Flora Samuel is Professor at the University of Reading and was the first female Head of Sheffield University School of Architecture. The author of Why Architects Matter (2018), she has been awarded […]
Sarah Wigglesworth is an architect with over 30 years experience in practice. She is acknowledged as a pioneering influence in British architecture. She has extensive expertise in green and sustainable design. Her work is characterised by careful theorising of […]
SUAS is an inclusive society that aims to encourage a thriving social and educational scene within the School of Architecture
MatriArch is a feminist collective which facilitates discussions on architectural education and practice, campaigning for a better and more accessible learning and professional environment. Set up while we were students at Sheffield School of Architecture, now, as we have moved from university into practice, we are at a point where we can reflect on the journey so far.
Event, 2020. The public lecture ‘Radical Public Practice: On the politics of architectural non-solutions’ was held by Gabu Heindl as part of the module Participation in Architecture and Urban Design, MA in Urban Design (MAUD) of the Sheffield School of Architecture.
Anti Racism at SSoA: A Call to Action is an open letter to Sheffield School of Architecture staff and students written in 2020 by a group of students and alumni of the school. It argues that SSoA has been and remains complicit in the structures that perpetuate systemic racism within architecture.
Prue Chiles continues to combine teaching, with architectural practice and research. In all her work she tries to use the skills and diversity of the design process to work with people and communities creatively and collaboratively, whether in community-led projects, research council funded research or in practice.
Event, 2020. This is a slightly amended version of a piece performed on 5th March 2020 at ‘The Feminist School of Architecture Teach Out’ at Foodhall, Sheffield by MatriArch (Alice Grant and Rosa Turner Wood)
Event, 2020. Kicking off with a reflection from Doina Petrescu on SSoA’s original Feminist School of Architecture event which took over the tower some 20 years ago, the Feminist School of Architecture Teach Out captured a resurgence of feminist activity within the school.
Studio Invisible Cities creates a positive and collaborative space to support the development of projects that challenge the damaging stereotypes and power dynamics that programme our cities and frame our lives. Using feminist approaches […]
Jeremy Till is an architect, writer and educator. Head of Central Saint Martins and Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London. He was Professor of Architecture and Head of School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield between 1998 and 2006 […]
MatriArch is an initiative that facilitates discussions on architectural education and practice, with the aim to share more female and non-binary voices and create a better more accessible environment […]