Jessica Raynsford, MArch Dissertation, 2021. With the commercial benefits of diversity becoming increasingly acknowledged, statistics show that architecture in the UK is still a predominantly white, male profession.
Elizabeth Hardie, Design Project, 2021. This visual manifesto looks at the male privileged lens through which housing has been designed. There is a gendered and non inclusive precedent to housing design that is a prerequisite in our expectations of home.
Cressy Lopez, MArch Dissertation, 2018. The study began as an investigation borne out of the author’s own social conditioning. Embracing an identity within a society polluted exploring what it means to be a feminist catholic woman.
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.
Ruth Morrow is known for her contribution to architectural education and research, across the UK, Ireland and internationally, through her teaching, writing and projects. Her research covers […]
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.
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 […]
Research Project, funded by the AHRC Connected Communities programme, 2015-2018. The toilet is often thought to be a mundane space, but for those who lack adequate or accessible toilet provision on a daily basis, toilets become a crucial […]
Article. Emma Cheatle and Catalina Mejía Moreno, in Harvard Design Magazine, 46, 2018. ‘To Manifest’ is product of the intersection with a collaborative, Feminist Art and Architecture Collaborative (FAAC), and later published as ‘To Manifest’ […]
Alice Grant, Essay, 2019. Architecture is often seen to be a white man’s profession; this creates homogeneous architecture and cities which do not respond to the needs of a diverse society (Murray 2018). This paper, recognising […]
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.
Kim Trogal is a Reader at the Canterbury School of Architecture, University for the Creative Arts. She undertook her architectural studies at Sheffield School of Architecture […]
Kim Trogal, DipArch Design Project, 2007. Open Kitchen or Cookery Architecture a theoretical and unrealised proposition to engage a group of women in urban regeneration right from the stages of planning down to detailed construction […]
Emma Warbrick, MArch Design Project, 2018. The project was undertaken within Carolyn Butterworth’s Studio In-Residence, which bridges art and architecture, encouraging community embedded design informed by pre-occupation with theatre as a tool for enhancement of the city.
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. ‘To Manifest’ was performed on 5th March 2020 at ‘The Feminist School of Architecture Teach Out’ at Foodhall, Sheffield by Catalina Mejía Moreno and Emma Cheatle.
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.