Being A Female Architect In Nigeria – Tosin Oshinowo Speaks to BBC

Being A Female Architect In Nigeria - Tosin Oshinowo Speaks to BBC
Being A Female Architect In Nigeria – Tosin Oshinowo Speaks to BBC

Being A Female Architect In Nigeria – Tosin Oshinowo Speaks to BBC

Our society is a very patriarchal one, and, in all walks of life, the views and the opinions of women can be dismissed not because they are wrong, but because they are women.

This much is true of architecture, too, as architect Tosin Oshinowo has revealed in an interview with BBC.

Female architects in the country “need a thick skin,” she said, sharing an instance when she cried out of a site because she was being disrespected.

She also discussed her style: afro-minimalism, revealing her love for clean lines and minimal but functional designs.

Watch her speak below:

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