The AJ can reveal the finalists for both the 2015 Woman Architect of the Year and the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year awards
This year four of the seven women shortlisted for Woman Architect of the Year are from UK-based AJ100 practices – the largest 100 firms in the UK.
Joanna Bacon, Teresa Borsuk, Rachel Haugh, and Cristina Segni are joined on the list vying for the award by Clare Wright, Carme Pinos and Gonca Pasolar.
Ten up-and-coming stars have made it onto the shortlist for the AJ’s fourth Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award.
Woman Architect of the Year 2015 shortlist
Joanna Bacon partner, Allies and Morrison
Teresa Borsuk partner, Pollard Thomas Edwards
Rachel Haugh partner, Simpson Haugh and Partners
Gonca Pasolar partner, Emre Arolat Architects
Carme Pinos founder, Estudio Carme Pinos
Cristina Segni partner, Foster + Partners
Clare Wright partner, Wright & Wright
Emerging Woman Architect of the Year 2015 shortlist
Laura Highton architect, Purcell
Jillian Jones team leader, DRDH Architects
Sally Lewis founding director, Stitch
Katy Marks director, Citizen Design Bureau
Marta Pelegrin co-director, Mediomundo Arcquitectos
Chloe Phelps deputy team leader, placemaking team, Croydon Council
Tatiana von Preussen, Catherine Pease, and Jessica Reynolds founders, vPPR
Betsy Williamson founding partner, Williamson Chong Architects
The winners of the awards will be announced at the annual AJ Women in Architecture Luncheon on 27 February at Claridge’s in London, where Phyllis Lambert and Sheila O’Donnell will speak.
The winners of the Ada Huxtable Prize and the Jane Drew Prize will also be celebrated at the event.
This year’s 14-strong jury includes Norman Foster, Patty Hopkins and 2013 Jane Drew Prize winner Eva Jiricna.
Revealed: finalists in Women in Architecture Awards