Pritika Akhil Kumar, MArch Dissertation, 2017. India is a country in transition. As the Indian population catches up with the developed world, its needs have begun to go beyond the bare necessities of “roti, kapda, makaan” (food, clothing, housing). In this scenario, there is a strong need for an environment that encourages free conversation and active citizenship.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Book Chapter. Rachel Sara, in Writings in Architectural Education, ed. by E. Harder, 2001-2002. There is a gaping hole in the mainstream (malestream? (Weiner, 1994)) discourse about the role of gender, and indeed race, sexuality and disability in the architectural profession […]

Book, ed. Emma Cheatle (UK); chief editors L. Brown and K. Burns (Bloomsbury, 2022). The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopaedia of Women in Architecture will fill a void in architectural history, giving students, scholars and professional architects an authoritative reference to women architects and their work, and to key terms for gender and feminism in architecture.

Book, Emma Cheatle (London: Routledge, 2017). Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, the Large Glass by Marcel Duchamp.

The Live Projects are a pioneering educational initiative introduced by the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield. Masters architecture students work in Live Project groups with a range of clients including local community groups, charities, health organisations and regional authorities.