More than 250 architects, engineers, developers and clients gathered at Claridge’s on Friday (27 February) to celebrate the winners of this year’s Women in Architecture Awards
Guests included AHMM partners Paul Monaghan, Peter Morris and Simon Allford, dRMM’s Sadie Morgan, RIBA president elect Jane Duncan, 2013 Woman Architect of the Year Alison Brooks, and 2012 Woman Architect of the Year winners Michal Cohen and Cindy Walters.
Ada Louise Huxtable Prize recipient Jane Priestman picked up her award while Grafton Architects picked up the Jane Drew Prize and gave a moving speech about the architect after which the award was named.
The Woman Architect of the Year Award was handed to Pollard Thomas Edwards partner Teresa Borsuk, who said it was an ‘honour’ to receive the accolade.
Tatiana von Preussen, Catherine Pease and Jessica Reynolds, co-founders of blossoming London-based vPPR Architects were recognised with the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award.
The sold out event, which celebrates the ROCA-sponsored AJ Women in Architecture campaign also included keynote speeches by Phyllis Lambert and RIBA Gold Medal winner Sheila O’Donnell.
In pictures: AJ Women in Architecture Luncheon 2015