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Where are the women architects?

Author: Despina Stratigakos
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, in association with Places Journal, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For a century and a half, women have been proving their passion and talent for building and, in recent decades, their enrollment in architecture schools has soared. Yet the number of women working as architects remains stubbornly low, and the higher one looks in the profession, the scarcer women become. Law and medicine, two equally demanding and traditionally male professions, have been much more successful in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Despina Stratigakos
ISBN: 9780691170138 0691170134
OCLC Number: 913829607
Description: x, 114 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : Where are the women architects? --
May women practice architecture?: The first century of debate --
The sad state of gender equity in the architectural profession --
What I learned from Architect Barbie --
Architecture prizes and the boys' club --
Unforgetting women architects: a confrontation with history and Wikipedia --
Conclusion : Looking back, moving forward.
Responsibility: Despina Stratigakos.

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"All too timely."--Carol Tavris, Wall Street Journal "[A] slim but sharp volume on problems women face in the architecture profession... [A] concise, accessible book."--Publishers Weekly "An Read more...

 
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