Intruders in the Boys’ Club: Women Redefining Success in Architecture

Whether it be the overly-dainty posture of scale model figures or the assumptions of being the in-house decorator, the portrayal of women in architecture is often one of subservience. Despite Despina Stratigakos' hands-on efforts behind Architect Barbie or the global impacts of the legacy of starchitect Zaha Hadid, there continues to be a lack of … Continue reading Intruders in the Boys’ Club: Women Redefining Success in Architecture

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What You Need to Know About Gendered Design โ€“ NYC Design โ€“ Medium

I realized a reoccurring theme across my studies: gender. Whether itโ€™s queer gender, gender stereotypes or even exploring my own gender identity. In one of my classes, we were required to attend a Special Grey Matters Topic Session: Do Restrooms have Gender? Source: What You Need to Know About Gendered Design โ€“ NYC Design โ€“ … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Gendered Design โ€“ NYC Design โ€“ Medium

Alva skog illustrations

Bold and diverse illustrations that challenge inequality and racism by Alva Skog ( Creative Boom)

"Illustration is a way for me to communicate, express and question ideas and ideals. For me, illustration and art is a powerful (political) tool and Iย want people to reflect on things that we might ignore, such as gender inequality and hidden racism," says Alva Skog .

Gender balance in design: Creating an equal future

Gender balance in design: Creating an equal future (Irish Examiner)

In time for Internation Women's Day, Aileen Lee looks at a gender balance initiative by the Institute of Designers in Ireland. MUCH like the efforts being made to increase female participation in STEM careers, the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI)