Zaha Hadid is a Woman of the Year because… “She’s an extraordinary force of nature that came out of the blue and whacked us all on the back of the head and said, ‘Wake up, kids, there’s more stuff to do.’ ” —architect Frank Gehry
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this passage seems note worthy "Part of the problem? She was a woman in a man’s job—Hadid still thinks that’s a reason she lost out on early commissions". I mean yes sexism is a problem but wonder if questions of "build-ability", or something maybe gave clients pause early on... Is sexism (or maybe xenophobia) same reason she is just now beginning to build in UK?