[Essay] Where are all the women? (C3 no.404)

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Martha Thorne

C3 no.404 pp.10-13 (4 pages)

 

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Where are all the women? _ Martha Thorne

Those of us who work in the fields of architecture and design like to repeat phrases that help laypeople understand what we do. One favorite phrase, that I and others use quite often, is “the question is more important than the answer”. The meaning of this, of course, is that architects and designers don’t merely accept the given parameters and seek a one-dimensional solution, but they question everything from the brief to the constraints to the overall goals of a project. […]