Archinect - News 2016-07-27T13:22:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149827841/jeanne-gang-wins-architect-of-the-year-in-2016-s-women-in-architecture-awards Jeanne Gang wins Architect of the Year in 2016's Women in Architecture Awards Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-03-07T17:57:00-05:00 >2016-03-11T09:40:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f9/f997600f64feccb2a6aa0f7a6073ce3a.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architect of the Year award celebrates Studio Gang&rsquo;s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College, Michigan, which took a novel tri-axial form. The first building purposed for social justice, Gang&rsquo;s democratic and participatory design process involved the organisation, students and public who now work from the Center.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Jeanne Gang was singled out over other finalists Kazuyo Sejima&nbsp;(<a href="http://archinect.com/sanaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SANAA</a>) and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/72305734/tatiana-bilbao-estudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tatiana Bilbao</a>, particularly for <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/26953/studio-gang-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Gang</a>'s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College in Michigan.&nbsp;Other winners of The Architectural Review's 2016 Women in Architecture Awards include&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149058640/women-in-architecture-awards-recognize-odile-decq-and-julia-peyton-jones" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Odile Decq and Julia Peyton-Jones</a>.</p><p>Watch the AR's video below showcasing Studio Gang's work:</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149348435/results-from-the-architectural-review-s-2016-women-in-architecture-survey-are-not-heartening Results from The Architectural Review's 2016 Women in Architecture Survey are... not heartening Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-03-01T13:21:00-05:00 >2016-03-01T13:40:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n8/n8t0hfbp48o8ikac.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>One in five women worldwide say they would not encourage a woman to start a career in architecture [...] dissatisfaction among women is lower in practices where a significant proportion of management are women, and in practices with regular career development reviews and/or mentoring schemes, with mentoring the better of the two. [...] Nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of women worldwide say they have experienced sexual discrimination, harassment or victimisation during their career</p></em><br /><br /><p>Sigh. For more data on women in architecture, check out <a href="http://salaries.archinect.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Salary Poll</a>.</p><p>Other related news:</p><ul><li><a title="Women in Architecture Awards recognize Odile Decq and Julia Peyton-Jones" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149058640/women-in-architecture-awards-recognize-odile-decq-and-julia-peyton-jones" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Women in Architecture Awards recognize Odile Decq and Julia Peyton-Jones</a></li><li><a title="Un-Forgetting Influential Voices: Women in Architecture #wikiD Writing Workshop" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140941777/un-forgetting-influential-voices-women-in-architecture-wikid-writing-workshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Un-Forgetting Influential Voices: Women in Architecture #wikiD Writing Workshop</a></li><li><a title="Zaha Hadid announced as winner of 2016 Royal Gold Medal" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137359601/zaha-hadid-announced-as-winner-of-2016-royal-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid announced as winner of 2016 Royal Gold Medal</a></li><li><a title="Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110407197/where-are-the-women-measuring-progress-on-gender-in-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in architecture</a></li><li><a title="How Women Are Climbing Architecture's Career Ladder" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95868476/how-women-are-climbing-architecture-s-career-ladder" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How Women Are Climbing Architecture's Career Ladder</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149058640/women-in-architecture-awards-recognize-odile-decq-and-julia-peyton-jones Women in Architecture Awards recognize Odile Decq and Julia Peyton-Jones Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-02-26T18:30:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T01:01:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/45/453f1b122d9a38a4a8e076231c9515b2.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Odile Decq has won the Jane Drew Prize and Julia Peyton-Jones has been awarded the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize in the annual Women in Architecture Awards. The judges described Odile Decq as &lsquo;a creative powerhouse, spirited breaker of rules and advocate of equality&rsquo;. [...] The judges celebrated Julia Peyton-Jones&rsquo; &lsquo;incredible global impact achieved with limited resources &ndash; and as someone who has done so much to nurture architectural vision and make architecture available to many people&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="12 innovative architects (and women) of Maryland" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145153723/12-innovative-architects-and-women-of-maryland" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">12 innovative architects (and women) of Maryland</a></li><li><a title="Zaha Hadid announced as winner of 2016 Royal Gold Medal" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137359601/zaha-hadid-announced-as-winner-of-2016-royal-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid announced as winner of 2016 Royal Gold Medal</a></li><li><a title="Diana Agrest gets profiled as one of NPR's &quot;50 Great Teachers&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/125896733/diana-agrest-gets-profiled-as-one-of-npr-s-50-great-teachers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Diana Agrest gets profiled as one of NPR's "50 Great Teachers"</a></li><li><a title="Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110407197/where-are-the-women-measuring-progress-on-gender-in-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in architecture</a></li><li><a title="The uphill climb to gender equity continues..." href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107487204/the-uphill-climb-to-gender-equity-continues" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The uphill climb to gender equity continues...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/83160716/new-london-school-of-architecture-to-open-in-2015 New London School of Architecture to open in 2015 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-10-01T21:13:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T21:18:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6m/6m2w9o0a0ezvgigv.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Rather than get trapped in the false dichotomy between &lsquo;academia&rsquo; and &lsquo;practice&rsquo; &minus; where one is where &lsquo;thinking&rsquo; happens and the other is about &lsquo;buildings&rsquo; &minus; we thought instead about &lsquo;design&rsquo; and &lsquo;research&rsquo; as activities that both students and practitioners would engage in throughout their careers. The question was how can you make a bridge to unite these two groups around those twin pursuits?</p></em><br /><br /><p> Will Hunter, the Deputy Editor of <em>The Architectural Review</em>, developed the <a href="http://www.the-lsa.org/about" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London School of Architecture</a> out of the "Alternative Routes for Architecture" think-tank, active in 2012. While much of the school is still being designed, Hunter will serve as Director and is seeking program accreditation by the ARB.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58357435/radical-pedagogies-in-architectural-education RADICAL PEDAGOGIES IN ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION Orhan Ayyüce 2012-09-30T23:44:00-04:00 >2012-10-09T19:46:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3c/3cltxillqi0l6uzs.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architectural pedagogy has become stale. Schools spin old wheels as if something is happening but so little is going on. Students wait for a sense of activist engagement with a rapidly evolving world but graduate before it happens. The fact that they wait for instruction is already the problem. Teachers likewise worry too much about their place in the institutional hierarchies.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>