We Can’t Change History With Local Stories. Caterina Franchini

We Can’t Change History With Local Stories. Caterina Franchini

‘‘Before we enter mainstream sources, histories, even Wikipedia, we as women have to be aware of our heritage and achievements on an international scale. We can’t focus only on the local cases. The research, the information pack, has to be sound and has to cover at least one century in addition to being backed by a critical mass of scholars and practitioners, both men and women.’’

Two Historians on Two First Women Architects. Florence Fulton Hobson (IE), Elena Luzzatto Valentini (IT).

Two Historians on Two First Women Architects. Florence Fulton Hobson (IE), Elena Luzzatto Valentini (IT).

,,I think historians are starting to revisit books on 20th-century architecture in order to ask, for example, where are the women architects? Who worked in collaboration with whom? What does it mean to be innovative and ground-breaking? We are not as ready as we were to believe that one person is able to foster wide-ranging changes alone.''

Telling Architectural Narratives Differently. Starlight Vattano

Telling Architectural Narratives Differently. Starlight Vattano

,,We are recreating women role models communicating Modern era. I find it especially important in our times when we stay isolated with our computers and phones. These were women who used to touch materials, people, dreams. So we communicate. Through the university, publications, platforms and events like this.''