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Why Are So Many Women Leaving Architecture?

Why Are So Many Women Leaving Architecture?
Why Are So Many Women Leaving Architecture?, Lens House, London / Alison Brooks Architects © Paul Riddle
Lens House, London / Alison Brooks Architects © Paul Riddle

Despite a rise in female architecture students, the amount of women in architecture continues drop in the UK. Though this is not the case in many parts of the world - as female architects reportedly outnumber the men in South America - the UK has yet to find a solution to equalize the numbers for professional women in architecture. Jane Duncan, founder of Jane Duncan Architects and RIBA equality and diversity champion, weighs in the issue by asking “Why are so many women leaving architecture, and how can we buck the trend?” here The Guardian. 

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Why Are So Many Women Leaving Architecture?" 08 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/413566/why-are-so-many-women-leaving-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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