Illustration: Lauren Nassef | Art Direction: Jelena Schulz

Illustration: Lauren Nassef | Art Direction: Jelena Schulz

In 2015, the American Institute of Architects passed Resolution 15-1: Equity in Architecture, a call to action for the profession to realize the goal of equitable practice. In 2016, the AIA Board of Directors approved 11 recommendations to aggressively steer architects and their firms toward acknowledging, supporting, and pursuing equity, diversity, and inclusion in everything from hiring practices to pedagogies that will reshape architecture’s professional pipeline. Here are just a few recommendations that will have an immediate impact on the profession: