chapter  26
Jane Rendell
Introduction: ‘Gender, Space, Architecture’
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Do women practise architecture differently? How are such differences manifest? Do women have a different sense of aesthetics, sense of space and time? Do women use materials differently, organise practice differently, prefer certain kinds

of design methodology? Further, how do we explain such differences? Do they derive from biology or society? For example, is the connection of women with inside spaces due to biology-to the specific shape of their bodies or society-to

social and cultural associations of women with the private space of the home and children?