RE—SET—GO launches architectural work placement program for South London youths

Last June, when architecture and design professions were growing increasingly aware of structural inequalities within the industries, over 100 UK-based built environment professionals penned an open letter to British prime minister Boris Johnson highlighting how the economic fallout of the spring lockdown was disproportionately borne by “Black and minority ethnic” (BAME)–led architectural practices.

In response to the situation, grassroots initiatives across the UK are tackling the dearth of financial and professional support systems for future architects from underrepresented groups. RE—SET—GO, one such program, was recently launched by women-led South London practices We Made That, IF_DO, and Gort Scott.

Holly Lewis, cofounding partner at We Made That, said,

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