Discipline: Architecture – text

Brittany Utting

Discipline: Architecture – text
Region: Houston, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 2024

Brittany Utting is an assistant professor of architecture at Rice University and co-founder of the research and design collaborative HOME-OFFICE. Her work examines the relationship between architecture, collective life, and environmental care. She is the editor of the forthcoming volume Architectures of Care: From the Intimate to the Common (Routledge, 2023) and guest editor of Log 60: The Sixth Sphere (Winter/Spring 2024).

While at MacDowell, Utting worked on a new book project about architecture, extraction, and climate loss. She also curated the forthcoming exhibition The Sixth Sphere, opening in Fall 2024 at Rice Architecture.

Portrait by Sean Fleming



Brittany Utting worked in the Garland studio.

Marian MacDowell and friends originally named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his life. With generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in 2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward opening, diamond-pane windows were replaced…

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