Women in Architecture

Past, Present, and Future


Why do women architects still not receive the recognition their work deserves? Women in Architecture is a manifesto for the great achievements of women in architecture.


ISBN: 9783775748575 Category:

Ursula Schwitalla, Dirk Boll


The voices of thirty-six internationally active women architects are heard through their own projects. This diverse panorama is supplemented by essays on pioneering female architects, and analyses that get to the bottom of the structural discrimination against women architects.

With Mona Bayr, Odile Decq, Elke Delugan-Meissl, Julie Eizenberg, Manuelle Gautrand, Annette Gigon, Silvia Gmür, Cristina Guedes, Melkan Gürsel, Itsuko Hasegawa, Anna Heringer, Fabienne Hoelzel, Helle Juul, Karla Kowalski, Anupama Kundoo, Anne Lacaton, Regine Leibinger, Dorte Mandrup, Rozana Montiel, Kathrin Moore, Farshid Moussavi, Carme Pinós, Nili Portugali, Paula Santos, Kazuyo Sejima, Annabelle Selldorf, Pavitra Sriprakash, Siv Helene Stangeland, Brigitte Sunder-Plassmann, Lene Tranberg, Billie Tsien, Elisa Valero, Natalie de Vries, Andrea Wandel, Helena Weber, and Lu Wenyu.

Additional information

Weight 1622 g
Dimensions 25.8 x 30.9 cm
Publisher name Hatje Cantz Verlag
Publication date 3 June 2021
Number of pages 280
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Text by Sol Camacho, Beatriz Colomina, Patrik Schumacher, Ursula Schwitalla, and Ernst Seidl, Introduction by Odile Decq
Dimensions 25.8 x 30.9 cm
Weight 1622 g


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URSULA SCHWITALLA studied art history and works as an exhibition curator and art consultant. As chairwoman of the Tübinger Kunstgeschichtliche Gesellschaft e.V., lecturer and associate member of the BDA, she has been responsible for the lecture series "Architecture Today" at the University of Tübingen for twenty years.