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 […]

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!  

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 […]

ArchiteXX, Parlour and n-ails Awarded Wikipedia Project and Event Grant to Profile Women Architects on Wikipedia

New York– May 1, 2015 $14k Wikipedia Project and Event Grants (PEG) awarded to three collaborating organizations–New York-based ArchiteXX, Melbourne-based Parlour, and Berlin-based n-ails–for an initiative to contribute more profiles of women architects to Wikipedia, one of the world’s most widely-consulted research databases. The project, “More Female Architects on Wikipedia,” addresses the very limited presence of women […]

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 […]