Archinect - News 2014-09-22T14:30:55-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/104864055/riba-elects-jane-duncan-as-next-president RIBA elects Jane Duncan as next President Archinect 2014-07-23T14:03:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T21:46:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i7/i757up99k8ks2any.jpg" width="514" height="560" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects today announced the result of its presidential election: Jane Duncan, director of <a href="http://www.janeduncanarchitects.co.uk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jane Duncan Architects</a>, will become President Elect on September 1, 2014 and will take over the two-year elected presidency from Stephen Hodder on September 1, 2015. Jane Duncan will be the 75th RIBA President.</p><p>&nbsp;&ldquo;I am delighted to be elected and to have the mandate from RIBA members to undertake my election pledges on improving pride, fees and diversity within the architecture profession," said Jane Duncan after the announcement of the election result. "Over the next year I will be working hard to support Stephen Hodder and visiting and talking to members and staff across the UK.&rdquo;</p><p>On her campaign website <a href="http://www.jane4riba.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jane4RIBA</a>, Duncan describes her goals in a mini manifesto:</p><ul><li><strong>PRIDE: </strong>"Restore pride in being an Architect and in the creative and influential work we do"</li><li><strong>PROFIT: </strong>"Drive up fees through campaigning for payment appropriate to skills and experience"</li><li><strong>PEOPLE:</strong> "Improve diver...</li></ul>