Design for Equality: A Voice for Justice in Architecture- Mia Scharphie wrote in Architecture, Equality and Designers

Four months ago, Caroline James and Arielle Assouline-Lichten, both members of Harvard’s student group Women in Design, launched an online petition that quickly went viral in the design world. 
The petition asked for Denise Scott Brown’s equal recognition in the 1991 Pritzker Prize, architecture’s most prestigious award. It had been given solely to her husband Robert Venturi, despite their deeply collaborative working relationship. This was not the only time the Pritzker Prize Committee refused to recognize female collaborators: Just last year, the award given to Chinese architect Wang Shu omitted his wife and collaborator Lu Wenyu.

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Design for Equality: A Voice for Justice in Architecture
Mia Scharphie wrote in Architecture, Equality and Designers

Four months ago, Caroline James and Arielle Assouline-Lichten, both members of Harvard’s student group Women in Design, launched an online petition that quickly went viral in the design world. 

The petition asked for Denise Scott Brown’s equal recognition in the 1991 Pritzker Prize, architecture’s most prestigious award. It had been given solely to her husband Robert Venturi, despite their deeply collaborative working relationship. This was not the only time the Pritzker Prize Committee refused to recognize female collaborators: Just last year, the award given to Chinese architect Wang Shu omitted his wife and collaborator Lu Wenyu.

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Illustration by Kate Slovin

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