Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

Carren Jao on two California exhibitions bringing exposure to women in architecture.

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Sam Lubell
Published: Oct 2012, The Architect's Newspaper

Merging art and design. By Yi-Hsu Yeh courtesy of A+D.
Despite decades of the feminist movement and increasing participation of women in the workforce, women in architecture and design still seem to be suffering from a lack of promotion and, consequently, public awareness.

“Whenever people would talk to me about design, they’d always ask about the men,” said Bill Stern, executive director of the Museum of California Design. Enter two exhibitions in Los Angeles that together form a compelling narrative of women in West Coast design over the last century. [read more]


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