Shima Rezaei Rashnoodi, PhD Thesis, 2018. This research explores the ways in which Iranian women make their diasporic home in the context of Great Britain. The transient nature of diasporic homes provides a unique situation to be examined in relation to the notions of gender, identity, culture and homemaking.
Sarah Joyce, PhD Thesis, 2018. Birth spaces designed by architects are a relevantly recent invention in the history of childbirth. Sarah’s work critiques the production of such spaces via regulation and […]
Nishat Awan, PhD Thesis, 2011. The term ‘diasporic urbanism’ addresses the difficulties of operating with diasporic space and of accommodating the material complexities of migrant lives. It proposes displacement and reterritorialisations as methodologies and ‘mapping otherwise’ as a tool […]
Helen Stratford, PhD Thesis, 2021. Architecture requires movement and interaction with the body to be understood. 1 In this tacit inter-relationship, buildings and public space are better understood as ‘performative conditions’ – “acting on us and activated by us.” 2 In visual, live-art and performance practices […]
Cathryn Klasto, PhD Thesis, 2020. This transdisciplinary thesis occupies the in-between space of architecture and art and takes the cultural, social, spatial and urban existences of Tōkyō’s kyōshō jūtaku (small house) as a focus point.
Rachel Sara, PhD Thesis, 2004. This thesis traces a history of the design studio, provides a description and
critique of the current normative model, and summarises the criticisms of the current system, followed by ways in which architectural educators are addressing these criticisms. Both the studio and live projects are then […]
Kim Trogal, PhD Thesis, 2012. This PhD brings feminist ethics of care and feminist methodologies to bear on an examination of agency in contemporary practice. In following feminist theorists to define care as […]