Monthly Archive: September, 2012

SEXISM in ACADEMIA: BUSTED

A sad but much needed research has been published recently on discriminatory practices in scientific research. It shows that sexism is rampant in every disciplines and even in academia. Men and women alike … Continue reading

Gender Check: World Architecture Festival Singapore 2012 *fail

I have just run into the program of the speakers for the World Architecture Festival Singapore 2012 and i’m not pleased. The gender balance goes 6/44 speakers, i won’t even go into diversity… Continue reading

Architecture, gender and disaster

The article we wrote for the architecture magazine SAN ROCCO 5 is published: “SCARY ARCHITECTS”.You can buy it here and have a preview of some other articles here–  Die Architektin (Verein für) !… Continue reading

JOINING FORCES/ LADIES TEAMS Series: WASTELANDSCAPE

elise morin + clémence eliard: wastelandscape A collaborative effort beetwen an artist and an architect, the beautifull installation wastelandscape was in the Halle d’Aubervilleirs at the 104 art center of Paris until the… Continue reading

Ladies of the Architecture Biennale- part III

More female architects involved in the Biennale rooms are part of mix gender teams, such as the collaborative Crimson Architectural Historians -majority of which are actually ladies: Ewout Dorman, Annuska Pronkhorst, Michelle Provoost,… Continue reading

Even the New York Times noticed.

“It pays almost no attention to the developing world, to designers from Africa or China, and precious little to female architects (…)” reads the article on the New York Times about the Venice… Continue reading

JOINING FORCES/ LADIES TEAMS Series: Grafton Architects

Throughout my research on women and architecture, several times i came across  women teaming together. This will be a portrait serie (if you can call a portrait putting together 2 pictures and link… Continue reading

Ladies of the Architecture Biennale- part II

Further exhibitions rooms and pavilions of the Architeture Biennale curated by women architects or  in mix-gender teams, included both of the very impressive and of the few really architectural rooms of the show:… Continue reading

Radical Feminism? Have some.

“Emancipated’ women found out that the honesty, generosity, and camaraderie of men was a lie.” ― Shulamith Firestone, The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution An essential writer for the second-wave… Continue reading