Month: September 2018

Advance Notice: Architectural Access, Code and Care

This fall semester, as part of MIT Architecture’s Experiments in Pedagogy, Gabriel Cira and Emma Watlington have organized an evening lecture series called “Architectural Access, Code and Care”. Speakers include Wendy Jacob and Sara Hendren; David Gissen; Mara Mills and MIT Biomechatronics; Aimi Hamraie, David Mitchell, and Sharon Snyder. Hamraie ranks among the foremost international scholars working on dis/ability […]

Care Work: Swiss Women’s Strike – 1991/2019 in Swiss newspaper WOZ, 20.09.2018

WOZ, Nr. 38/2018 vom 20.09.2018 FRAUENSTREIK «Wir haben schon entschieden: Der Streik wird stattfinden» 1991 streikten in der Schweiz die Frauen. 2019 werden sie es wieder tun. Hunderte von Frauen sind bereits enthusiastisch am Vorbereiten – auch wenn sie sich nicht in allem einig sind. Von Bettina Dyttrich «Der Tag muss magisch gewesen sein»: 1991 […]

Advance Notice: “Interdependent Bodies – Making Non-Normative Space(s) for Care”, 29.10.2018, 17:00–19:00, ETH Hönggerberg

Monday, 29.10.2018, 17.00–19.00, ETH Zürich Hönggerberg, venue (tba) Public roundtable discussion with inputs by Dr. Jos Boys (independent scholar, Dis/Ordinary Architecture Project, UK), Caroline Cardus (artist, UK), Prof. Adam Caruso (architect, Chair for Architecture and Construction ETHZ, UK/CH), and Dr. Nina Mühlemann (researcher/disability rights activist, CH/UK). Moderation: Dr. Torsten Lange and Dr. Gabrielle Schaad (Visiting Lectureship […]

Architectures of Gender II – Care Work

We are continuing the “architectures of gender” seminar series, focusing on the issue of care work this fall semester (2018). Care work is at once omnipresent and invisible. It encompasses all forms of socially necessary – or reproductive – labour: raising children, cooking, cleaning, shopping, looking after the ill and elderly, and many other tasks […]

Advance Notice: “Cooperative Cities. Feminist, Social and Emancipatory”, 28.09.2018, The New School, NYC

Friday, September 28th, 3:00-6:30pm The New School University Center Room L105 (Lower Level) 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Please join us for the launch of Volume 9 of the Journal of Design Strategies, Cooperative Cities, which provides a critical insight to the way women have conceptualized and fostered the co-production of nonhierarchical and cooperative […]

Interview with An Fonteyne in Swiss newspaper NZZ, 05.09.2018

An Fonteyne: “Es ist kein architektonisches, sondern ein politisches Versäumnis, dass sich Subkulturen entwickelt haben” An Fonteyne, Professorin an der ETH Zürich, ist die Architektin der Stunde: Sie engagiert sich für die Zukunft Europas und seiner historischen Bausubstanz. Interview: Antje Stahl, NZZ, 5.9.2018; Link NZZ Homepage AS: An Fonteyne, Europa werde nurmehr als eine Währungsunion […]