Pointing at the proverbial 'elephant in the room' to increase awareness and resources on the topics of motherhood and architecture and, hopefully, with your help, make a change. 

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A conversation with Harvard early childhood education expert Dr. Louisa Penfold on the importance of materials in sensory-based play, designing for children and boosting their emotional well-being as society opens up.

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Toys to Inspire

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Books for you

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Children's Books

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Films & Documentaries

HIGHLIGHTS

REMEMBERING ...

Lina Bo Bardi

(architect, designer)

"Architecture and architectural freedom are above all a social issue that must be seen from inside a political structure,

not from outside it."

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ARCHITECTS SAY...

Kim Holden

(doula + architect)

Read the full interview here.

Minding the Silver Linings: Doula+Architect Kim Holden’s perspectives on designing life & space

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WOMEN SAY...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

(Supreme Court justice and mother of two)

"I attribute my success in law school largely to Jane.

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Having her gave me a better sense of what life is."

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COMPETITIONS

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Into the Wild: Remote Work Cabin


Participants are asked to create a design concept around the theme of nature and remote work and design a cabin as their ideal workplace in a natural environment.

HUMANITARIAN

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AzuKo

AzuKo is an architecture charity. From housing, sanitation and infrastructure to play and public space,the charity helps socially and economically disadvantaged communities worldwide.

PLAY

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El Contorsionista

Javier Bermejo, Pico Pao

Pico Pao stands out through its  'no-rules' approach to play, focusing on helping the user take enjoyment from the simple act of experimenting.

BOOKS

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Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers

by

Leonard Koren

A book about the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.

FILM

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Where’d you go, Bernadette

(2019)

The story of a woman trapped between two major problems - one is the traumatic blow her creative life suffered following a professional setback.

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Migrants

by

Issa Watanabe

A silent, sophisticated picture book that speaks volumes, for both adults and children.

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