Contributor: Naomi Stead

Naomi Stead is Professor of Architecture and Head of the Department of Architecture at Monash University. She is widely published as an architecture critic, and is currently a columnist for Places Journal.

Radical Families

"When ‘family’ is unshackled from ‘nature’ and ‘biology’, and hitched instead to ‘choice’ or ‘artifice’ or even just to ‘love’, then the possibilities are endless.” Naomi Stead considers what is radical, what is family and questions how the limited stock of conventional family housing can serve, and impact, the potentially limitless arrangements of radical families.