Niamh Lincoln, MArch Dissertation, 2015. Tempelhofer Feld presents a very particular form of public space, as a 386-hectare vacuum in the city of Berlin. Exploring the dynamics and peculiarities that contribute to the experience and understanding of such a unique space requires not only […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Nariza Hopley, MArch Dissertation, 2020. Central to this research, this dissertation argues that social constructs of the city have formed gender inequalities and gendered spaces.
Laura Jamieson, MArch Dissertation, 2020. As one of the few remaining gender-segregated spaces the public toilet represents a site of conflict in which gender expression is policed. In this essay, the author examines the potential conflicts and alliances between gendered bodies in public toilets within The United Kingdom.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Lucie Iredale, Special Study Dissertation, 2020. An investigation into how the patriarchal structuring and domination of public space can be subverted through the reactivation of the feminine walker, specifically in the context of urban parkland, focusing on […]
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.
Kim Trogal, DipArch Dissertation, 2003. This thesis introduces the notion of ‘feminine’ tactics to explore the possibilities for change in everyday architectural practice.
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 […]
Article. Carolyn Butterworth and Sam Vardy, in Field:, 2.1, 2008. This paper explores the role the site survey could play in developing architectural praxis where agency is shared at all stages with participatory diverse users.