Welcome to the Architecture + Women Archives
This is where we store articles and documentaries which deal with architecture and gender, in the hope to build a slow-growing and continuous resource for the academic and professional communities.
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1 April 2017
‘I have set up shop!’: Mary Taylor in Wellington
ELIZABETH COX for Bay Heritage Consultants
Article originally published on www.bayheritage.co.nz/heritage-blog/ - reproduced
29 December 2014
Visit the Studio Catherine Griffiths website page for an overview of the design and compilation of the first A+W•NZ Awards book. Designed by Catherine Griffiths, the small
3 December 2014
Put Your Hands Together: Bill McKay at the Architecture+Women Awards 2014.
Bill McKay writes for Block - issue # 10 2014 , on his thoughts as a jury member for the inaugural A+W•NZ Awards 2014.
'If anyone doubts the need for and
4 August 2014
NZ Architecture Week pays homage to women's suffrage
7 February 2014
On the last page of each issue, HOME magazine publishes a 'My Favourite Building' image and commentary. The Feb/March issue has a favourite by Lynda Simmons, one of the co-founders of A+W•NZ. She chose The Teps, because of its personal historic and current links between her
18 May 2013
Women and Architecture, and the WIA Group 1979-1985:
a Personal Response.
Janet S. Thomson, April 2013
Architecture was my dream! But such things were "not done" during my school days. I finally
26 March 2013
In 1992, Jane Rooney prepared a research report while a student at the University of Auckland Architecture School, titled
26 February 2013
23 February 2013
A snippet of history from the 1980s. (Thanks to Robin Allison)
11 February 2013
Lindley Naismith wrote this profile on Lillian Chrystall after interviewing her in December 2004. For more information on Lillian and Chrystall
30 January 2013
Fiona Cassie featured architects Min Hall and Mary Dorothy Edwards for the Nelson Mail in 1993, while the touring 'Constructive Agenda' Exhibition was showing in Nelson.
30 January 2013
Mary Dorothy Edwards, 7 February 1909 - 7 September 1995. Eulogy written by Min Hall. Mary Dorothy Edwards was the third women in New Zealand to graduate with an architectural degree, in 1939.
20 January 2013
Apparently women in 1923 could not design homes without first having experience in housewifery. How male architects have coped with house design for all of these years is not addressed, however. Thanks to Bill McKay for sending in this article from The Ladies' Mirror,