Justine ClarkEditor, writer, advocate
Parlour, independent consultant
Justine Clark is an architectural editor, writer, researcher, advisor and advocate. She is a co-founder and director of Parlour: gender, equity, architecture. She leads the organisation’s event, advocacy and funding programs, and established the Parlour website, which she now edits with Susie Ashworth. Justine consults to built environment organisations, institutions and practices on policy, strategy publications, events and public engagement.
Justine is active in public discussions of architecture; she has convened many events, curated exhibitions and sat on national and international juries. From 2000–2011 Justine worked on Architecture Australia, and was editor of the journal for seven years. Her work has won awards for architecture in the media and her broader contribution to the profession was recognised with the 2015 Marion Mahony Prize and the 2019 President's Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter.
Her writing appears in both the scholarly and professional press, and she has worked on topics including gender and architecture, architectural criticism, architectural drawing and postwar modernism. She is co-author, with Dr Paul Walker, of the book Looking for the Local: Architecture and the New Zealand Modern (2000). Justine is an honorary Principal Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia.