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; […]

wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design

wikiD: Women, Wikipedia, Design

We are delighted to announce that we have received seed funding from the Wikipedia Foundation for a joint project with  ArchiteXX, Parlour (Melbourne) and n-ails (Berlin) to increase the representation of women architects on Wikipedia. We have started the behind-the-scenes work and will soon be able to provide information about resources and events. In the meantime, […]

Call for chapter proposals

We wanted to let you know about the call for proposals we just received. Please consider submitting to the call. A GENDERED PROFESSION – call for chapters Edited by James Benedict Brown (Leicester School of Architecture), Harriet Harriss (Royal College of Art), Ruth Morrow (Queen’s University Belfast), James Soane (Project Orange) For a profession that […]

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 […]

Feminism and Architecture: <br>Rebuttal to Deborah Richmond</br>

Feminism and Architecture:
Rebuttal to Deborah Richmond

by Marta Rodriguez Deborah Richmond’s recent account of her experience attending the Parsons School of Constructed Environments conference, “Feminism and Architecture,” featured in last month’s Journal of Architectural Education made several interesting conclusions based on what she perceived as the weakness of the conference and of the impact of women in architecture. Deborah argues that […]