Martha Thorne, the woman who commands the most relevant architecture prize

Article previously published on El País by Carlos Primo. Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design and the executive director of the Pritzker, believes that “the architects of yesteryear looked only at their buildings, as a reflection of themselves, those of today, the good ones, look outwards” Martha Thorne was surprised by the economic crisis of…

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Women in Construction

((Article only available in Spanish))  Originalmente publicado en Vogue: Construir en Femenino. Martha Thorne, directora del Premio Pritzker, y Odile Decq, fundadora del estudio que lleva su nombre, se reúnen para debatir sobre los límites del género en la arquitectura. Más de la mitad de estudiantes de arquitectura de Europa son mujeres, pero al mercado…

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The Power of Design, by Anne Stenros

Anne Stenros, Architect and Chief Design Officer of the City of Helsinki, will visit IE School of Architecture and Design to talk about The Power of Design: Towards People-Centered Urbanism, a presentation based on her favorite quote by architect Louis Kahn: “A city is a place where a small boy, as he walks through it,…

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Martha Thorne: “Women need to break the glass ceiling in architecture”

      American architectural academic Martha Thorne talks to Shivangi Mishra about how architectural education must be multi-disciplinary to bring job diversity for professionals. Originally published by Education Times: http://www.educationtimes.com/article/69/201805072018050515410078dd32bb33/Women-need-to-break-the-glass-ceiling-in-architecture-says-Martha-Thorne.html and by designMENA: http://www.designmena.com/thoughts/ignorance-is-not-an-excuse-for-gender-inequality-in-architecture-says-martha-thorne Women are still in minority and need to break the glass ceiling when it comes to architectural education and active roles in…

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The first Association of Women Architects of Spain

The vice president of AMAE is Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Awards and dean of IE School of Architecture and Design. Originally published in Spanish by La Vanguardia: http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/madrid/20180321/441790594374/crean-la-primera-asociacion-de-mujeres-arquitectas-de-espana.html?utm_campaign=botones_sociales&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social   A group of architects who have been working on the gender perspective in architecture and urban planning for years, as well as in…

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Architecture is not just for male architects: Thorne

“Women should have influence on changing the structure of the profession, making it more collaborative”. Martha Thorne is Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design and Executive Director of the prestigious annual architecture Pritzker Prize. ((This information is available in Spanish only)) Entrevista realizada por Martha C. Ramos Sosa para El sol de México. “Las mujeres deberían…

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