Book

Architecture and feminisms: Ecologies, economies, technologies

Helene Frichot (ed.), C Gabrielsson (ed.), Helen Runting (ed.)

Routledge | Published : 2017

Abstract

Set against the background of a ‘general crisis’ that is environmental, political and social, this book examines a series of specific intersections between architecture and feminisms, understood in the plural. The collected essays and projects that make up the book follow transversal trajectories that criss-cross between ecologies, economies and technologies, exploring specific cases and positions in relation to the themes of the archive, control, work and milieu. This collective intellectual labour can be located amidst a worldwide depletion of material resources, a hollowing out of political power and the degradation of constructed and natural environments. Feminist positions suggest ways ..

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