BEAT is pleased to introduce the book, Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women written by Jane Hall and published by Phaidon which includes work by BEAT advisory committee members Shirley Blumberg and Brigitte Shim. There will be a panel discussion for this book on Friday October 18, 2019 at The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium at the Cooper Union in New York city.
“Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women (Phaidon, 2019) is a timely record of the extraordinary contribution women architects have made to the profession. Documenting more than 200 significant buildings designed by women all over the world, this publication is a visual manifesto of outstanding architecture. Marking the celebration of this new book's release will be a panel discussion including Toshiko Mori, AR '76, Mónica Ponce de León, Brigitte Shim, Hilary Sample, and Marion Weiss.
The panel will be introduced and moderated by School of Architecture's Hayley Eber and Lorena del Rio.
This program is part of Archtober. Copies of Breaking Ground will be available for sale by The Strand. This event is co-sponsored by Phaidon, the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union, and the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation.
This event is free and open to the public. General public should reserve a space. Please note seating is on a first come basis; an RSVP does not guarantee admission as we generally overbook to ensure a full house.”