She thought of women as sacrificing self for family, established female seminaries and, with her sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, was a firm abolitionist. Architecturally, she was ahead of her time in her belief in mobile furniture and the clustering of open, multipurpose space about a fixed core.
Bipolar love blooms in creative ‘World Builders’ at CATF
It is a long way from that pristine shelter to Julia Morgan's flamboyant design for William Randolph Hearts's San Simeon in California and Margaret Fulton Spencer's 's stone cottage that seem an organic part of the Arizona desert. It took a great deal of perseverance for early women architects.
The young winner of the Women's Building Competition had a nervous breakdown after the completion of her entry and, like many of her female colleagues, left the profession at marriage. In , of a recorded 1, women who had studied architecture, only 10 percent were practicing.
EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY PROGRESSIVE
Ten years later, women were found to make up only 1 percent of the registered architects in this country, with only 25 percent of them practicing. See the article in its original context from February 25, , Page 56 Buy Reprints. View on timesmachine.
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Different Perception of Space The Architectural League of New York, with Susana Torres as curator, has put together the first detailed survey of women's role in architecture. Unlikely comrades at first glance, they are bound together by shared psychosis—bipolar disorder—and being participants in a drug trial.
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Max cannot intervene—only watch over the women and in his mind, provide some sense of comfort as he documents every detail of their last days alive. The play ultimately provides an interesting argument on the rights of the mentally ill—do they have the right to let their disorder go untreated, undrugged, so long as they can function reasonably well in society and are no harm to themselves and others?
Should we kill creativity in the name of so-called normalcy?
World Builders by Johnna Adams. Directed by Nicole A. Set Designer Robert Klingelhoefer. Costume Designer Stephanie Shaw.
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Lighting Designer Tony Galaska. Produced by Contemporary American Theater Festival. Reviewed by Jayne Blanchard. More from Contemporary American Theater Festival Jayne Blanchard has been a critic covering DC theater for the past 10 years, most recently for the Washington Times.
Prior to that, she was a theater critic in the Twin Cities and a movie reviewer in the Washington area. She is a proud resident of Baltimore.