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Erandi de Silva on Room at the Top

15 June, 2021

Originally penned in 1975 and held from publication for fear of a ‘hostile reception’, this article is an honest and important record of architect Denise Scott Brown’s encounters with misogyny as a professional. Even today, despite the progress made by multiple waves of feminism and the more recent #MeToo movement, women still have a distance to go to achieve equitable treatment in the architecture profession. She writes: ‘these experiences have caused me to fight, suffer doubt and confusion, and expend too much energy’—sadly, Scott Brown’s descriptions still resonate.

Erandi de Silva on Room at the Top

Originally penned in 1975 and held from publication for fear of a ‘hostile reception’, this article is an honest and important record of architect Denise Scott Brown’s encounters with misogyny as a professional. Even today, despite the progress made by multiple waves of feminism and the more recent #MeToo movement, women still have a distance […]