Tag Archive: ETHZ

Winds of Change

In the wake of the #metoo movement, Women’s March, and Weinstein disaster, how has the architecture world reacted to the renewed energy of the feminist movement? First of all, #metoo has definitely reached… Continue reading

Women in the profession of architecture: Exhibitions, publications, seminars for Fall 2017

On 30 September 2017, the German Architecture Museum (DAM) will launch an exhibition called “FRAU ARCHITEKT. Seit mehr als 100 Jahren: Frauen im Architektenberuf “, Madam Architect. Since more then 100 years: Women… Continue reading

Girls in Architecture: An overview in 2015

It is time for a small overview about women and architecture, after 8 March 2015. The online magazine Places phrases nicely the situation: “Lately the subject of women’s in architecture — long dismissed… Continue reading

Scrutinizing in 2015: Architecture at ETHZ, Bartlett UCL #gendercheck #fail

Happy new year! May 2015 see the rise of women in design! I start the year with a few angry rounds on the terrible ratio in architecture academia of women on podiums, and… Continue reading

Light Gender Defrosting at the Architecture Departement of the ETHZ.

Switzerland is not doing well at gender balance. The infamous ETHZ and its Department of Architecture score an all-down low with 5 women appointed professors and assistant professors among their 50 colleagues. One… Continue reading

Flora Ruchat-Roncati, a pioneer architect (1937-2012)

Flora Ruchat-Roncati, a Pioneer. Flora Ruchat was a Swiss architect, representative of the “Ticino School”. Flora Ruchat studied architecture at the ETHZ. Between 1962 and 1971 , she collaborated with Aurelio Galfetti and… Continue reading