A room of one’s own. Virginia Wolf applied to architecture.
” But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction — what, has that got to do with a room of one’s own? I will try to explain.” The argument made by V.Wolf that in order to be creative, humans need a certain amount of prerequisites, such as education and creative space (physical and figurative) applied to any creative work and not only writing litterature. As one reads her beautiful text, keeping in mind the production of architecture, it is striking how immediate the analogy is. When people claims that there are so few women architects…well let us space! Provide us the means!
Here the first chapter.