Niamh Lincoln, MArch Design Project, 2015. The thesis looked at the social repercussions of heightened political hostility on marginalised communities across three adjacent wards in Sheffield.
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 […]
Kemba Beth Mitchell, Special Study Dissertation, 2020. Based on a review of key literature and two case studies, Cooking Up a Storm explores in detail the relationship between age, disability and gender and the impact these factors have on how kitchens are used and perceived.
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 […]
Rachael Cowan, Special Study Dissertation, 2019. In 1792 the early English feminist philosopher, Mary Wollstonecraft, called for dissent from hegemonic, patriarchal ‘false systems of education’ dominated by male scholars with the objective of educating the male gender in their own history; while […]
Claudia Amico, DipArch Dissertation, 2005. This journey is an attempt to understand the urban context of a city as dictated by social and political spheres, traveling through a symbolic route.
Holly Barker, MArch Design Project, 2014. The thesis develops upon an understanding that place is made by people over time. Partnering through the year with council arts initiative ‘Blackburn is Open’, the project combines […]
Louise Taylor, MArch Dissertation, 2018. First conceived as an accessible guide to feminism within architecture, Feminism & Architecture: A Manifesto explores the disciplinary areas that contemporary feminist theory traverses.
Rosa Turner Wood, MArch Dissertation, 2019. This dissertation evaluates off-site manufacturing, self-build homes, and robotics as methods of construction that can be utilised as a means to address gender inequality within the construction industry and […]