Women in Architecture Awards
The Jane Drew Prize
Jane Drew Prize-winner Eva Jiricná has called on younger architects to become more socially and politically engaged
‘Incredibly influential’ architect Eva Jiricná has collected this year’s Jane Drew Prize at the AJ Women in Architecture Awards luncheon in London today (22 March)
Woman Architect of the Year shortlist
Women Architect of the Year 2013 Alison Brooks talks about how she sees herself as’an architect and not a female architect’ and why mandatory fee scales should be re-introduced.
Co-founder, O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects, Sheila O’Donnell creates buildings which ‘are appropriate to their use, time and place and that weather and age naturally’
Founder of Duggan Morris Architects, Mary Duggan is inspired by Kazuyo Sejima’s ‘delicate approach to materials, detail connections, texture and light’
Kathryn Findlay, director of Ushida Findlay Architects advises aspiring female architects to ‘focus and be open to possibilities’
Francine Houben, founder of Mecanoo Architects became an architect ‘to ‘combine human, technical and aesthetical aspects’
‘Female architects add softness to the design’ says partner of OMA, Ellen van Loon
Clare Wright, founding partner of Wright?&?Wright Architects is inspired by van Heyningen, Jiricná and Hadid
Alison Brooks, director, Alison Brooks Architects says ‘I became an architect to engage in a profession that has a cultural, social and economic role in contemporary society’
Roca is a company specializing in the design, production and marketing of products for bathroom spaces as well as ceramic floorings and wall coverings used in architecture, construction and interior design.
Leading recruiters for the London and international design community, Place Careers has an experienced ex-industry team, recruiting architects, interior designers, admin and creative support staff.
Tamsyn Curley, Director of Place Careers cares passionately about equality in the design industry and welcomes the opportunity to be associated with the Women in architecture awards.
Emerging Woman Architect of the Year shortlist
The AJ caught up with Maria Smith, founding director at Studio Weave, after she picked up a commendation in the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award category
Winner of the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award 2013, Olga Felip talks about how she balances a career in architecture with having children
Olga Felip, co-founder of Catalonia-based practice Arquitecturia, has won the prestigious AJ Emerging Woman Architect of the Year award
Olga Felip is co-founder of Catalonia-based practice Arquitecturia
Maria Smith is a founding director at Studio Weave
Lisa Basu is a project architect at Fereday Pollard
Hazel Rounding is director at shedKM
Fiona Scott is founder of Gort Scott
Bev Dockray is a director at Coppin Dockray Architects
Anna Page is a senior architect at Atelier Zumthor