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By Xiaoxi Chen Laurent and Kate Reggev Powerful, thoughtful women are easy to find at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP). On November 11th, Architexx teamed up with GSAPP to host the Roundtable Lecture “Women in Architecture: Between Practice and Pedagogy,” a conversation with Karla Rothstein (Latent Productions) and Galia Solomonoff […]
By Yixia Xu For most undergraduate students, the spectrum of practices open to us in the field of architecture–whether construction, design or consultation–can be disconcerting and slightly overwhelming. But what’s the difference between working in a firm that performs these services in-house compared to a firm that outsources those services? Under this year’s theme, “Futures […]
By Susana Torre For an architect, one of the most soul-chilling exhibits in Berlin’s Topography of Terror history museum, located in the former Gestapo headquarters, is a photo documenting a presentation by several architects of their models for proposed extermination camps. Clearly, no code of ethics inhibited those architects from undertaking such designs for the […]
By Sarah Rafson “I cannot, in whole conscience, recommend architecture as a profession for girls. I know some women who have done well at it, but the obstacles are so great that it takes an exceptional girl to make a go of it. If she insisted on becoming an architect, I would try to dissuade […]
by Milena Zindović The book “Women in Architecture | Contemporary architecture in Serbia since 1900,” is the first publication on this topic in Serbia. The series of articles and interviews present a window into the work and lives of a number of successful women architects’ who have worked, or still work in Serbia, from the beginning of […]