Feminism and Modern Architecture

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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... House is an excellent example of the way that the "modern" lives of the family demanded a new architecture ... The movable walls and partitions give a sense of consciousness and an overall feeling that the architecture was built with a greater purpose ... Truus Schröder is closely related to Dutch and European feminism of the twentieth century, based on her goals for her house ...

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