by Katherine Williams, AIA, NOMA
Since 2010, I have been tracking the number of licensed African-American architects to understand how this group is faring along their professional paths. My analysis is based on the numbers that are reported by the Directory of African American Architects.**
Last year was a banner year with 66 AA architects reporting that they received their initial license. CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who achieved this great accomplishment! This is a three-fold increase from 2014. The last time the count was in the 60s was in 2009.
There are lots of factors that could be contributing to the increase. Read more…