Featuring more than 400 illustrations, including beautiful color photography and architectural drawings, this book highlights outstanding works from forty leading women architects across the globe

Expanding Field of Architecture: Women in Practice across the Globe” documents contemporary architectural projects designed by women architects participating in diverse forms of practice in diverse regions around the world. Examining each design within its unique context, this collection of forty projects includes beautifully illustrated case studies of transformative buildings, encompassing a range of sizes, building types, materials, and construction methods. Overcoming historical challenges within architectural practice, the architects in this collection lead their firms and expand the field of architecture.

The primary authors are architects and faculty Marcia F. Feuerstein at Virginia Tech’s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, Paola Zellner Bassett in the School of Architecture + Design also of Virginia Tech, and Jodi La Coe in the School of Architecture at Marywood University.