Women make up almost half the graduating architecture classes, but only 17 percent of architecture-firm leadership. Even as women have made great strides in the field over the last several decades, that disconnect hasn’t gone away. — csmonitor.com
Zaha Hadid is a Woman of the Year because… “She’s an extraordinary force of nature that came out of the blue and whacked us all on the back of the head and said, ‘Wake up, kids, there’s more stuff to do.’ ” —architect Frank Gehry — glamour.com
Opinion seemed to be divided along generational lines. Simon, FAIA, shared Berman’s sentiment. Simon founded San Francisco-based SMWM, once the region’s most successful woman-owned firm. (SMWM has since joined Perkins + Will where the formidable Simon is now a design principal.) She thinks “Architect Barbie” trivializes the profession and objectifies its female practitioners. — metropolismag.com
Archinect’s newest ShowCase features the Herta and Paul Amir Building at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art by Preston Scott Cohen, Inc., with photographs by Amit Geron. collage thinks that while the "The interiors are wonderful! The facets on the exterior would benefit from being abit smaller...". For his part eric chavkin questions "Is all of the interior dynamics necessarily?....I wonder how, or if, the museum artworks would be effected by the architecture?"
Archinect’s newest ShowCase features the new Herta and Paul Amir Building at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art by Preston Scott Cohen, Inc., with photographs by Amit Geron. All the commenters thought the building was a beauty. However, they had a number of questions or suggestions regarding the...
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