The architect Cedric Price presciently observed back in 1964 that it was unlikely that the architectural profession would have any real impact on society ‘until a total reappraisal of its particular expertise is self-imposed, or inflicted from outside’ (Price, 1966, p483). It seems that time has come.   Why Architects Matter, Evidencing and Communicating the value of Architects,  Flora Samuel, Routledge, 2018 page 51.   What was missing in your architectural education and what is still missing?  Has technology / sustainibility changed the way we teach, learn + practice and is the way we teach aligned to the way you work in practice?  Did you take risks? Is it now impossible for students to take risks?  What is the “changing landscape” of the profession?  What would architectural education look like in the next decade?  Are expectations on students today unrealistic, when the AJ student survey 2018 reveals that 33% of respondents have received treatment or currently receiving treatment for mental health related issues?  Whilst the number of female architecture students has grown – now 44%, just 34% officially qualified chartered architects are women. And the drop-off continues into senior levels: 22% of senior architects are women, 19% of associates and just 12% partners or shareholder directors. How can the profession retain women in architecture?
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