Lara Anna Scharf, MAUD Dissertation, 2020. Situated within the ever-changing field of socially engaged spatial practice, the project explores the relationship between such contexts of socio-spatial inequality, the role of the urban practitioner, and the transformation of spatial practice.
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 […]
Juan Wang, MAAD Dissertation, 2019. Breast-feeding in public space has been a social concern for a long time. The behavior itself not only occupies the physical space, but also interacts with the environment to form the social space form of the body. As a mother and an architect, the author […]
Dulcie Foster Finn, MArch Design Project, 2020. It’s the year 2035 in Sheffield and The Wicker Commons has been operating as a place for local governance for 3 years. As a response to the failing centralised political system, the Wicker Community Land Trust pioneered a new way of doing things. They rejected the […]
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.
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.
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’ […]
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 […]
Kim Trogal, MPhil Dissertation, 2009. Affective Urban Practices is a work interested in how creative spatial practices can give rise to an increased capacity to affect and be affected. The study valorises ‘care’ as a specific affective logic of the ‘feminine’ as a means to work with collective space.
Booklet. Ruth Morrow, A Bank of Ideas Publication, 2003. This is a booklet about a first year design studio in a school of architecture. It describes and reflects on changes that happened in the course over a three year period starting September 2000.
Book, ed. Doina Petrescu and Kim Trogal (London: Routledge, 2017). The Social (Re)Production of Architecture brings the debates of the ‘right to the city’ into today’s context of ecological, economic and social crises.
Conference Paper. Emma Cheatle and Catalina Mejía Moreno, presented at the 16th Annual International Conference of the AHRA in Dundee, 2019. We are two, and many. Alone, two, and a collective (Lacan, 2006 ; Irigaray, 2001). In 2018 we, and others, intersected with a collaborative, Feminist Art and Architecture Collaborative (FAAC), to write the manifesto, ‘To Manifest’ […]
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.
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 […]