When Words Don't Matter: Top 15 Wordless Books
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.
Much more than a baby mobile:
Creating connections through Bruno Munari's kinetic art.
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.
"Architecture and architectural freedom are above all a social issue that must be seen from inside a political structure,
not from outside it."
(doula + architect)
Read the full interview here.
Minding the Silver Linings: Doula+Architect Kim Holden’s perspectives on designing life & space
(Supreme Court justice and mother of two)
"I attribute my success in law school largely to Jane.
Having her gave me a better sense of what life is."
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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.
AzuKo is an architecture charity. From housing, sanitation and infrastructure to play and public space,the charity helps socially and economically disadvantaged communities worldwide.
As architects we are creative -
not only in the field we operate, but also outside it. Let's use this space to raise awareness and promote the small businesses mothers run on the side. Contact us and we'll profile your business so it can get the exposure it deserves.
Cuboro (1986) by Matthias Etter
Crafted from ecologically harvested beach wood, the Swiss-made maze combines the fun of puzzle-making and marble runs.
Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
A book about the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.
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.
A silent, sophisticated picture book that speaks volumes, for both adults and children.
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