The American Institute of Architects' latest survey on diversity in the workplace has uncovered serious shortcomings when it comes to the representation of women and ethnic minorities in the US architecture profession.

The survey found that both Caucasians and people of colour tend to agree that ethnic minorities continue to suffer from underrepresentation in the US architecture profession. At least 69 per cent of respondents in four survey categories – women of colour, men of colour, white women and white men – indicated that people of colour…