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Yasmin Shariff's stories

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    Women in architecture forty years onSubscription

    Culture10 November, 2015

    Yasmin Shariff reviews a day of talks celebrating 100 years of women at the Architectural Association

  • Minnette de Silva climbing up to inspect concrete pillars and slab work of the De Saram house, Colombo, circa 1956

    The AA's unsung womenSubscription

    Culture11 January, 2014

    As the Architectural Association embarks on preparations to mark 100 years of female membership, historians delving into its archives are uncovering the lives of some remarkable women. Yasmin Shariff reports

  • Kensal House, Kensal Rise, London 1937

    Schools PioneerSubscription

    Culture26 March, 2013

    A new biography of Mary Medd is a timely reminder of the interdependence of architecture, education and children’s welfare in the modern age, writes Yasmin Shariff

  • Guangzhou Opera House, by Zaha Hadid Architects

    Yasmin Shariff compares women in architecture to other professions Subscription

    Culture8 February, 2013

    ‘Women can make it to the top but the exceptions mask a kernel of inequality and discrimination’

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    Olympic feel-good factor was a result of masterly designSubscription

    Opinion17 September, 2012

    Games Maker Yasmin Shariff on how the Olympic Park was transformed by architects and the community of volunteers

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    Comment: Post-BSF future looks bleakSubscription

    News15 July, 2011

    Sebastian James, author of the James Review, offered little clarity at the IOC Conference on how the government will implement his report’s recommendations for new schools, says Yasmin Shariff