DIVIA Award 2023 – Ceremony


A glimpse into the first DIVIA Award ceremony on 6 May 2023 at ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin.

Photos: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk


DIVIA reception on 19 May 2023 at BERÜHRUNGSPUNKTE, Palazzo Contarini Polignac in Venice.

Photos: Nicanor García 

Divia Award 2023 – Exhibition

The exhibition includes an introduction to DIVIA, showcasing video interviews, as well as a curated collection of projects by the winner, Marta Maccaglia from Peru, and the finalists: May al-Ibrashy from Egypt, Tosin Oshinowo from Nigeria, Liza Fior & Katherine Clarke from the UK, and Noella Nibakuze from Rwanda. Following its initial showings in Berlin and Stuttgart, the exhibition is slated to journey to the respective home countries of these five accomplished women.

Curated by Katerine Witte and Anja Menge
Graphic design by Anja Matzker

After its successful first week at ANCB the Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin, our exhibition is ready to travel further. Next stop: Stuttgart, BDA Wechselraum. Opening: 10 July 2023.

Curated by Katerine Witte and Anja Menge. Graphic design by Anja Matzker.
Photo Credit: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk



26 October 2023 – 07 November 2023 at Gustav Epple

Photos: Atelier Pohlers

10 July 2023 – 19 July 2023 at BDA Wechselraum.


6 May 2023 – 14 May 2023 at ANCB the Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory

Photos: Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk

Divia Award 2023 – Catalog

Making women in architecture visible—that is the goal of Diversity in Architecture e. V. (DIVIA). Celebrating its debut in 2023, its international award for women architects and urban planners aims to help achieve this goal. Following the announcement of 27 nominees, selected by an international Advisory Board with experts form the six continents, a high-profile jury has chosen the five finalists: May al-Ibrashy, Marta Maccaglia, Noella Nibakuze, Katherine Clarke & Liza Fior and Tosin Oshinowo. Each of them is a pioneer in her field and an embodiment of DIVIA’s philosophy, inspired by trailblazing architect Lina Bo Bardi that “architecture is a social discipline.” This catalogue retraces their paths and portrays their work. In conversation with them we learn about what drives them, the obstacles they have face(d) along the way, and the opportunities that lie in female leadership. This publication is a tribute to their cultural engagement, ethics, and deep sense of community— it is a recognition of their efforts to create environments that positively affect others and celebrates them as role models for the next generation of female architects.

Click on this link to purchase the publication: https://www.hatjecantz.de/products/65301-divia-award-2023

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