Feminism And Modern Architecture
Feminist theory as it relates to architecture has forged the way for the rediscovery of such female architects as Truus Schröder-Schräder and Eileen Gray. These women imagined an architecture that challenged the way the traditional family would live. They practiced architecture with what they considered feminist theories or approaches. The rediscovery of architecture through feminist theory is not limited to female architects. Architects like Le Corbusier and Adolf Loos have also had their architecture reexamined through feminist theory.
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