Where Are the Women? Measuring Progress on Gender in Architecture

Today is National Women's' Day, and what better way to bring the subject forward than by celebrating Denise Scott Brown. It is no secret that the woman has made an indelible mark on architectural history and has significantly advanced the role of women in architecture, though many would argue that her success hasn’t fully been accredited.

In light of Brown’s success, we would like to share some fascinating statistics presented by Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) that measure the progress on gender in architecture. According to the report, women make up 51% of the 316 million people residing in the US, however only 25% of the 193,000 registered architects are women. This presents the question, “Where are all the women?”

The statistics on US women in architecture, after the break.


You can read the full report here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Where Are the Women? Measuring Progress on Gender in Architecture" 03 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/553700/where-are-the-women-measuring-progress-on-gender-in-architecture> ISSN 0719-8884

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