How can we challenge the ways that architecture represents and perpetuate certain gendered identities? In Part 1 of her essay Lori Brown explores architecture own disciplining methods within the broader social and political contexts.
What are the new agendas for feminism and architecture? In part 3 of her lecture Susana Torre outlines what we might do next.
We all want to be valued for the quality of our work, not framed by the fact of our gender. Karen Burns reflects on the complex interactions between culture and individual agency.
It is time to start talking about everyday sexism in architecture – the elephant in the Parlour. Karen Burns leads the way.
Wendy Bertrand reflects on forty years of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals.
Lori Brown is also giving a free public lecture as part of the ABP Agenda Series at the University of Melbourne.
A new petition demanding that the Pritzker Prize Committee recognise the contribution of Denise Scott Brown is rapidly collecting signatures – add yours. The Women in Design group at Havard’s GSD has started a petition asking the Pritzker Prize Committee to recognise Denise Scott Brown alongside Robert Venturi in the 1991 Pritzker Prize. The petition follows on...
Great post on Architect Barbie, which raises all manner of issues re: gender and architecture. Architect Barbie « Matters of Taste.
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.