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

Getting word out. Publications in scholarly and professional media, radio interviews and conference presentations by the research team.

On the radio: 2

On the radio: 2

Christine Phillips and Simon Knott interview Karen Burns and Justine Clark about Parlour on The Architects RRR. Download the podcast here.
A girl's own adventure

A girl’s own adventure

How do anthologies of architectural theory represent feminism and gender theory? Karen Burns finds a "strangely antiquated", essentialist version at odds with the aims of the work itself.
Take it to the limit: women as architectural breach

Taking it to the limit

A generation after Gill Matthewson first asked, “where are all the women?” she is still, with some frustration, asking the same question.
Just don’t mention feminism

Just don’t mention feminism

Naomi Stead reflects on the process of making films to encourage young women to consider careers in architecture.
Redesigning practice

Redesigning practice

'Gender is over isn't it? Naomi Stead suggests that mainstream practice may learn a lot from the inventive modes of practice developed by women to make space within architecture.
Architecture, gender, economics

Architecture, gender, economics

Justine Clark outlines the various intersections of gender, economics and architecture.
Making (women) architects

Making (women) architects

Gill Matthewson examine the ways gender is implicated in the structure and practice of the architectural workplace.
On the radio

On the radio

Download the audio of Karen Burns being interviewed about Women and Architecture on Radio National's By Design.
Women in architecture

Women in architecture

Karen Burns' essay gives an overview of the state of play and the issues facing women in Australian architecture.
'Resigned accommodation & usurpatory strategies'

Resignation & usurping

What modes of ‘resigned accommodation’ are practiced by women architects, and what 'usurpatory’ strategies’ do they undertake?
Women, leadership and democracy

Women, leadership and democracy

The paper "Women and Leadership in the Australian Architecture Profession: Prelude to a Research Project" details the current Women,Work and Leadership research project.
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