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Women in Architecture survey by AD

Women in Architecture survey by AD

Forty years ago editor Monica Pidgeon sent letters to 100 women architects asking them “What can women contribute that men can’t?” (and vice versa) and “What are the advantages or disadvantages of being a woman in architecture?” The responses were published in the August 1975 AD issue on Women in Architecture. Now, Eva Alvarez is asking what has […]


Come to our 2nd wikid writing event

Come to our 2nd wikid writing event

Join us at the Guggenheim for our 2nd wikiD writing event on October 15. The writing session is from 3:30-8. Please sign up here for this event.   If you are not in New York, we have other events: Berlin: Saturday, October 10; 12-6pm Wikimedia Deutschland, Templehofer Ufer 23-24, Level 1 Melbourne: Sunday, October 11; […]


Michele Gorman’s This is My House of Green Grass: <br>The Raw Retrieval of the Civil War</br>

Michele Gorman’s This is My House of Green Grass:
The Raw Retrieval of the Civil War

Photography by Ashley Simone The weekend of May 23, 2015, Green-Wood Cemetery commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a variety of exhibitions and events honoring this important period in American history. One such program was the installation of This is My House of Green Grass: The Raw Retrieval of the Civil War, […]


Teaching Architecture & Gender:</br>Why We’re Still Not Getting it Right

Teaching Architecture & Gender:
Why We’re Still Not Getting it Right

By Catherine W. Zipf To those who pooh-pooh the idea that architects need to study gendered spaces, I offer this challenge: find a building that doesn’t have a bathroom. Bathrooms are the quintessential gendered space. They are the most common gendered space we encounter on a regular basis. They are also chameleons in that regard; many bathrooms change […]


How She Got There: <br>A Conversation with Vivian Lee</br>

How She Got There:
A Conversation with Vivian Lee

The first in an eventual series on mentorship, with mentors.  By Julia Gamolina Vivian Lee is the only female Associate Partner at Richard Meier & Partners in the firm’s fifty-two-year history. Having lived and practiced abroad extensively, Lee brings an extraordinary diversity of experiences to her twenty-four years as an architect. She has worked on […]