Celebrating six trailblazing Bauhaus women
As the Bauhaus turns 100, we turn the spotlight on the school’s extraordinary women, whose experiences are still instructive today.
Meet Marion Mahony Griffin, Frank Lloyd Wright’s best frenemy
The two architects are forever intertwined
Women in Design
Furniture and industrial designers, architects, landscape architects, urban planners, textile designers, critics and more: Here are the women shaping the built environment, their professions, and their industries.
25 must-read books about cities written by women
An essential collection of perspectives on urban topics—where women have much to contribute.
Our best reads on trailblazing women designers
Here are the women shaping the built environment, their professions, and their industries.
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Mapping Julia Morgan’s Bay Area masterpieces
Revered as one of the greatest female architects in history, Morgan’s oeuvre will inspire any architect trying to break into the male-dominated field.
Versace-inspired Fort Lauderdale home asks $27.5M
The seller of the seven-bedroom Fort Lauderdale home also designed Casa Casuarina (the Versace Mansion) in Miami Beach.
Natalie de Blois and the rise of postwar corporate modernism
An appreciation of the trailblazing architect behind some of Park Avenue’s most iconic buildings
30 must-follow female architects and designers on Instagram
Amazing women architects and designers are all around us. One place to find them—and with it, a window into how they experience and practice design—is on Instagram.
The women designers who made Herman Miller furniture shine
Sizzling graphics, bright colors, and bold juxtapositions
400 Forward wants to train the next generation of black women architects
400 Forward—a Knight Arts Challenge grant winner—seeks to find and coach future designers in Detroit.
Zaha Hadid: A complete list of unbuilt designs
Unbuilt, unrealized, and in-progress designs from the late architect's unfolding legacy
Two landscape architecture icons to know now
Cornelia Oberlander, 95, and Harriet Pattison, 88, began their careers when there were few women in design.
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SF buildings and spaces designed by female architects
San Francisco has a myriad of notable projects designed by women, including the Heart Building facade and the new Asian Art Museum.
Sharon Davis designs buildings that look good and do great
Since starting her eponymous architecture firm in 2007, Davis has designed buildings that support women's rights and true sustainability, while overcoming vulnerabilities.
Through design, Nadine Maleh finds solutions for NYC’s poor
Through innovative adaptive reuse, Nadine Maleh builds for diverse low-income and homeless populations in New York City.
Imagining Jane Jacobs
Years after her most famous urban battles, Jane Jacobs lives on in popular culture, in graphic novels, documentaries, a Twitter feed, and even an opera. What does our imaginary Jane look like?
Celebrating Jane Jacobs
In honor of Jane Jacobs’s 100th birthday, explore her life and legacy, from the battles over NYC’s LOMEX to Jacobs’s later years in Toronto to the Robert Moses-Jane Jacobs opera. Then take our quiz to see how your neighborhood meets Jacobs’s criteria for a successful city.
How Jane Jacobs Has Changed Architecture and Urban Planning
Today’s architects and urban planners use, misuse, and reinterpret the ideas of Jane Jacobs.
Where Are the Women Architects? New Book Looks at Profession’s Gender Gap
Where Are the Women Architects? asks why female designers have struggled to gain a foothold in the profession.
Zaha Hadid, Visionary Architect Who Helped Design the Future
From a series of daring drawings to exceptional buildings, Zaha Hadid has constantly pushed boundaries and sought to
A Look at Zaha Hadid's Greatest Hits
The late Pritzker-winning architect leaves behind an incredible body of work. Here's a closer look in photos.