Recalling Fay Kellogg in New York City, a female builder in Berlin shows off her daring to the press. She is pictured making repairs to the roof of Berlin's City Hall in 1910 Illustrierte Frauenzeitung 38, from 1910

Where Are the Women Architects? New Book Looks at Profession’s Gender Gap – Curbed

“This is a human loss, a loss of talent and dreams and desires.” by Patrick Sisson As a prelude to her new collection of articles and essays about the gender gap in architecture, author and University of Buffalo Professor Despina Stratigakos gets personal, dedicating her book to...
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Saving Ancient Islamic Architectural Patterns With Computers and Code – Curbed

Project Agama is creating technologically tricked-out versions of centuries-old tesselations as a resource for future designers by Barbara Eldredge The non-figurative artistic tradition of Islamic decoration includes remarkable rhythmic patterns, interlacing geometric ornament...
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Apple files patent for customisable keyless keyboard

by Emma Tucker Tech giant Apple has been granted a patent for a keyboard that abandons traditional keys in favour of a “force-sensitive” sheet that could function like an oversized trackpad. Apple’s document describes a metal layer that “flexes...
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