W.PA principal Carrie Strickland / ARCHITECT magazine: Emerging Women Architects

January 27th, 2014

In September 2004, Strickland and Neburka met at a Portland bar, the Aalto Lounge. By the time they’d finished their drinks, they’d discovered a shared enthusiasm for doing great design on limited budgets, and they set up shop in 2005. “When asked if there’s a challenge to being a woman architect, Strickland replies, ‘It’s kind of like being a left-handed boxer.’ Because most boxers are right-handed, she says, ‘you’re going to be able to surprise somebody with a really great left hook.'”

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