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Stalled! 2018 Updates

May 4, 2018

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Noncompliant Bodies

Noncompliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space, a conference convened by Joel Sanders and Susan Stryker at Yale School of Architecture, assembled a group of designers and scholars to explore architecture and social justice through the lens of race, gender and disability. The Stalled! Team (Joel Sanders, Susan Stryker, Terry Kogan) presented on the session dedicated to Restrooms.

2018 Arnold W. Brunner Grant

Joel Sanders is the recipient of the Center for Architecture’s 2018 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Architectural Research for Stalled!: Social Equity and Public Restrooms, a project that will finalize two years of research and create an open-access website. Read more HERE.

Footprint Journal

Joel Sanders’ essay “Stalled!: Transforming Public Bathrooms” was published in Footprint 21: Trans-Bodies / Queering Spaces, the latest issue of TU Delft’s Architecture Theory Journal. The full issue can be read online HERE and physical copies can be purchased HERE.

Urban Omnibus

“Noncompliant Bodies, Accomodating Space”, an interview with Joel Sanders by Jacob Moore, QSPACE, and QSAPP, is featured in Urban Omnibus’ new LGBT-focused essay series “Intersections”. Read the interview HERE.

Architectural Digest

“Neither His Nor Hers: How Design Could Save the Gendered Bathroom Debate”, an article by Architectural Digest, features an interview with Joel Sanders about Stalled! and discusses gender-inclusive restrooms in New York. Read the article HERE.

Lectures + Workshops

Stalled! offers public lectures that situate restroom debates within a broader cultural, historical, and political context, and conducts campus workshops that assemble key university stakeholders to discuss the practical challenges of implementing inclusive spaces.

 

Lecture at Pratt: “Body Politics: Social Equity and Public Restrooms”

April 9, 2018

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Joel Sanders will present a talk at Pratt Institute titled “Body Politics: Social Equity and Public Restrooms”.

In his talk, Sanders will present Stalled!, a design research project that takes national controversies about transgender access to public restrooms as a point of departure to create inclusive public restrooms that meet the needs of people of different ages, genders, religions and disabilities. Sanders will treat the public restroom as a case study; one example of the way designers can make a difference by exploring the design consequences of urgent social justice issues.

The lecture will take place on Tuesday, April 10 at 6pm at Brooklyn Campus ARC E02.

Noncompliant Bodies – This Week!

April 2, 2018

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On Friday-Saturday (April 6-7) at Yale School of Architecture, Joel Sanders and Susan Stryker will convene Noncompliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space, a symposium exploring the relationship between architecture and the demands for social justice voiced by people who have been marginalized and oppressed on the basis of race, gender and disability.

A livestream of the symposium can be accessed HERE.

Noncompliant Bodies will be followed by RADcon (Radicalizing the Architecture Discipline) on April 7-8, which invites students of marginalized communities in architecture schools to build coalitions, make space for community learning, and promote discourse on the impact of marginalized communities in architecture.

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NEW PROJECT! New Canaan Residence

March 26, 2018

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Now live on our website, the New Canaan Residence is a renovation-addition project that respects the design integrity of a significant mid-century modernist home designed by John Black Lee in 1957 in a way that reflects contemporary lifestyles.

New Canaan Residence has been featured by Architectural Record as the House of the Month. To read the article, click HERE.

To view the full project, click HERE.

Lecture at UVA: “From Stud to Stalled!”

March 16, 2018

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Joel Sanders is lecturing at University of Virginia School of Architecture. The lecture, titled “From Stud to Stalled!: Social Equity and Public Space” will discuss how his investigation of bathrooms parallels the evolution of his thinking about gender and space over the past two decades.

In his talk, Sanders will present Stalled!, a design research project that takes national controversies about transgender access to public restrooms as a point of departure to create inclusive public restrooms that meet the needs of people of different ages, genders, religions and disabilities. Sanders will treat the public restroom as a case study; one example of the way designers can make a difference by exploring the design consequences of urgent social justice issues.

The lecture will take place on Monday, March 19 at 5pm at Campbell Hall 153.

For more information on the event click HERE.

Noncompliant Bodies – Announcements

March 12, 2018

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Noncompliant Bodies is less than a month away!

The keynote has been announced for Noncompliant Bodies, which will feature Susan Stryker In Conversation with Jack Halberstam, taking place on Friday April 6 at 6:30pm.

Registrants attending the full symposium program are eligible for 10.5 AIA Health, Safety, and Welfare learning units for AIA Continuing Education Credits.

Noncompliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space, a symposium convened by Joel Sanders and Susan Stryker at Yale School of Architecture, explores the relationship between architecture and the demands for social justice voiced by people who have been marginalized on the basis of race, gender and disability.

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Noncompliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space

February 22, 2018

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SAVE THE DATE! April 6-7, 2018

Noncompliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space, a symposium convened by Joel Sanders and Susan Stryker at Yale School of Architecture, explores the relationship between architecture and the demands for social justice voiced by people who have been marginalized on the basis of race, gender and disability. The symposium will examine three architectural types: restrooms, museums, and urban streets. Our objective will be to propose alternative futures that rethink the relationship between bodies and built environments in ways that serve the goals of social equity.

Speakers will include Barbara Penner, Sheila Cavanagh, Terry Kogan, Quemuel Arroyo, Jennifer Tyburczy, Mabel Wilson, Mario Gooden, Charles Renfro, Stuart Comer, Jos Boys, Clare Sears, Elijah Anderson, Keller Easterling, Rashad Shabazz, Alison Kafer and Robert Adams. See schedule HERE.

Please register HERE.

Stalled! Symposium at Taubman College

February 6, 2018

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Joel Sanders will host the Stalled! Symposium, a series of talks and workshops developed in collaboration with the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at University of Michigan, which will examine the impact of disability, gender-fluidity, and intersectionality on architecture and design.

Taking place on February 7-8, the symposium will feature a keynote by Joel Sanders as well as presentations from Mel Chen, Dr. Jos Boys, Robert Adams and additional panelists – a full list can be found at the link below.

To RSVP and see the full schedule, click HERE.

 

Awards for Capsule Loft & New Canaan Residence!

January 10, 2018

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JSA is excited to announce that we have received four awards for our recently completed projects Capsule Loft and New Canaan Residence, which you can learn more about below.

2017 Interior Design Best of Year Awards

Capsule Loft and New Canaan Residence were selected from over 1000 submissions to be recognized in the 2017 Interior Design Best of Year Awards. Capsule Loft took home the prize as Winner of the Small Apartment category. New Canaan Residence was one of four Honorees in the Residential Transformation category.

To see the full list of winners, click HERE

2017 SARA National Design Awards

Capsule Loft was selected for a Design Award of Merit in the 2017 SARA National Design Awards, hosted by the Society of American Registered Architects. Joel Sanders and Sebastian Choe attended the awards ceremony at the New Museum in late October.

To see the full list of winners, click HERE

2017 AN Best of Design Awards

Capsule Loft was selected from over 800 submissions to be recognized as the Honorable Mention in the Interior – Residential category in the 2017 AN Best of Design Awards, hosted by Architects Newspaper.

To see the full list of winners, click HERE

JSA receives AIA QUAD Award for UPenn ICA Concept Study

November 21, 2017

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JSA’s UPenn ICA Concept Study was recognized with a prestigious Honor Award in the QUAD Design Award competition presented by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Jurors selected 29 recipients from a pool of 234 submissions, and UPenn ICA Concept Study, which is no longer in the pipeline, was one of two projects selected to receive an award in the category of Unbuilt Projects. JSA was recognized at an awards ceremony on November 9 at the QUAD (Quality United Architectural Design) conference in Albany, New York.

The 2017 QUAD Awards spanned across four AIA affiliates: AIA Connecticut, AIA New Jersey, AIA New York, and AIA Pennsylvania, the competition being open to firms residing or practicing in these states. Jurors included Tom Liebel (FAIA, Principal, Marks Thomas Architects), Heather Cass (FAIA, Cass Associates Architects) and Jon Pemdorf (FAIA, Perkins & Will.)

To learn more about the project, click HERE.