Most likely, you may already know that March is Women’s History Month, but do you know why the topic of Women in Architecture is so important?

To truly understand the topic, I will encourage you to read this previous essay from 2020; plus, read the additional article from ACSA.

Gender in the Architecture Profession


Where are the Women?  Measuring Progress on Gender in Architecture


With the above as background, what can you do to celebrate Women’s History Month?  To truly celebrate, become more aware of the topic and how women are truly impacting design and architecture.  Below are a series of articles that celebrate women architects.

Eight Influential Female Architects thru History


You may wish to start with the above essay article as it truly shows those women early in history including Marion Mahony Griffin (1871 – 1961) known as one of the first licensed female architects who later worked for Frank Lloyd Wright.

50 Women Rocking the World of Architecture — These influential women are busy proving that the future (of architecture) is female.


25 Women Architects and Designers You Should Know


21 Famous Women Architects



In addition, below are resources to support your learning more about women architects.

Madame Architect


Madame Architect is a digital magazine and media start-up celebrating the extraordinary women that shape our world, a magazine designed to break the architect’s mold and show young women entering the industry the myriad choices they have in crafting a dynamic, meaningful, and interesting career.

AIA Resource Center – Women Architecture


AIA supports women in architecture through leadership development, career resources, and a highly engaged peer network. Explore all the ways you can benefit and get support for your career development.

Association for Women in Architecture and Design


The Association for Women in Architecture and Design is a Professional Society dedicated to supporting career and educational endeavors for women working in the built environment.

International Archive of Women in Architecture


The purpose of the Archive is to document the history of women’s contributions to the built environment by collecting, preserving, and providing access to the records of women’s architectural organizations and the professional papers of women architects, landscape architects, designers, architectural historians and critics, and urban planners.

First 500


At FIRST 500, we elevate and celebrate Black Women Architects and raise awareness about their distinction through an excellent central community. FIRST 500 inspires Black women and girls to infinitely increase our licensed representation in the industry to better reflect the environments we serve.

Do enjoy the remainder of March and Women’s History Month!

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