Articles

Sample Publications

Kathryn Anthony has authored over 100 publications including scholarly journal articles, chapters in books, articles in conference proceedings and online publications.

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Anthony, K. H. “Built-in Bias: Hidden power and privilege can damage our reputations or place us in harm’s way, says Kathryn H. Anthony.” The Architectural Review, Vol. CCXLIII: 1449 (March 2018) pp. 28-29.

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Anthony, K. H. “Built-in Bias.” The Architectural Review. March 2018

How do built-in biases in design place us in harm’s way?

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Anthony, K. H. “Hard Fought Fights for Civil Rights: Accessibility Expert Carl Lewis on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).” ArchDaily (Feb. 9, 2017).

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http://www.archdaily.com/804988/hard-fought-fights-for-civil-rights-accessibility-expert-carl-lewis-on-the-americans-with-disabilities-act-ada

Even though the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been the law for over 25 years, what do we still need to know about designing for people with disabilities?

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Sekalias, Anastasia and K. H. Anthony.  “4 Lessons Pixar Films Can Teach Us About Architecture.” ArchDaily (October 17, 2015).

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http://www.archdaily.com/771987/4-lessons-pixar-films-can-teach-us-about-architecture

What can Pixar films teach us about architecture? More than you may think.

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Anthony, K. H., Robert Deering and Curt Pratt.  “Why Hollywood  Needs to Change its Conception of ‘The Architect’.”  ArchDaily (October 25, 2013).

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http://www.archdaily.com/441844/why-hollywood-needs-to-change-its-conception-of-the-architect/

How have writers, directors, producers, and actors in the film industry promoted stereotypes about architects?

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Butka, Erik, Meagan Calnon, and K. H. Anthony.  “”Star” Architects:  The Story of 4 Architects who Made it in Hollywood.”  ArchDaily (June 19, 2013).

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http://www.archdaily.com/388732/star-architects-the-story-of-4-architects-who-made-it-in-hollywood/

Reprinted as “Hollywood Architects:  The Story of Four Budding Architects Who Made It In Tinsel Town.”  The Huffington Post (June 19, 2013).

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/star-architects-the-story-of-four-architects-who-made-it-in-tinsel-town_n_3465042.html

What happens when architects make their careers in Hollywood?

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Anthony, K. H. and Mae Al-Ansari.  “Marilyn Monroe Visits Chicago:  Crowd Pleaser or Crowd Teaser?”  The International Journal of the Constructed Environment.  2:4 (2013), pp. 125-144.

Read it here:

https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/45673/MarilynMonroeVisitsChicago.pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=y

“Forever Marilyn”, artist Seward Johnson’s larger-than-life sculpture of iconic film star Marilyn Monroe whipped up a storm while on display at a major public plaza along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. How did visitors react?

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Anthony, K. H. “Entrepreneurship in Design:  A Promising Prototype for Architectural Education.”  Design Intelligence (November 27, 2012), pp. 104-109. (invited)

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http://www.di.net/articles/entrepreneurship-in-design/

How can the spirit of entrepreneurship be infused into design education?

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Anthony, K. H. and Meghan Dufresne.  “Potty Parity in Perspective:  Gender and Family Issues in Planning and Designing Public Restrooms.” Journal of Planning Literature. 21:3 (February 2007), pp. 267-294.

Read it here:

https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/11713/Anthony%20JPL.pdf?sequence=4

Although we’re all forced to use them every day, public restrooms raise a host of problems for men and women, boys and girls every day. Why?

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Anthony, K. H.  “A Quiet Revolution:  Women’s Public Restrooms in America.”  Bathroom Today 2 (May-Sept. 2006), pp. 36-39

Read it here:

https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/11714/BT206KathrynAnthony.pdf?sequence=2

If I were President of the USA, what would I say about the state of the nation’s restrooms?

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