Maternity Leave Doesn't Mean Leaving Architecture.
If you’re a young ambitious architect that also wants a family one day, you may be wondering how to manage these things. Even if it’s a long way off in your future, it’s never too soon to consider your ideal scenario and work towards it. I wrote the following article for Parlour, which includes some ways that I’m currently managing the balance.
Light House Architecture & Science principal architect Sarah Lebner reviews her experience of maternity leave, and provides tips on how to prepare for a break from the office. There seem to be many resources attempting to guide ambitious women through balancing motherhood and a career in architecture, but nearly all assume that the woman is an employee working under a principal architect.