Editorial by Sam Lubell “More than anything, the culture of architecture needs to change. Not just because it’s the right thing to do. But in order to be a truly relevant profession, architecture— a field often aloof from the community it serves — needs to better represent that community. It...
Women Talk Design | Women Speakers for Your Next Conference. A register of potential women speakers, mostly US-based and not many architects yet.
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Wendy Bertrand reflects on forty years of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals.
How might we alter the future of architecture to generate a more equitable, effective and robust profession? What might such a discipline look like? How can architecture make meaningful and exciting contributions to communities, while also being more inclusive? Transform approaches the question from a range of directions, with each...
Sheryle Moon on how ot we increase the number of women in the construction industry.
A wonderful range of people have agreed to participate in Transform. Bringing these people together in a discussion-based event will lead to an invigorating day of conversation and debate.
After Transform Lori Brown is heading to Brisbane, where she will give a public lecture, "Beyond Patronage", as part of the Transform follow up event organised by Naomi Stead.
Lori Brown is also giving a free public lecture as part of the ABP Agenda Series at the University of Melbourne.
Bronwyn Marshall reflects on the effect of the boys' club in architectural culture and workplaces.
Hilde Heynen's essay "Genius, Gender and Architecture: The Star System as Exemplified in the Pritzker Prize" is now out from behind the paywall.
So, you are coming to Transform. Great! We've put together a little reading list to get you in the mood.
Excellent interview with Sarah Wigglesworth in Abitare, as part of their Women in Housing series. An interview with Sarah Wigglesworth | Abitare En.
“So it occurs to me now that architecture itself may not really be in crisis; only that the subjectivity and egos of a particular group are feeling challenged. It is just that they are accustomed to the notion that what they are thinking and feeling IS the experience of architecture,...