Flora Samuel is Professor at the University of Reading and was the first female Head of Sheffield University School of Architecture. The author of Why Architects Matter (2018), she has been awarded […]
Sarah Wigglesworth is an architect with over 30 years experience in practice. She is acknowledged as a pioneering influence in British architecture. She has extensive expertise in green and sustainable design. Her work is characterised by careful theorising of […]
Keren Obiuzu, MAUD Dissertation, 2020. The aim of this design thesis is to research how urban design practitioners can deploy design methods to support Makoko community in building resilience, with a deeper focus on the social urban issues faced by the community.
Joe McKibben, MArch Design Project, 2018. The Paternal Urban Base is a childcare centre aimed at fathers that focuses on play and risk, providing a platform for men to take on primary care roles in a drive for a more gender equal society.
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.
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.
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’ […]
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.
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.
Book Chapter. Doina Petrescu, in Learn to Act: Introducing The Eco Nomadic School, ed. by K. Böhm, T. James and D. Petrescu, 2017. Our neoliberal capitalist times are marked by a crisis of reproduction not only of production, as the very basis on which things and life are produced is now under threat. Many citizens like us would like to become active […]
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 […]