Rogers to judge Women in Architecture Awards
Richard Rogers is the only architect on the jury for the first AJ Women in Architecture Awards. Editor Christine Murray and Chair of the awards said “Why Richard Rogers? He gives 12 months full pay to employees on maternity leave, four weeks full pay for paternity”
Joining him on the jury will be: Open-City director Victoria Thornton; Maggie’s chief executive Laura Lee; Corporation of London City planning officer Peter Rees; Stephen Lawrence Trust director Doreen Lawrence; V&A design director Moira Gemmill; Land Securities’ head of development for London portfolio Colette O’Shea; and Pritzker Prize executive director Martha Thorne
Awards will be given to ‘Woman Architect of the Year’ and ‘Emerging Woman Architect of the year as well as the Jane Drew Prize. The winners will be announced on 20 April.
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