We are so thrilled that our work has been included among the entries of the Critical Spatial Practice website directed by Jane Rendell!


In several countries women have now taken on a crucial role within national economies, however, the discourse on how the shape of the city and the urban landscape take into account the female universe is hardly ever fully dealt with. In public space, female bodies are still relegated to the imagery of domesticity or anchored to male sexual desire. On a symbolic level the city continues to be the space of men and, implicitly, the house or home the space of women. There is still a lot of work to be done across the board to transform this state of affairs: although there are undoubtedly some steps that have been taken in the desirable direction of equality, unfortunately, it will not be buildings designed by female architects alone that will make a difference to how women experience public spaces.

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