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Architecture Is Tough! Will Architect Barbie Help More Women Become Designers?

Forget her non-black dress, or the fact that her hard hat doesn't match her shoes. Can a doll really change the way girls think about their future?

Each year Americans make a very important decision that affects the future of our country. They choose the next career of a certain plastic icon.

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GOOD Design Daily: Who Says There Aren't Any Women Architects?

A new exhibition, "13.3%" is a conceptual art reply to those who say there are no women making architecture.

It's no secret that across the design industry, there are fewer females practicing than males. When confronted with the idea to start a conversation about women working within the architecture profession, curators Jayna Zweiman and Christian Stayner turned to art. Their new open-call exhibition boasts a mouthful of a title: 13.3% is an exasperated reply to those who say, "there are no women making architecture". It hopes to explore issues in gender and design through conceptual art pieces that are at once both critical and witty. Abby Stone's piece (Pritzker Prize Winners with no Pants, above) portrays the recipients (and their legs) of architecture's top award throughout the years.

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