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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19 May 2022
4 March 2022
Julie Stout is its first female recipient to be awarded the Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal. To celebrate Julie, and to acknowledge Te Kāhui Whaihanga NZIA in their selection,
26 January 2021
The A+W NZ Tātuhi / Drawing Architecture: Sarah Treadwell Archive annual prize for 2021 has been awarded to Jonathan Morrish
23 April 2020
Architecture Graduate Progression to Practice in New Zealand: 1987-2018
Haarhoff, E, Boarin, P & Allen, N. (2020) Architecture Graduate progression to Practice in New Zealand: 1987-2018. Research Report, School of Architecture and Planning,
20 September 2018
The Workplace Revolution Series - 02: Diversity
Architecturenz Aug/Sept 2018, pp30 - 39.
Following from the first article in the Architecturenz magazine
16 July 2018
A+W NZ Co-Chair was interviewed by Diversity Agenda before the launch of their website and #20for21 project earlier this year. Here we reproduce their article, with the link to the original here.
12 June 2018
To mark the significance of her term as the second female President of the NZIA, A+W NZ met with Christina van Bohemen on Monday 11 June 2018, to record in an interview some of her thoughts and reflections on her experiences as President. We know that having a female leader
19 April 2018Architecture, Planning and Fine Arts Library CollectionsMost of you will be aware that there are changes being made with The
3 June 2017
6 January 2017
GENDER AND ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE
by Gina Hochstein, March(Prof) Student, The University of Auckland SoAP
‘I say to young women today, don’t cast out your feminist awareness: when the glass ceiling hits you, you will think
30 July 2016
19 April 2016
Amelia Melbourne Hayward asked several architects some questions about the professional side of working in architecture. She wrote two articles for Architecture Now, published online on
23 January 2016
Portico - a new website resource for secondary and tertiary students who are interested in architecture.
As mentioned in the NZIA Bulletin 22 January 2016,
4 January 2016
RNZ Sunday Arts interview, Sunday 3rd January 2016 'Designing New Zealand'.
29 December 2014
11 October 2014
NZ Architecture 04 2014 included a section on architecture and women, with articles and reviews as follows;
Lynda Simmons - Let's Look at the Numbers
21 May 2014
Architecture by Women 2003-2013 Block Itinerary No. 49
14 April 2014
Thank you to the NZIA for their Bulletin 14 March 2014, which included their recent research statistics, repeated here;
Did you know?
- 48% of NZIA Members are not Architects
- 23% of new Registered
16 March 2014
Helen Tippett (1933-2004) Obituary, by John Gray published in the Cross Section NZIA News May 2004. (Image from Cross Section)
10 November 2013
Photograph: Simon Devitt
Snapshot 500: Architecture+Women New Zealand
editors Julia Gatley and Sara Lee
Published by Balasoglou Books, Auckland 2013
16 October 2013
In November 2012, A+W•NZ contracted Public Works Media to document the process towards the National Exhibition 2013 and related events, held September-November 2013 in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown.
9 October 2013
The Wellington exhibition 'Diverse Practice' is based on a response to a survey that asked 7 questions about practice.
The text from the survey for the exhibition has been curated by
2 October 2013
Lynne Freeman from the National Radio Arts on Sunday programme interviewed Lynda Simmons on 15 September 2013. You can
23 September 2013
On 14-15 September, the team working on the glulam beam project installed their design at the Silo Park site, to the area in front of the Silo 6 Gallery. The huge laminated beams, which have been donated from Air New Zealand from a recently dismantled hanger, were lifted,
11 July 2013
Be visible: at Silo Park (Auckland) this September, in Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. The nationwide A+W•NZ exhibition is coming soon.
Show how architecture is in your life: your work, your practice methods, your wider interests. Practice,
3 June 2013
At the recent TRANSFORM conference held in Melbourne, the Parlour Group launched some incredibly valuable Policy Guidelines: The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice. Parlour are now calling for feedback -
27 May 2013
Shelley Penn, the current (and outgoing) National AIA President, gave a very interesting presentation at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland on Saturday 25 May, 2013. She discussed
14 May 2013
3 May 2013
Teena Hale Pennington, the new CEO of the NZIA, answers 12 Questions posed by Sarah Stuart in the NZ Herald on Tuesday 30 April.
8 March 2013
Using this Architecture+Women•NZ database as the resource, Dr Sarah Treadwell and Nicole Allen have published an article that looks at portraits of women architects in the latest Architectural Theory Review. Published by
31 January 2013
'Architecture culture means the full social, philosophic, representational environment in which architecture is discussed, produced, experienced, and consumed.... Architecture is a broad field. It is visual and organizational, and the skill related to this can be applied
27 January 2013
Scope Magazine, Issue 5 2003/2004 - an article by Brian Taggart on recent student work, featured 3 students; Lucy Gauntlett, Jacqueline Chan and Anna Harley.
11 November 2012
Mark Taylor, at the time of writing head of interior design at the School of Architecture, Victoria University, writes about the practice of Burry & Burry Architects, which was in
14 October 2012
Gill Matthewson reviews a history of how women have set up academic and professional support structures around women studying and working in architecture. From the Womens Institute of Architecture, created in the late 1970s, through to the 1993 Constructive Agenda exhibition
15 June 2012
'Take it to the Limit: women as architectural breach' Gill Matthewson April 23rd 2012