Female Frontiers Awards: Powered by World Architecture News are brand new for 2021.
The Female Frontier Awards: Powered by World Architecture News recognise remarkable, talented and visionary women of all ages, at every level across Architecture.
These awards will champion best practice, support new and established talent and celebrate the firms who are supporting women in their roles.
Along with celebrating design-led achievements, we will also be putting a spotlight on the great leadership and innovation which drives success in architecture.
It doesn’t matter what stage you are in in your career, we want to celebrate all of the groundbreaking women in architecture, whether you are entry level or the founder of your own practice.
Categories at a Glance:
Team of the Year
Unsung Hero Award
Architectural Student of the Year (Reduced entry fee)
Social Change Champion Award (Reduced entry fee)
Innovation in Architecture Award
Contribution to Architecture Award
Emerging Architect of the Year
Architect of the Year
To mark Black History month in the UK, we spoke to three women about the challenges that come with being both female and black in this sector, the support available in the UK and the US and how the coronavirus pandemic has revealed problems within the built environments of black communities
Fernanda Canales holds a PhD in Architecture (ETSAM, Madrid), and has been distinguished with several international awards, such as the Emerging Voices Award from The Architectural League of New York
Eva Jiricna is a Czech-born London-based architect who studied engineering and architecture until 1962, gaining an MA at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts
Maggie’s portfolio includes an extensive range of project and professional experience. She’s a leading figure in Liverpool’s business community having co-founded Professionaliverpool, and acted as an advisor to Liverpool Vision, Liverpool Diocese and the National Museums of Liverpool
Women Build podcast: Maggie Mullan, principal at her Liverpool practice, explores what success looks like for a female architect?
Maggie also speaks about whether women have a more practical approach to design, the growth in women led practices and finally gives some key advice for those starting their architectural career. This podcast series, powered by World Architecture News, gives a voice to women in architecture wherever they’re working
Pedro is a trustee for Carnaval del Pueblo Association, a registered charity that serves to increase awareness of Latin American culture, and a board member on Community Southwark Voice representing the Latin American community
O'Neal is currently an adjunct professor in the School of Architecture and Design at The New York Institute of Technology, and, serves on the Advisory Board for the School of Architecture at Kent State University
Elsie Owusu OBE is an architect, artist and urban designer
Olson Kundig principal/owner Kirsten Murray, FAIA, creates spaces that strengthen and enrich communities
Originally from Bilbao, Spain, Koldo trained in architecture in San Sebastian, Copenhagen and London, at the Bartlett (UCL)