• Bringing Intersectional Feminism into Architecture and Urbanism

    3 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Renders for Undisclosed Art Pavilion. Image © AFARAI
    “One of the first hits I got when I was googling about female architecture was a high-rise building in Australia, whose architects said that they had been inspired by Beyoncé's curves when they built it ,” exclaimed the Dutch architect Afaina de Jong in her last talk for TEDxAmsterdamWomen in 2021. “I mean, really? Her body? Beyoncé? Of course, she is amazing, but to translate her body literally in a building... Is that female architecture?”, she continued indignantly. De Jong is the founder of AFARAI studio, where she works with an...
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