Archivo de la etiqueta: Women in Architecture

3 New Films Showcase 7 Architects Redefining the Role of Women in Architecture

“I cannot, in whole conscience, recommend architecture as a profession for girls. I know some women who have done well at it, but the obstacles are so great that it takes an exceptional girl to make a go of it. … Sigue leyendo

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10 Facts about AJ’s Woman Architect of the Year 2015: Teresa Borsuk

The Architects’ Journal as named Teresa Borsuk… of Pollard Thomas Edward “Woman Architect of the Year 2015.” The prestigious title, awarded last year to Mecanoo’s Francine Houben, is being presented to Borsuk for her “remarkable” ability to improve equality within her Sigue leyendo

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#wikiD: Help ArchiteXX Add Women Architects to Wikipedia

Inspired by Despina Stratigakos’ essay “Unforgetting Women Architects: From the Pritzker to Wikipedia,” ArchiteXX has launched #wikiD…, a global event to coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8. With the slogan of “Women. Wikipedia. Design,” #wikiD prompts people to “write Sigue leyendo

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Jane Drew Prize Jointly Awarded to Grafton Co-Founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Grafton Architects’ co-founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been jointly awarded the fourth annual Jane Drew Prize for their “massive influence” on the profession. The “hardworking” Dublin-based duo impressed the jury, which included Norman Foster and Patty Hopkins, for not being “afraid to… Sigue leyendo

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Video: vPPR on Working in a Male-Dominated Industry

Fresh from their appearance on the AJ’s Emerging Woman Architect of the Year shortlist, London-based vPPR Architects spoke to Crane.tv about working in a male-dominated industry as a practice helmed by three women. “Our identity stands out, so it’s easy for people… Sigue leyendo

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Jane Priestman Wins Inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

Judges Patty Hopkins, Eva Jiricna and John McAslan have awarded Jane Priestman… the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize. The 85-year-old British designer, lauded for being a “visionary” client, is the first to receive this lifetime achievement award, which honors non-architects which Sigue leyendo

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AJ’s 2015 Women in Architecture Survey Says “Pay Gap” is Slowly Closing

Now in its fourth year, the Architects’ Journal’s Women in Architecture survey is firmly embedded into the discussion of gender roles within the architecture profession. Collected from an anonymous cross-section of practitioners, clients, consultants, engineers, developers, PRs, and academics, the 2015 survey focused on… Sigue leyendo

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AJ’s Shortlisted Women Architects of the Year Share Advice for Aspiring Females

Architects’ Journal has released the shortlist of their annual Women in Architecture awards, naming 17 established and emerging practitioners who have raised the profile of women architects “in a sector where women still face an alarming degree of discrimination.” In honor of their… Sigue leyendo

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