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university hubs fall ’15 + spring ’16

university hubs fall ’15 + spring ’16

We are excited to finally announce our year-long series on Environmental Impact(s): Design + Environment | Environment + Design! The series asks what is environmental impact and how do designers work with and for the sustainability of the planet? On a very basic and elemental level, how does the discipline of architecture work to circumvent […]


2nd annual: women. wikipedia. design. #wikiD

2nd annual: women. wikipedia. design. #wikiD

Help us celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by writing at least one woman architect, designer or someone involved in the built environment into wikipedia. ArchiteXX would like to invite everyone you know to help write into wikipedia women designers, architects and all those involved in the creation of our built environment during […]


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 […]


On Reporters and Fronts: <br> Aravena’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale </br>

On Reporters and Fronts:
Aravena’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

By Gabrielle Printz   When the architecture world raised fury—or commenced eye-rolling—over the all-male panel that inaugurated the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice, we found ourselves confronting a familiar image. Norman Foster, Rem Koolhaas and Andrew Makin were among those invited to reflect on “INFRASTRUCTURE” with chief curator Alejandro Aravena and Biennale president Paolo Baratta. As part […]


Hacking the Politics of Gender in Architecture:<br> A Documentary on Aliye Pekin Celik, from the “Old-Boys School” to the United Nations</br>

Hacking the Politics of Gender in Architecture:
 A Documentary on Aliye Pekin Celik, from the “Old-Boys School” to the United Nations

In 1970, Aliye Pekin Celik became the first woman to graduate from the Princeton University School of Architecture. This documentary film unveils a unique story of gender and architecture, showcasing Celik’s journey from her native Turkey, through a groundbreaking education at Princeton, to a post in the United Nations.* By Meral Ekincioglu, Ph.D. Watch the […]


“In and Out of [fresh/waste/hot] Water”: <br>Lynda H. Schneekloth and Julie Barrett O’Neill Lecture at the University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning</br>

“In and Out of [fresh/waste/hot] Water”:
Lynda H. Schneekloth and Julie Barrett O’Neill Lecture at the University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning

By Micaela Barker Lynda H. Schneekloth, Professor Emerita from the University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, and Julie Barrett O’Neill, General Counsel for the Buffalo Sewer Authority who oversees the implementation of the Authority’s $93 million green infrastructure combined sewer overflow reduction program, are two of Buffalo’s strongest advocates for the accessibility and […]