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

We are all adjusting to new arrangements as we work during the pandemic. Some are working at home for the first time, others are now sharing established remote working spaces with other household members. Many are juggling multiple roles and/or supporting remote learning. All of this is occurring in the context of uncertainty and disruption.
 
So, how are people managing? Where are they working from? What are the struggles and benefits? Where do they find moments of invention and generosity?

The perks and trials of remote working

The perks and trials of remote working

Laura Harding tosses around the challenges and benefits of working from home, from the difficulty of switching off from work to more time for her favourite things.
Work space by day, bedroom by night

Work space by day, bedroom by night

Glasgow-based architect and tutor Miranda Webster describes her new home / work daily routine as she works from a roof space bedroom filled with lego and toys.
More home than work

More home than work

Spanish architect and postdoctoral research fellow Macarena de la Vega shares the challenges of lockdown life and working from home in a new city.
Productivity, brisk walks and rituals ...

Productivity, brisk walks and rituals …

American architect Donna Sink shares her experiences of returning to work from home in Indianapolis during the pandemic, and the space she shares with her family.
Zipping around

Zipping around

Zipping around online – Zoë Berman shares her experiences of working from home in Bristol as an architect, educator and co-founder of Part W.
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