ARVHA, Association for Research on the City and Housing, launches the 10th edition of the French Prize for Women Architects with the support of the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, the National Council of the Order of Architects of the Region Ile de France and the city of Paris. For the 2022 Awards, ARVHA also receives the support of BNP Paribas Real Estate, Ciments Calcia (HeidelbergCement France), Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Pitchimo and COGEDIM as well as media support: Le journal de l’Architecte,Téma-archi et Batiactu.
This award aims at highlighting the work and careers of women architects, so that young women architects can build on existing female models, and at encouraging parity and equality in a male-dominated profession.
The only requirements to participate in the award are to be registered with the Order of Architects or their country (or chamber or architects) and being the author of the projects.
Four prizes are awarded for the the tenth edition :
Young Woman Architect Prize for women under 40 years old, for her projects (built or to-be);
Original Work Prize for a work conducted by a female architect;
Woman architect Prize for projects – 3-5 works constructed;
International Prize 3-5 works constructed by a woman architect registered to the Order of Architect in her own country.
The competition is open from the 15th of May and will end the 31st of July 2022.
The award ceremony will be held 15th of November 2022 at “Pavillon de l’Arsenal” in Paris from 5pm to 8pm.
On Thursday 10th March 2022 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm, a new meeting of the cycle “The Contribution of Women in Contemporary Architecture” will take place online and via Facebook Live.
After the first six online meetings held in October 2020 – on the Swiss and Finnish examples – in February 2021 – on the British and Danish examples – and in November 2022 – on the Spanish and Chilean examples – the cycle continues in March 2022 with two online meetings on the Austrian (March 10) and Canadian (March 24) examples.
The Foundation of the Order of Architects P.P.C. of the Province of Milan continues promoting the initiative “The Contribution of Women in Contemporary Architecture” curated by the architect Arianna Callocchia. Its goal is to continue to highlight the role and the importance that women play in contemporary architecture. The event has been organised to foster discussion and create an opportunity for dialogue and professional exchange between the Italian and the international scenario.
During the online meeting on 10th March “The Contribution of Women in Contemporary Architecture: The Austrian Example”, the designers themselves will illustrate some projects recently promoted in Austria. The aim is to present their approach and their design philosophy in contemporary architecture within the themes of environmental sustainability, technological innovation and building redevelopment. The meeting will also touch on the relationship with the historical, cultural and urban context.
After the welcome remarks by Bianca Miglietta, Councilor of the Order and Foundation of the Order of Architects P.P.C. of the Province of Milan and Susanne Ranetzky, Director of the Austrian Forum of Culture Milan, the floor will be given to Silja Tillner, Architekten Tillner & Willingerof Wien and Stefanie Wögrath, Illiz Architektur of Wien. Silja Tillner, will illustrate some projects built in Austria significant for their design approach on the themes of circular economy, reuse of buildings, environmental sustainability and reduction of CO2 emissions. Stefanie Wögrath, will present a selection of projects bult in Wien linked to social housing, urban regeneration and architectural redevelopment. The meeting will be moderated by Ilaria Valente, DAStU, Politecnico of Milan.
The speeches of the Austrian Speakers will be held in English.
The conference is organised with the Patronage of the Order of Architects P.P.C. of the Province of Milan, the Italian Council of Architects, the Embassy of Austria in Italy, theÖsterreichisches KulturforumMailand, the Frauenmuseum Hittisau and the Bundeskammer der ZiviltechnikerInnen.
Media Partnerof the initiative is the Editorial Group Design Diffusion World Srl
Open to the architects registered with the Order of Architect of Milan and to Italian architects.
Facebook Live Open to everyone, streamed on the Facebook page of the Order of Architects P.P.C. of the Province of Milan
On 31st of March, the project results will be presented at the YesWePlan! Multiplier Event in Vienna. Political stakeholders such as EP Vice-President and Chairwoman of the EP Equality Committee Evelyn Regner and the Austrian Minister of female affairs Susanne Raab will be present and an evening networking session will be taking place.
GENDER STEREOTYPES AND WOMEN DESIGN. NEW NARRATIVES
The University La Sapienza in Rome is organising an international Symposium dedicated to enhancing the presence of Women – students, graduates, scholars and professors – who were educated in the technical-scientific schools of the University. The title of the conference, Techniche Sapienti, holds reference to these two aspects: the 16th century name of Rome University “La Sapienza”, alias The Wisdom, and the technical education, mainly engineering and architecture, of the women under scrutiny.
The event will consist of three sessions: INCREASE THE AWARENESS RECEPTION AND DEBATE BECOMING VISIBLE. DISSEMINATION AND MEDIA