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… Continue reading

Do you know the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)?

Because it happens all the time that people would be like ‘oh, yeah? so name me some famous female architects? Zaha? and then?’- The purpose of the Archive is to document the history… Continue reading

Modern Feminism: „Feminismus ist unvollendete Revolution“/ Feminism is an unfinished revolution.

A very nice article/Interview about why Feminists sometimes get a bad reputation in the media, the connection between being a woman and eating disorders, etc. Here in english and in german.

Conference by Women in Architecture, Hamburg

WIA champions the roles of women in architecture and in the built-environment professions. This section celebrates inspirational work by women and reflects the wide-ranging contributions they make to the built environment every day,… Continue reading

Women in architecture

A nice overview of a scary situation by archdaily.

Could Le Corbusier be a woman?

We mean it not in a transgender question, but could she had achieved what he has achieved if he was a she? The absurdity of this question is not as one considers the… Continue reading

Among sole practitioners, men’s pay is nearly 17 per cent higher than women’s.

Collated from a sample of 1,800 respondents, the survey shows salaried male architects in private practice receive on average seven per cent more than their female counterparts. Among sole practitioners, men’s pay is… Continue reading

Role models?

“When women break off to have babies, it’s hard for them to reconnect on the big scale. And when [women] do succeed, the press, even the industry press, spend far too much time… Continue reading

Architektin online: ‘I don’t do nice’

Wir möchten über Architektin reden. We want to talk about female architects. Let’s start with this fantastic article from Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2006/oct/09/architecture.communities- “There have been some well-known women architects in the US,” she says.… Continue reading