Presentation of the book Architecture with Architects

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The book arose as a result of the Conference on Women in Architecture that has been officially held since the 2018/19 academic year, compiling presentations and reflections. The editors have been the professors Fermina Garrido, Elena Escudero and Raquel Martínez.


On March 28, the book Arquitectura con Arquitectas was presented at the Library of the Fuenlabrada campus in the first session of the V Conference on Women in Architecture, directed this year by Serafina Amoroso and organized by the Matrices research group, to which the most of the authors of the book. The book has been reviewed in the program "Las mañanas de RNE" (


The book has the participation of several other teachers from the EIF: Mª Pura Moreno, Jose María Echarte, Beatriz S. González, David García-Asenjo, Serafina Amoroso, Irene Ros, Almudena de Benito, Jose Manuel González and César Moreno . Also taking part are Mara Sánchez, Josenia Hervás, Inés Sánchez de Madariaga, the Equal Saree Collective (Dafne Saldaña, Julia Goula, Helena Cardona) and three former students -now architects- with texts from their TFG: Irene González, Laura Inés Braojos and Rocío Garcia.

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Content of the book:


“The content of this book develops in the territories that define the verbs looklive y care. In her texts, the look that women have projected on architecture is vindicated and how, through their eyes and their actions, the field of discipline has expanded and the way we inhabit the world around us. See to understand and understand to do.


The texts are organized, in turn, into three chapters, each of which can be linked to the preceding verbs: The architects explain things to me He tells us about the importance of looking to make those architects hidden or ignored by history visible. Here we do embroider cushions emphasizes how women have changed the way of dwelling and have incorporated new tools and themes into architecture. own street reflect on the need to take care of our cities so that they are egalitarian and inclusive and serve all people regardless of their gender, sex or age.


Being an architect is a way of looking individually and of dwelling and caring collectively.”





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