This second keynote address of the ARCC 2021: Performative Environments conference featured Peggy Deamer, professor emerita of Yale University’s School of Architecture and principal in the firm of Deamer, Studio.
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About Peggy Deamer
Peggy Deamer is professor emerita of Yale University’s School of Architecture and principal in the firm of Deamer, Studio. She is the founding member of the Architecture Lobby, a group advocating for the value of architectural design and labor. She is the editor of Architecture and Capitalism: 1845 to the Present and The Architect as Worker: Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class and the Politics of Design and the author of Architecture and Labor. Articles by her have appeared in Log, Avery Review, e-Flux and Harvard Design Magazine, among other journals.
Her theory work explores the relationship between subjectivity, design and labor in the current economy. Her design work has appeared in HOME, Home and Garden, Progressive Architecture, The New York Times and other journals. She received the Architectural Record 2018 Women in Architecture Activist Award and the 2021 John Q. Hejduk Award.