06: Jos Boys & Fiona Macdonald
29% Equal
by Sarah Ackland
3M ago
29% Equal in conversation with Part W, Episode 06: Jos Boys & Fiona Macdonald. Hosted & produced by Sarah Ackland - In this episode the thoughtful Fi Macdonald, a core member of Part W, designer and co-founder of Matt & Fiona, a social enterprise working to empower young people speaks with the incredible Jos Boys. Jos was a founding member of Matrix, the feminist design collective operating throughout the 1970s, the all-female identifying group collaborated closely with communities and women, they are well known for designing the Jagonari Centre in Whitechapel. Jos also co-authored ..read more
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04: Angela Brady & Tara Gbolade
29% Equal
by Sarah Ackland
3M ago
29% Equal in conversation with Part W, Episode 04: Angela Brady & Tara Gbolade. Hosted & produced by Sarah Ackland - In this episode Tara Gbolade, a friend of Part W, architect and co-founder of Gbolade Design Studio and Paradigm Network, speaks with the inspired Angela Brady. Irish-born Angela is an architect and co-founded her studio with Robin Mallalieu over 30 years ago. She led as president at the RIBA from 2011-2013 and co-founded the RIBA 'Architects for Change' group. Angela shares her positivity for women in the profession, how co-founding with a partner can be progressive and ..read more
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03: Elsie Owusu & Yẹmí Àlàdérun
29% Equal
by Sarah Ackland
3M ago
29% Equal in conversation with Part W, Episode 03: Elsie Owusu & Yẹmí Àlàdérun. Hosted & produced by Sarah Ackland - In this episode Yẹmí Àlàdérun, an activist, architect, development manager, Co-Founder of Paradigm network and core member of Part W Collective speaks with Elsie Owusu OBE. Elsie, an architect and activist herself has broken the glass ceiling many times and in 2000 she founded her own practice, Elsie Owusu Architects. Elsie is also the founder of the Society of Black Architects. Throughout her career she has questioned the architectural profession and stood firm. Elsie a ..read more
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02: Farshid Moussavi & Tahera Rouf
29% Equal
by Sarah Ackland
3M ago
29% Equal in conversation with Part W, Episode 02: Farshid Moussavi & Tahera Rouf. Hosted & produced by Sarah Ackland - In this episode, Tahera Rouf, a friend of Part W, architect and associate at RCKa, speaks with the incredible Farshid Moussavi OBE. Iranian born, Farshid founded her own office and is well known for her design of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland. She has been appointed an OBE and most recently received the Jane Drew Prize for Architecture. Farshid is also a Professor in Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Farshid discusses her time working at Zah ..read more
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01: Kate Macintosh & Alice Brownfield
29% Equal
by Sarah Ackland
3M ago
29% Equal in conversation with Part W, Episode 01: Kate Macintosh & Alice Brownfield. Hosted & produced by Sarah Ackland - In this episode Alice Brownfield, the Co-Director of Part W Collective, architect at Peter Barber Architects and the recipient of the 2021 MJ Long Prize for Excellence in Practice, speaks with the acclaimed Kate Macintosh OBE. Kate is well known for completing the famous and well-loved Dawson Heights estate before she was 30. Her passion for social housing and climate justice weaves through this impassioned discussion as we hear all about her experience at working ..read more
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Welcome to 29% Equal
29% Equal
by Sarah Ackland
3M ago
29% Equal is a podcast celebrating significant women who have shaped how we practice architecture today, produced by me, Sarah Ackland. Why 29% Equal? The last formal survey undertaken by the ARB (or the Architects Registration Board) was in 2019, this revealed that only 29% of qualified architects are female identifying, women are routinely excluded from the architecture profession, from the books we read and even the references and precedents we study at university. In an effort to eliminate this continual erasure of women I have invited a young architect, designer, artist or activist from P ..read more
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