Tag Archives: Architecture

The Feministing Five: Lori Brown

TweetGenerally, when I find myself using the word “space” within feminist conversations, I usually mean Space, a type of catch all phrase that includes “community,” “culture,” and any theoretical premise I’m pretending to have learned in undergrad. Luckily for us though, Lori Brown explores how feminists can use design, buildings, public policy, and politics to [...]
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Feministing at 10: Re-designing the field of design

TweetEd. note: In celebration of Feministing’s 10-year anniversary, current and former members of the Feministing crew are offering their reflections on the changes of the last decade. First up is this take on women in design by editor emeritus Courtney Martin. Read the whole series here. And consider giving us a birthday donation to ensure Feministing is around for [...]
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We built this city

TweetWhile pretty much every field has its gender pipeline problem–women essentially leaking out somewhere between “what do you want to be when you grow up?” and top leadership positions–architecture may be among the worst. As my own partner wrote in Christian Science Monitor awhile back: While demographic statistics for architects are hardly even kept by [...]
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Quick Hit: Architect Barbie is not enough

TweetSo proud to point folks towards my partner’s op-ed in today’s Christian Science Monitor on why the field of architecture needs substantial interventions to achieve gender parity (currently, about 10% of registered architects are female), not just a cute doll: In Architect Barbie, Mattel produced what the AIA seems to think of as the ultimate [...]
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The Feministing Five: Jana Leo

Tweet Jana Leo is an artist, architect, teacher and author of the book Rape New York. The book, which came out earlier this year, is a monologue about her experience of being raped in her New York apartment, reporting the crime, and processing the emotional trauma of what was done to her. The books is [...]
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