Book Launch Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

Leaf Hse by SHIMUL JAVERI KADRI © SHIMUL JAVERI KADRI

Wed, 26.04.2017

Gallery MMB

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan
K. Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda
400001 Mumbai

By Prof. Mary N. Woods

Written by Professor Mary N. Woods, this book is the first study of women architects in modern India. The book recounts the work and lives of Indian women as not only architects, but also as builders and clients, delving into complexities of feminism, modernism, and design practices in India, and exploring gender and modern architecture in a more global and less Eurocentric context.

Mary N. Woods is Professor of Architectural Theory, Department of Architecture, Cornell University, USA.

Programme:
Introduction by Prof. Mary N. Woods
Panel discussion: Architects' Journeys: Women's Stories

Speakers:
Neera Adarkar, Shimul Javeri Kadri, Brinda Somaya, Nandini Somaya Sampat

Moderated by Prof. Mary N. Woods.

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