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

A range of series that help passing on knowledge to others

Architecture + Women NZ

Architecture + Women NZ

Established in 2011, Architecture + Women NZ was one of the first of the recent crop of advocacy groups grounded in gender equity.
Girl UNinterrupted

Girl UNinterrupted

Girl UNinterrupted is a Boston-based initiative, which aims to bridge the knowledge gap between emerging professionals and leaders, through surveys, a manual and an interview series.
Women Write Architecture

Women Write Architecture

Women Write Architecture was established in 2017 by Harriet Harriss as an educator resource reading list of women architecture writers.
Action in the Field

Action in the Field

Action in the Field documents the many projects and groups working to increase diversity and equity in architecture and the built environment professions around the world.
Parity Group & Parity Front

Parity Group & Parity Front

Gender and inclusion are the focus for the Parity Group, based at ETH Zurich and Parity Front, an independent offshoot that aims to support the conversation in schools beyond ETH.
Portico

Portico

Established by Sophie Hamer in 2015, Portico is a global community and online platform for aspiring architects, centred on building a world and life in architecture.
Madame Architect

Madame Architect

Launched in May 2018 by founder and editor-in-chief Julia Gamolina, Madame Architect is a New York-based online magazine that publishes feature interviews on women’s lives and work. Madame Architect focuses on women’s general career advancement in the industry. The magazine currently features more than 175 interviews with women who advance...
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.
A step back in time

A step back in time

Melbourne University PhD candidate Andrew Murray reflects on the challenges and pleasant diversions of his two-week confinement in his childhood bedroom in Perth.
Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Through economic downturns, changes in career direction and a lot of hard work, Macarena de la Vega de León has discovered that the best approach is to ‘just keep swimming!’.
Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Building on our Path Ahead series, a number of our Parlour friends generously offer advice for navigating the architecture profession.
Remote working – A graduate’s perspective

Remote working – A graduate’s perspective

Nikita Bhopti describes her professional growth while in isolation, from managing her digi-presence to developing alternative methods of collaboration, and celebrating successes.
Architecture’s a marathon, not a sprint

Architecture’s a marathon, not a sprint

Neil Stonell advises to continue honing your skills and building your portfolio, because historically downturns are followed by upswings, and great skills will always find a home.
Resilience and diversity

Resilience and diversity

Rachael Bernstone interviews five women Deans or Heads of School to canvas the issues, discuss the importance of equity and reflect on their experiences of leadership.
Embracing unexpected change

Embracing unexpected change

Sarah Buckeridge reflects on her experiences graduating into a weak economy and seeking opportunities overseas.
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