Expanding Field of Architecture

Women in Practice Across the Globe

Expanding Field of Architecture
Marcia Feuerstein, Jodi La Coe, Paola Zellner Bassett
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This book documentscontemporary architectural projects designed by women architects participatingin diverse forms of practice in diverse regions around the world. Examiningeach design within its unique context, this collection of forty projectsincludes beautifully illustrated case studies of transformative buildings,encompassing a range of sizes, building types, materials, and constructionmethods. Overcoming historical challenges within architectural practice, thewomen architects in this collection lead their firms and expand the field ofarchitecture. Brit Andresen, Andresen O' Gorman Architects,Australia; Sandra Barclay, Barclay &Crousse Architecture, Peru + France; Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, Mexico; ShirleyBlumberg, KPMB Architects, Canada; ElianaBormida, Bormida y Yanzon Arquitectos, Argentina; Fernanda Canales Arquitectura, Mexico;Gabriela Carrillo, Mexico; Aziza ChaouniProjects, Canada; ElizabethDiller, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, USA; Carmen Espegel, Espegel Arquitectos,Espana; Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, Grafton Architects,Eire; Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang, USA + France; LinaGhotmeh Architecture, France; MelkanGursel, Tabanlioglu Architects, Turkey, UK + USA; Studio Anna Heringer, Deutschland; FrancineHouben, Mecanoo, Nederland, Taiwan, UK + USA; Carla JuacabaStudio, Brasil; Antonia Lehmann, IzquierdoLehmann Arquitectos, Chile; InesLobo Arquitectos, Portugal; Lu Wenyu, AmateurArchitecture Studio, China; Doriana Mandrelli Fuksas, STUDIO FUKSAS, Italia, France,UAE + China; Nina Maritz Architects, Namibia; Valerie Mulvin,McCullough Mulvin Architects, Eire; SheilaO' Donnell, O' Donnell + Tuomey, Eire + UK; PatriciaPatkau, Patkau Architects, Canada; Estudio Carme Pinos, Espana; Samira Rathod Design Associates,Bharat Ganarajya; Maria Samaniego,arquitectura x, Ecuador; Kazuyo Sejima, KazuyoSejima and Associates + SANAA, China; Brigitte Shim, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, Canada; Sonja Petrus Spamer Architects, South Africa; Marina Tabassum Architects, Bangladesh; Kerstin Thompson Architects, Australia; Lene Tranberg, Lundgaard& Tranberg Arkitekter A/S, Danmark; Billie Tsien, Tod Williams Billie TsienArchitects | Partners, USA; Claire Weisz, WXYArchitecture + Urban Design, USA; Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, UK; Xu Tiantian, DnA (Design and Architecture), China; EstudioCazu Zegers Arquitectura, Chile; Marusa Zorec,Arrea Arhitektura, Slovenija
The main authors are architects and faculty in the United States of America with Marcia F. Feuerstein at Virginia Tech' s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, Paola Zellner Bassett in the School of Architecture + Design also of Virginia Tech, and Jodi La Coe in the School of Architecture at Marywood University.