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Women in Architecture

Author/EditorSingha, Sumita (Self-employed Architect, (Author)
ISBN: 9781138832930
Pub Date16/08/2018
BindingHardback
Pages1382
Dimensions (mm)234(h) * 156(w)
€1285.46
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Including the key articles, documents and reports, and with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected materials in their historical and intellectual context, Women in Architecture is an essential work of reference.The volumes explore four themes - History and Identity; Extraordinary Practice; Wider Influence, and Employment and Education. The collection offers a holistic and non Euro-centric view of women in architecture, with good practice and inspiration from all parts of the world.

Including the key articles, documents and reports, and with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected materials in their historical and intellectual context, Women in Architecture is an essential work of reference.The volumes explore four themes - History and Identity; Extraordinary Practice; Wider Influence, and Employment and Education. The collection offers a holistic and non Euro-centric view of women in architecture, with good practice and inspiration from all parts of the world.

Sumita Singha is an architect, artist and academic. She is the author of Architecture For Rapid Change and Scarce Resources (Routledge 2012) and Autotelic Architect (Routledge 2016). Sumita has been involved with Women in Architecture since 1996 and was previously its Chair. She set up Architects For Change, the equality forum at the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2000. Sumita has been an active member of the RIBA since 1993 and was elected to its Council 2011-2014. Presently she is part of the RIBA Sustainable Development and Ethics Commission; and its Professional Conduct committee.

Volume 1: History and identity Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: The 'Vanished', the 'Immodest' and the 'Other Other': The Virtues of Women in Architecture, Sumita Singha Julie Willis, 'Invisible Contributions: The Problem of History and Women Architects', Architectural Theory Review 3, 2, 1998, 57-68. Doreen Massey, 'Space, Place and Gender', in Iain Borden, Barbara Penner and Jane Rendell (eds), Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction (Routledge: London, 2000), pp.128-133. Originally published in Space, Place Gender (Polity Press: Cambridge, 1994), pp. 185-190. Jaime Gillin, 'Pakistan's First Female Architect, Questions and Answers', Dwell Magazine, July 2, 2012. Bridget Fowler and Fiona Wilson, 'Women Architects and Their Discontents', Architectural Theory Review 17, 2-3, 2012, 199-215. Karen Burns, 'The Woman/Architect Distinction', Architectural Theory Review 17, 2-3, 2012, 234-244. OEzlem Erdogdu Erkarslan, 'Turkish Women Architects in the Late Ottoman and Early Republican Era, 1908-1950', Women's History Review 16, 4, 2007, 555-575. Norma Isa Figueroa, 'Hard Hats and Aprons: Pioneering Female Architects Portrayed by the Press in Puerto Rico', Architectural Theory Review 17, 2-3, 2012, 260-279. Despina Stratigakos, 'The Good Architect and the Bad Parent: On the Formation and Disruption of a Canonical Image', The Journal of Architecture 13, 3, 2006, 283-296. Mary McLeod, 'Perriand: Reflections on Feminism and Modern Architecture', Harvard Design Magazine, No. 20, Spring/Summer 2004. Naomi Stead, 'Architectural Affections: On Some Modes of Conversation in Architecture, Towards a Disciplinary Theorisation of Oral History', Fabrications 24, 2, 2014, 156-177. Julie Collins, 'A "Powerful, Creative History": The Reticence of Women Architects to Donate Their Professional Records to Archival Repositories', Archives and Manuscripts 40, 3, 2012, 181-190. Beatriz Colomina, 'Battle Lines: E.1027', Renaissance and Modern Studies 39, 1, 1996, 95-105. Mariela Cvetic, 'Building A Room of One's Own: An Insight into the Origins of Women Architects in Serbia', unpublished, 2016. Alice T. Friedman, 'Girl Talk: Marion Mahony Griffin, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Oak Park Studio: The Extraordinary Career of a Pioneering Woman Architect', Places Journal, June 2011. Gabrielle Esperdy, The Incredible True Adventures of the Architectress in America', Places Journal, September 2012. Karen Kingsley, 'Gender Issues in Teaching Architectural History', Journal of Architectural Education 41, 2, 1988, 21-25 Linda N. Groat, 'Architecture's Resistance to Diversity: A Matter of Theory as Much as Practice', Journal of Architectural Education 47, 1, 1993, 3-10. Kay Standley, Bradley Soule and Jo Standley, 'Women and Architecture', Journal of Architectural Education 27, 4, 1974, 78-82. Bronwyn Hanna, 'Australia's Early Women Architects: Milestones and Achievements', Fabrications, The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 12, 1, 2002, 27-57. Karen Mcneill, 'Julia Morgan: Gender, Architecture, and Professional Style', Pacific Historical Review 76, 2, 2007, 229-268, Meredith L. Clausen, 'The Ecole des Beaux-Arts: Toward a Gendered History', Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 69, 2, 2010, 153-161, Despina Stratigakos, 'Architects in Skirts: The Public Image of Women Architects in Wilhelmine Germany', Journal of Architectural Education 55, 2, 2001, 90-100. Suzett

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