women in architecture

Smashing the glass ceiling (even with a rubber toy hammer)

Glass ceiling is a term commonly used for issues regarding gender inequality in the labour force. It was coined in the mid-1980s by magazine editor Gay Bryant as a metaphor for the upper limit that women face at some point of their climb on an organisation’s ladder. This limit could be opaque and not immediately obvious to… Continue reading Smashing the glass ceiling (even with a rubber toy hammer)

women in architecture

Paying for an education that doesn’t pay back (as much)

Working as an architect may be an extremely painful experience, with 26-hour days, non-existent weekends, permanently damaged eyesight, changing a line back and forth all day long, killing your values because your boss likes that horrible detail exactly the way you hate it. But, on the other hand, being an architect may be amazing and… Continue reading Paying for an education that doesn’t pay back (as much)