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university hubs spring 2015

university hubs spring 2015

We are excited to announce our Spring Series continuing our theme on the Futures of Design Practice!  


women. wikipedia. design. #wikiD

women. wikipedia. design. #wikiD

You are invited to participate to write more women architects and designers into wikipedia on International Women’s Day, March 8.


University Hubs Fall Report: <br />GSAPP Talks Practice and Pedagogy</br>

University Hubs Fall Report:
GSAPP Talks Practice and Pedagogy

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 […]


Public Choices, Private Spaces <br /> Exhibition Review

Public Choices, Private Spaces
Exhibition Review

Sub_teXXt Editor Shea Gilligan interviewed Architects Lori Brown and Kimberly Tate about the recent exhibit and design action, Public Choices, Private Spaces held in the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center and Sheila Aronson Galleries at Parson’s The New School for Design. The exhibit displayed the results of a call for designs to reimagine the public-private interface along the fence […]


The American Institute of Architects and the Question of Ethics: <br />A Call to Action</br>

The American Institute of Architects and the Question of Ethics:
A Call to Action

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 […]


3 New Films Showcase 7 Architects Redefining the Role of Women in Architecture

3 New Films Showcase 7 Architects Redefining the Role of Women in Architecture

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 […]