AJ Women in ArchitectureThe AJ Women in Architecture campaign and awards, sponsored by Roca and Place Careers, is designed to promote the status of women in architecture while encouraging role models for young women in practice
Women in the news
Clare Devine has been appointed director of architecture and the built environment at the Design Council
Despite the lousy Spanish weather, it was good to hear green shoots had been sighted in the UK with predictions of growth, writes Christine Murray
Don’t let Twitter bring out your inner Angry Bird, advises Christine Murray
It’s business as usual for the AJ100 - let’s hope that means recovery is just around the corner, says Christine Murray
Rogers, was nominated by more than 500 architects to receive the AJ100 Contribution to the Profession award next week
The fact is that we don’t know, says Christine Murray
The RIBA is to redouble its efforts to boost women and under-represented groups in the profession following the AJ’s ground breaking women in architecture survey
Read Robert Venturi’s bittersweet acceptance speech of the 1991 Pritzker Prize, where he acknowledges ‘fellow artist’ Denise Scott Brown for her ‘crucial’ input.
Now over 5,000 people demand change, says Christine Murray
A spirit of generosity prevailed at this year’s AJ Women in Architecture Awards, says Christine Murray
Video of the AJ Women in Architecture Awards ceremony, including speech by Zaha Hadid
Women in Practice essays
Women in Practice essay: Sarah Wigglesworth
‘Zaha Hadid emerged to an unfair degree of commentary on her looks and person, but forged new ground in what a female architect might be’
Women in Practice essay: Flora Samuel
Penny Lewis profiles the next generation of female architects
‘Every year, more and more women design larger buildings, win competitions, run the RIBA and become new role models’
Women in Practice essay: Barbara Weiss
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The firm has 21,100 employees and 76 production plants and is present in more than 135 countries around the world.
The wholly Spanish-owned group is market leader in Europe, Latin America, India and Russia. It also has a major market player in China and the rest of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Roca is the worldwide leader in its business sector.
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.