#GAReads | Why do women leave architecture? Because it's a diseased profession
The majority of architects have been quiet in recent years when it comes to politics, perhaps too fearful of being blacklisted or scaring away clients.
But the profession is growing louder, if the crowd at the RIBA Gold Medal dinner is anything to go by. Paulo Mendes da Rocha’s impassioned acceptance speech called on architects to build a new world, no less. He called for equality of the sexes, an end to racism, and a halt to the colonialist attitudes that have tainted politics for the past 300 years.