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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Munari's philosophy of play and experimental methods have become of immense value in my approach to understanding shape, colour, touch, texture, and tactility. Without realising, I was laying the basis for a new level of connection my daughter and I would ease into day by day, a vocabulary that belonged only to us and spanned beyond the realm of words.

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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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full interview

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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YOUR VOICE

Get in touch and help enrich the content of this page with your story on balancing motherhood and profession.

Let's create a community that helps other women find encouragement, direction, and have their voice heard.

COMPETITIONS

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Amsterdam Cycling Bridge


Participants are asked to design a cycling bridge in the context of Amsterdam, an effective connection over the river Ij for pedestrians and cyclists – 1 design expressed in 3 drawings.

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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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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Maiden

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989.

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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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