Barbara Penner: X is for An Expert on Bathrooms: Alexander Kira & Peter Greenaway's 26 Bathrooms

Barbara Penner is a lecturer in architectural history at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Her work consists of interdisciplinary investigations of the intersections between public space, architecture and private lives. She is author of the forthcoming Newlyweds on Tour: Honeymooning in Nineteenth-Century America (UPNE, October, 2009) and editor of Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender (Temple University Press, July, 2009). Her essays have been published in several edited collections and scholarly journals, most recently in the Journal of International Women’s Studies (June 2005), Negotiating Domesticity (Routledge, 2005), Winterthur Portfolio (Spring 2004), and Architecture and Tourism: Perception, Performance and Place (Berg, 2004). With Jane Rendell and Iain Borden, she edited Gender Space Architecture (Routledge, 2000).