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

Ladies of the Architecture Biennale

                                There were not many ladies at the Biennale, but a few impressive ones indeed: The Zaha Hadid contribution was probably the most inspirational room of the whole exhibition, together with the… Continue reading

Women ban from Iranian Universities: Architecture as well.

Female students in Iran have been barred from more than 70 university degree courses, and you can be sure, architecture and engenieering is on the black list. Here the full article: Iran bans… Continue reading

Gender Inequality at the Architecture Biennale 2012 ?

The participants for this year’s Biennale? A limited group of architects were asked to develop ideas that might lead to further invitations: everyone was asked to propose a project along with a dialogue… Continue reading

The World’s Most Powerfull Women

Here is an article by FORBES on The World’s Most Powerful Women. “Women Changing The World FORBES challenged a tastemaking group of women leaders from a variety of fields with a question: Who… Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF WOMEN ARCHITECT – U.I.F.A.

There is an  INTERNATIONAL UNION OF WOMEN ARCHITECT – and there will be a congress in 2013- ” Its aim is to make known and to promote the Woman Architect, to establish relationship… Continue reading