The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) was founded in 1986. The organization promotes scholarship on the planning of cities and metropolitan regions over time, and bridges the gap between the study of cities and the practice of urban planning.
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On my way to Toronto to the American Studies Association Conference, I saw the documentary "Making Space: 5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture." The documentary displays the gender disproportion and the normalization of a male and masculine culture of "success" in architecture. I was surprised about the lack of discussion of gender discrimination, and a bit turned off by the focus on their capabilities (e.g., they are great, hard working architects) and the continual aesthetic rescuing of their designs. Still, worth the view. ... See MoreSee Less