Gender Space Architecture (Paperback)

An Interdisciplinary Introduction (Architext)

By Iain Borden (Editor), Barbara Penner (Editor), Jane Rendell (Editor)

Routledge, 9780415172530, 448pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 1999

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Description

This significant reader brings together for the first time the most important essays concerning the intersecting subjects of gender, space and architecture. Carefully structured and with numerous introductory essays, it guides the reader through theoretical and multi-disciplinary texts to direct considerations of gender in relation to particular architectural sites, projects and ideas. This collection marks a seminal point in gender and architecture, both summarizing core debates and pointing toward new directions and discussions for the future.


About the Author

Jane Rendell teaches gender studies, urban history and architectural design at University College London, Winchester School of Art and DeMontfort University. Barbara Penner, Iain Borden lectures in architectural and urban history at The Bartlett, University College London.