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just de_tiles issue 8: GIRLPOWER

12/05/2014


just de_tiles issue 8: GIRLPOWER

The figures collected by the German Chamber of Architects (Bundesarchitektenkammer) speak volumes. Despite an almost equal gender distribution within universities, 72 percent of architects in the profession are still men. And no reversal of this trend can be seen in the near future. This begs the question why, why is architecture still considered the last existing male domain? Is it because the generally difficult framework conditions, the often poor wages and long working hours put off more women than men? Or are the problems in a completely different area?

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