Moreover, through the analysis of generation, geography and gender, we will attempt to tell a candid and more comprehensive story of female architects.
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tects. Panelists will engage in discussion ranging from how a female’s role as architect is currently defined within the context of developing countries to how a female architect can command respect within a construction-based industry. ultimately forging a path for contemporary female archi-
Today’s symposium, hosted by the Women in Architecture organization at the Rhode Island School of Design, invites panelists and the public to discuss where women currently stand within the world of architecture. Together we will address how women around the world have had a strong presence within the architectural profession, Women in Architecture at RISD Department of Architecture
WIA board (l-r): Amity Kurt, Cassandra D’Alessandro, Roselle Curwen, Evita Yumul, Christine Tan, Andrew Liebchen. Gallery show “Feminist Practices” curated by Lori Brown. WIA would like to thank: Jim Barnes, Dawn Barret, Hansy Better, Dariel Cobb, Evangeline Dennie, Gabriel Feld, Erica Godun, Maria Guest, Lilly Herman, Nancy Jenner, Jonathan Knowles, Kyna Leski, Peggy Lewis, Ashley Low, Lori Mason, Yu Morishita, Krista Ninivaggi, Anne Tate, Lynnette Widder. Our sponsors: the RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN Departments of Architecture, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Foundation Studies, Dept. of History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Graduate Studies, Division of Architecture and Design; CR Studio; AIA Rhode Island.
The Untold Stories of Women in Architecture 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, BEB 106
1 Marta Gutman moderator
Professor, CUNY: NY NY.
2 Andrea Merrett Where Are We Now?
PhD candidate, McGill University: Quebec, Canada.
3 Roberta Washington Race and Gender: Evolutions of the Black
Partner Roberta Washington Architects PC: NY NY. 4 Yutaka Sho Tillers of the Horizon: Projecting Public Spaces by Women in Developing Countries. Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects: Boston MA. 5 Celia Esther Arredondo Zambrano Mexican 20th Century Architecture: A Gendered Discipline and Gendering Artifact. Tecnol贸gico de Monterrey: Monterrey NL, Mexico.
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Candid Reflections: a reading with Doris Cole 2:00 to 2:30 pm, BEB 106
Doris Cole Readings Curator
Partner, Cole and Goyette, Architects and Planners: Boston MA.
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Laura Blosser Cassandra D'Alessandro Elizabeth Snow Dana Ganssele Karsten Solberg Andrew Liebchen Seth Wiseman Tiffany McGlone
Contemporary Women in Architecture 3:00 to 5:00 pm, BEB 106
1 Danielle Sandler moderator
Professor, RISD: Providence RI.
2 Angela Watson Tectonic Shift: Women in Leadership at Sheply Bulfinch. 4
Principal, Shepley Bulfinch: Boston MA.
3 Lori Brown Feminist Practices Exhibition.
Assoc. Professor, Syracuse University: Syracuse NY.
4 Leslie Norvel Girls Guide to Construction Observation.
Associate, Lager Raabe Skafte Landscape Architects, Inc.: Philadelphia PA 5 Elizabeth Gibb and Lora Kim Advocacy for Community Design. Asst. Professor, Wentworth institute of technology: Boston MA.
Hike to the Fleet Library!
5:00 to 6:00 pm (check out the directions below right.)
Yolande Daniels: closing remarks 6:00 to 7:30 pm, RISD Fleet Library
1 Yolande Daniels The Spatial Politics of Race and Gender
Partner, studio SUMO architecture; asst. professor, Columbia University: NY NY.
walking directions to the RISD Fleet Library (see map): 1. Turn left out of the BEB front door, heading north on South Main Street. 2. Turn left at Westminster Street, heading south. 3. Cross the Providence River and Memorial Boulevard. 4. RISD Fleet Library is located within the old Rhode Island Trust Building at 15 Westminster Street.