Kim Trogal, DipArch Dissertation, 2003. This thesis introduces the notion of ‘feminine’ tactics to explore the possibilities for change in everyday architectural practice.
Symposium, 2019. The Symposium ‘It’s Grim Down South’ was a celebration of Northern practice, and a challenge to the notion that by working in London and the South, practitioners are at the forefront of design.
Symposium, 2020. The symposium explored the effect feminism has on the education system and practitioners daily experience of practice.
Event, 2019. The event celebrated women in the profession, with practitioners and educators invited to present talks based on the theme.
MatriArch 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.
The Feminist Research group is an SSOA initiative which began in 2018. It came about due to the recognition that a number of staff and PhD students were engaging various feminist approaches in their research.
Book Chapter. Emma Cheatle, in Architecture and Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies, ed. by H. Frichot, C. Gabrielsson and H. Runting, 2018. This piece of writing is an excerpt from an essay that speculates on the importance of spatial and material references […]
Article. Emma Cheatle, in Text Journal, 55, 2019. Through an exposé of my research, ‘The Architecture of Lying-in: From the Dark and Airless Room to the Hospital for Women’, this paper explores creative-critical methods of writing architectural history. Until the 1740s, women […]
Live project, 2015. The SSoA ‘Around The Toilet’ Live Project group is a multi-disciplinary team of students from Sheffield School of Architecture. The client, ‘Around the Toilet’, is a cross-disciplinary, arts-based research group […]
Live Project, 2013. LGBT Sheffield is a charity organisation linked to Sheffield City Council that aims to work with […]
Live Project, 2013. We live in increasingly multicultural societies; however, this does not necessarily mean that they are integrated societies […]
Live Project, 2016. Brave New Alps is a design collective part of Ecole_IG, a wider network which share an interest in developing new types of non-capitalist led knowledge and sharing economies. The client acquired a […]
Katherine Dauncey and Clare Timpani, MArch Design Project, 2020. Our Place is a new model of community centre that belongs on every highstreet in the country. This project offers an alternative response to current pressures facing the social care system while also offering a regeneration strategy for the declining highstreet.
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 […]
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 […]
Aisha Khan, Special Study Dissertation, 2020. This study outlines the evolution and transformation of ideas within British feminist architectural practices to assess the priorities of ideas within the field. Following this development of specific feminist […]
Bonnie Jackson, Special Study Dissertation, 2019. The last century has seen drastic changes to the roles women are permitted and afforded within society, yet discourse on gender in an architectural context only began within the last 50 years.
Scholars have noted […]