According to Aehle, systemic racism is still prevalent in architecture. Writing for Dezeen, she says "It is easy for people to say that racism does not exist in the UK." She therefore aims "... to shed light on what it is like walking in the shoes of a black woman within architecture."
In response to the story, one reader commented, "Thank you Sylvia, for an excellent piece – and yes to such open, brave and honest conversations changing the architectural profession".
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