Women in Architecture Forum & Awards

November 2, 2016

CUNY Graduate Center
New York, NY

Women in Architecture Forum & Awards:

Celebrate Design Leadership

Architectural Record will present the magazine’s third annual awards program to recognize and promote women’s design leadership. Join us for an afternoon symposium followed by a reception honoring this year's award winners.

Honoring Women in Each of the Following Categories:
  • Design Leader

    For an architect with significant built work and influence

  • New Generation Leader

    For an architect who is rising in the profession

  • Innovator

    For an architect who has made a mark in innovative design, materials or building type

  • Activist

    For an architect who has used her skills to design for social change, to affect the public realm or to perform pro bono work

  • Educator or Mentor

    For a professional who has helped the advancement of women in the field

3:30 pm


4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Pre-Reception Symposium
Diversity and the Future of Architectural Education


  • Cathleen McGuigan, Editor-in-Chief, Architectural Record


  • Deborah Berke, founder of Deborah Berke & Partners and Dean, Yale School of Architecture
  • Donna Robertson, professor and former dean, College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology and this year’s winner as Educator in Record’s Women in Architecture Leadership awards
  • Winka Dubbeldam, founder of Archi-tectonics and Chair and professor of graduate architecture at PennDesign, at the University of Pennsylvania

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Reception and Awards


The awards will be presented at this forum and reception in New York, the day before Architectural Record’s acclaimed Innovation Conference.


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