María Novas Ferradàs (TU Delft, Netherlands)
Serafina Amoroso (Independent scholar, Spain)
This thematic node seeks to transversally explore the intersections between women, gender, and urban design through history. In particular, acknowledges the significance of the genealogies of Urban Design and its role in promoting a future of environmental sustainability, equality, and social justice. On this basis, it approaches two distinct areas of research:
In summary, the thematic node WMH analyses social values in architecture and urban design, especially those developed in connection to the development of women’s movements, women’s work, and gender studies, while building on a state-of-the-art literature review and the collection of case studies. Through this work, it seeks to contribute to produce knowledge, genealogies, and collective awareness, notably in the field of Urban Design.