An international conference convened by the Architectural Association and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art with an exciting line-up of paper presentations, panel discussions, building visits, walking tours and an open jury to celebrate the centenary of women at the AA.
Samantha Hardingham in conversation with Sadie Morgan
Chaired by Harriet Harriss, RCA
Julia Gatley (The University of Auckland): ‘100 Years of Architecture at the University of Auckland: What has it meant for Women?
Silvana Taher (The Architectural Association): Educating the Educators or When Education Fails.
Chaired by Elsie Owusu, OBE
Lori Brown (Syracuse University): ‘Diversity & Difference: Writing Transnational Histories of Women and Architecture.’
Rachel Lee (Institute of Art History, LMU Munich)/Anooradha Siddiqi (New York University): ‘Extreme Mobility, Local Practice’ Danna Walker (Built by Us): ‘Talent Unlimited’
Chair: Jane Beckett, NYU/London
Harry Charrington (University of Westminster): ‘Invisible Partners’
Andrea Merrett (Columbia University): ‘Feminism in Action: the Open Design Office’
Chair: Sarah Turner, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Paul Makovsky (Metropolis): ‘Total Design: how Florence Knoll revolutionised design and the modern interior.’
Fiona and Ewen McLachlan (E & F McLachlan Architects, Edinburgh): ‘Karla Kowalski: Informal Formality. A reappraisal.’
Ellen Rowley (Tenement Museum Dublin Project): ‘Architectures of Childcare: women architects and civic improvement in 1940s and 50s Dublin.’
Suzanne Ewing (University of Edinburgh): ‘Voices of Experience: Women making modern Scotland.’
Chair: Lynne Walker, Institute of Historical Research, University of London Speakers: Julia Dwyer, Jos Boys; Liza Fior; Justine Clark, Karen Burns
Chair: Mathilda Tham, Goldsmiths University of London
Maria Paez Gonzalez (The Architectural Association): ‘Gendered Typologies: the possibility of a feminist approach to architectural type.’
Dolores Victoria Ruiz Garrido (Little Architect): ‘Little Architect: Erasing preconceptions about architecture from inside the education system.’
Katarina Bonnevier & Thérèse Kristiansson (MYCKET, Architecture & Design Centre, Stockholm): ‘An exploration of the promises of architecture beyond gender binaries.’
(Chair: Manijeh Verghese, AA): Clementine Blakemore, Stephanie Edwards, Marie-Louise Raue, Albane Duvillier