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

Long form conversations canvassing life and work in architecture and the built environment with established figures.

In conversation with ... Madhavi Desai

In conversation with … Madhavi Desai

Madhavi Desai reflects on her feminist awakening, the founding of the Women Architects Forum and the importance of writing the women architects of India into the history books.
In conversation with ... Jude Barber

In conversation with … Jude Barber

Collective Architecture’s Jude Barber discusses the value of experimentation and diverse work, the benefits of employee ownership, and the need for us all to hear the Voices of Experience. 
In conversation with ... Jos Boys

In conversation with … Jos Boys

Renowned UK writer, researcher, educator and unapologetic activist Jos Boys takes us on a journey from Covent Garden squatting to Matrix and The DisOrdinary Architecture Project.
In conversation with ... Alison Brooks

In conversation with … Alison Brooks

London-based architect Alison Brooks discusses her early career, professional recognition, urban housing, the challenge of balancing work and motherhood, and the future of architecture.
In conversation ... Sharon Egretta Sutton

In conversation … Sharon Egretta Sutton

In an interview with Sarah Akigbogun, Sharon Egretta Sutton reflects on action and rebellion in the 1960s, the poisonous effects of income inequality, and the urgent need for disruption today.
In conversation with ... Julie Eizenberg

In conversation with … Julie Eizenberg

Julie Eizenberg joined Justine Clark to reflect on inspirational teachers, the creative potential of being an outsider, and the critical role of architecture as a social medium.
In conversation ... Dirk van den Heuvel

In conversation … Dirk van den Heuvel

Dirk van den Heuvel and Naomi Stead discuss the significance of sexual identity, diversity and inclusion policies, and the importance of challenging limiting ideas of architecture and design.
In Conversation with … Melonie Bayl-Smith

In Conversation with … Melonie Bayl-Smith

Susie Ashworth talks with Melonie Bayl-Smith about transferable skills, what tough times can teach us, and the power of saying no...
In conversation with ... Flora Samuel

In conversation with … Flora Samuel

Professor Flora Samuel discusses writing and research in architecture, fostering research culture within practice, and making institutions more diverse and relevant.
In conversation with ... Yasmeen Lari

In conversation with … Yasmeen Lari

Yasmeen Lari speaks of life as Pakistan’s first woman architect, how the role of the architect needs to change, and the joy that comes from humanitarian work.
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