Sound the alarm: the women are missing!
Equity By Design (originally named The Missing 32%) is an advocacy group for women architects in the United States. It started, perhaps inevitably, in San Francisco; architects like Dr. Ila Berman, Cathy Simon, Anne M. Torney, EB Min, and others had begun puzzling over the numbers of women in architecture. It’s a well-known fact that in architecture school programs, the number of women and men is essentially even (and in graduate school, women often have the slight balance); another well-established fact is that only around 18% of licensed architects are female. Which led this group to wonder…where is that missing 32%?
The Chicago Architecture Biennial is providing a surprising clue.Read more →