Bearing in mind the raging debate in recent weeks regarding the role and perception of women in construction, it was interesting to see in Hansom (5 August) news that wouldn’t have been out of place in a copy of Loaded: women were referred to as “munters” and you reported the opening of a grand new brothel in Berlin. Come on, Building. Although rare, there are women in the industry and some of us read your magazine.

Georgia Elliott-Smith, director, Element 4