of students and practitioners.
Activists Transforming Injustice

Activists Transforming Injustice

Dr Sharon Egretta Sutton dares built environment professionals to accomplish an equitable future, not for themselves, but for the society they serve. Watch the keynote from Transformations: Action on Equity. In Activists Transforming Injustice: This is What Change Looks Like, Dr Sharon Egretta Sutton dares built environment professionals to accomplish...
Careers Research

Careers Research

What does the research tell us about careers in architecture and the built environment professions? Valerie Francis and Gill Matthewson outline their findings.
Gendered Indigeneity

Gendered Indigeneity

How do Indigeneity and gender intersect? Watch the Transformations conversation between Sarah Lynn Rees and Carroll Go-Sam.
Beyond the Binary

Beyond the Binary

Watch Simona Castricum and A. L. Hu discuss trans and gender diverse experiences in architecture and public space.
Lab 02: Architecture on Indigenous Lands

Lab 02: Architecture on Indigenous Lands

Watch Parlour Lab 02, Architecture on Indigenous Lands: Thinking Indigeneity, whare whenua, with Carroll Go-Sam and Deidre Brown.
From the top – the potential of policy

From the top – the potential of policy

How do we put policy to work? Watch the panel discussion from Transformations, with Emily Grandstaff-Rice, Jocelyn Chiew, Amy Muir, Natalie Galea and Naomi Stead. 
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.
Good Citizens – participating in public

Good Citizens – participating in public

Watch our session on advocacy and the importance of built environment professionals embracing what it means to be a good citizen – with Tania Davidge and Colleen Peterson.
Change from the inside

Change from the inside

Watch our session on making change from within – as employees, not employers – with Greta Stoutjesdijk and Johanna Picton.
Changing Cultures – Lessons from Construction

Changing Cultures – Lessons from Construction

Watch our session on cultural change in construction and what we might learn from work underway – with Alison Mirams and Natalie Galea.
How are the academics faring?

How are the academics faring?

Watch our session looking at what is going on in the universities and how academics are managing – with Deborah Ascher Barnstone and Libby Sander.
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