#MeToo, Gender Bias, and the Leadership Gap in Architecture | Architectural Digest

Is the industry a hotbed of sexism—and if so, can it be changed? Text by Meaghan O’Neill As Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as Supreme Court justice earlier this month, millions of exasperated women across America took to social media and the streets to demonstrate their...
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Architecture Is No Longer Just a ‘Gentleman’s Profession’

From New Haven to Senegal and Shanghai, female architects — many running their own firms — are invigorating the design of buildings and cities. By Reed Kroloff Architecture was long called a “gentleman’s profession,” which may have been true if by that you meant one that...
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Degenerate Space’s Solus & the City installation. Courtesy Sophie le Roux

At the 2018 London Festival of Architecture, It’s a Girl’s World

A handful of exhibitions and performances during the month-long design festival radically interrogate gender and space. George Kafka After a dizzying month of activities, the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) came to a close June 30. This, the 10th edition of the festival,...
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Architects Gather for the Voices of Plurality Flash Mob at AIA 2018 Convention

Almost 100 designers, architects, and allies gathered outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York on Friday. By Katharine Keane “Time is f—ing up!” yelled Iranian-American architect Gisue Hariri among a crowd that assembled outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention...
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A conceptual diagram of the Architecture Lobby's national structure. (Courtesy of The Architecture Lobby)

New Initiative to Champion Fair Practices in Architecture Firms | BLOUIN ARTINFO

BY Lisa Contag In response to the often precarious working conditions in the industry, US organization The Architecture Lobby, Equity in Design, from the Yale School of Architecture, and Women in Design, at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, have teamed up to launch  an...
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Equality still serious issue in US architecture say female architects

by Anna Winston for DeZeen Women are being driven out or held back from careers in architecture by long hours, childcare, unequal pay and the likelihood of being passed over for promotion, according to a major new survey by the American Institute of Architects released to...
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The Diversity Imperative | Architect Magazine

With two big announcements, the AIA puts diversity right where it belongs: as a top priority. By Ned Cramer The AIA put equality at the top of its agenda this year with two big moves: the naming of Denise Scott Brown, Hon. FAIA, and Robert Venturi, FAIA, as co-recipients of the...
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