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The Library.

On: Practice

Colomina, Beatriz. “War on Architecture: E.1027”. Assemblage no. 20, Violence, Space (1993): 28-29.

“Decolonizing Design, Imagining Alternative Futures” panel discussion at Rhode Island School of Design with RISD faculty Namita Dharia, Jess Brown, Ramon Tejada, Ijlal Muzaffar, and moderated by Arturo Escobar. 

Dismantling Race in Higher Education: Racism, Whiteness and Decolonising the Academy by Jason Arday and Heidi Safia Mirza

​Eve Tuck and K. Wayne Yang. “Decolonization is Not a Metaphor.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, Society 1, no. 1 (2012): 1-40. php/des/article/view/18630

George Epolito. “On Otherness: Looking at (Different Ways Of) Inculcating Diversity.” Space Unveiled (2014) 237–46.

Glen Coulthard, “Place against Empire: Understanding Indigenous Anti-Colonialism,” Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action, November 23, 2010,

Samuel Ganton, Amina Lalor, and Paniz Moayeri. “Treaty Lands, GLOBAL Stories: Designing an Inclusive Curriculum.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 43, no. 2 (2018): 15.

Sierra Tasi Baker: On happiness and Indigenizing design Design unmuted podcast with SALA alum Divine Ndemeye 

Stratford, Helen. “Micro-Strategies of Resistance.” Resources for Feminist Research 29, no. 3 (Fall, 2002): 223-232.


Tristan Schultz, Danah Abdulla, Ahmed Ansari, Ece Canli, Mahmoud Keshavarz, Matthew Kiem, Luiza Prado de O. Martins & Pedro J.S. Vieira de Oliveira, “What Is at Stake with Decolonizing Design? A Roundtable, Design and Culture,” 10:1 (2018), 81-101. 075.2018.1434368

“Unsettled Lands: Architecture, History, Pedagogy” panel discussion at U of T with Ana María León (University of Michigan); Andrew Herscher (University of Michigan); K. Wayne Yang (UC San Diego); Eladia Smoke (Laurentian University); and moderated by Mary Lou Lobsinger. 

On: Identity

Christopher Clarke McQueen, “Indigenous Healing,” Race | Space (blog), indigenous-healing-by-chris-clarke-mcqueen/.

David Fortin, “Reflections on Indigeneity in Architectural Education,” Race | Space (blog)

Davis, Charles. “Black Spaces Matter”. Aggregate Vol.2 (March 2015). Lorde, Audre. “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House” in Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches, 110-114. Ed. Berkeley, CA: Crossing Press, 2007.

How Indigenous architects are resisting colonial legacies and reshaping spaces CBC Unreserved podcast with Falen Johnson 

Lance Hosey. “Hidden Lines: Gender, Race, and the Body in Graphic Standards.” Journal of Architectural Education 55, no. 2 (2001): 101–12.

The Built Environment

Architectural Principles from an Indigenous Perspective, TEDxYYC, 2019. 

Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) et al., “Toward Unsettling: The Swimming Pools of Nunavut,” https://www.

David Fortin, “From Indian to Indigenous Agency: Opportunities and Challenges for Architectural Design,” Design and Agency: Critical Perspectives on Identities, Histories, and Practices, edited by John Potvin and Marie-Ève Marchand (London and NY: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020), pp. 243-258

Decolonizing Architecture CIVA podcast with Sandi Hilal, Alessandro Petti & Nikolaus Hirsch 

Dialectic. VII, Decolonizing architectural pedagogy by Mira Locher [and thirteen others] edited by Anna Goodman and Shundana Yusaf

Domosh, Mona. “Geography and gender: home, again?.” Progress in Human Geography 22, no. 2 (1998): 276-282.

Douglas Cardinal: Architect of the Future. National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education (NCCIE), 2019. 

​Gulsum Baydar. “Toward Postcolonial Openings: Rereading Sir Banister Fletcher’s “History of Architecture”.” Assemblage, no. 35 (1998): 7-17

Hayden, Dolores. The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighbourhoods, and Cities. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1982.

Hayden, Dolores. “What Would a Non-Sexist City Be Like?” Signs 5, no. 3 (Spring 1980): 170-181

“How urban spaces can preserve history and build community” TED Talk by Walter Hood. 

Katherine Flynn, “How Can We Decolonize Architecture?”, Architect Magazine (June 11, 2021)

Koskela, Hille. “‘Bold walk and breakings’: women’s spatial confidence versus fear of violence”. Gender, Place and Culture 4, no. 3 (1997): 301-319.

Magdalena Milosz, “Settler Colonialism, Residential Schools, and Architectural History,” Active History (blog), November 21, 2019,

​Our voices : Indigeneity and Architecture by Rebecca Kiddle, luugigyoo Patrick Stewart, and Kevin O’Brien

​Penelope Edmonds, “Unpacking Settler Colonialism’s Urban Strategies: Indigenous Peoples in Victoria, British Columbia, and the Transition to a Settler-Colonial City,” Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire Urbaine 38, no. 2 (2010): 4–20

Phadke, Shilpa. “‘Why Loiter? Radical Possibilities for Gendered Dissent.” Dissent and Resistance in Asian Cities, ed. by Selvaraj Veluthan and Melissa Butcher, 185-203. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Riis, Jacob. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York. New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1917.

Shiri Pasternak, “Property in Three Registers,” Scapegoat: Architecture, Landscape, Political Economy, no. 00 (2011): 10, 15–17

​Surmann, Anita. “The Evolution of Kitchen Design: A Yearning for a Modern Stone Age Cave” in Culinary Turn: Aesthetic Practice of Cookery, ed. by Nicolaj van der Meulen and Jörg Wiesel, 47-56. Bielefield: Transcript Verlag, 2017.

​Timmah Ball, “On the Inside ‘Out’: The Architecture of Inclusion in the Diversity Economy,” The Avery Review 43 (2019),

Weisman, Leslie Kanes. ‘Prologue: ‘Women’s Environmental Rights: A Manifesto’’, in Gender Space Architecture, ed. by Jane Rendell, Barbara Penner and Iain Borden, 1-5. London: Routledge, 2000.

​“Where Are My People? Native & Indigenous in Architecture,” Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Winona LaDuke and Deborah Cowen, “Beyond Wiindigo Infrastructure,” South Atlantic Quarterly 119, no. 2 (April 1, 2020): 243–68,

The Natural Environment

Butt, Nathalie, Frances Lambrick, Mary Menton & Anna Renwick. “The Supply Chain of Violence”. Nature Sustainability vol. 2 (2019): 742–747.

Julian Raxworthy, “The landscape of practices: Decolonizing landscape architecture,” The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design (2018) edit/10.4324/9781315623412-19/landscape-practices-julianraxworthy

Katherine McKittrick, “Plantation Futures,” Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism 17, no. 3 (42) (November 1, 2013): 1–15,

Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass. Milkweed Editions, 2015.

Merchant, Carolyn. The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution. New York, Harper & Row, 1989.

Warren, Karen and Nisvan Erkal. Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

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