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Purcell joins Women in Architecture programme

Heritage specialist Purcell becomes latest practice to join campaign

The company has become the highest-ranking AJ100 practice so far to join AJ’s Women in Architecture campaign.

The Bermondsey-based firm said that it was keen to support the progress of women in the industry, adding that it currently has more female architects working for it than at any time in its history.

In addition, all three of the new studios which the heritage specialist opened in the last year are led by women:
Laura Highton in Nottingham, Delyth Williams in Manchester and Amanda Needham in Cardiff.

Purcell chief executive, Mark Goldspink said that while the industry has made “great strides” to tackle issues relating to equality and raise the profile of female practitioners, there was more that practices could do collectively to make this happen.

‘The AJ campaign will support and celebrate the work of women in architecture and we look forward to getting involved,’ he added.

How to join the programme:

If your practice would like to take a more active role in promoting change by supporting the work we do, there is still time to sign up to our programme.  

Practices that sign up as supporters of the campaign will enjoy benefits including a table for 10 at the inspiring awards luncheon at the Langham Hotel, early booking to all AJ Women in Architecture seminars and talks, access to the AJ’s future mentorship programme, your practice listed on all AJ Women in Architecture publicity material, and an AJ Women in Architecture ‘proud supporter’ logo for your website and email signature.

For more information please contact: Stephanie.Geisler@Emap.com

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