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  • Date: Mar 24 2021

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Mar 24 2021

Shelter, Protection and Gender

6 Stories of Female Architects Designing for Women and Children

As long as the architectural profession stays largely impregnated by gender disparity and that humanitarian architecture is only a small part of the mainstream career path, we should pursue every effort to showcase what can shift this reality. As new challenges arise, with mass displacements, pandemic, and climate change, so do opportunities to gear efforts to improve the shelter.

For most vulnerable groups, safe spaces for victims of violence places designed to make both women empowered and children thrive.

The stories of these architects and their work to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of a woman are outstanding, and they are also part of a growing network of shelter women to exchange and inspire each other to make the sector change.