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Fay Kellogg

New York, USA
born 1871, Milton, Pennsylvania

Fay Kellogg (May 13, 1871 – July 10, 1918) was described as "the foremost woman architect in the United States" in the early years of the 20th century. She specialized in steel construction. Originally intending to become a doctor, she began studies at Columbian University, now George Washington..

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Elizabeth Close

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
born 1912, Vienna

Elizabeth "Lisl" Close (4 June 1912 in Vienna – 29 November 2011 in Minneapolis) was possibly the first woman licensed to practice architecture in Minnesota. During her long partnership with her husband, Winston "Win" Close (1906-1997), she designed many notable public buildings and private homes..

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Marion Mahony Griffin

Chicago, USA
born 1871, Chicago

Marion Mahony Griffin (February 14, 1871 – August 10, 1961) was one of the first licensed female architects in the world, but was the first employee of Frank Lloyd Wright. During her life, she produced some of the best architectural drawing in America and was instrumental in envisioning the..

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Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Milan, Italy
born 1913, Milan

The Italian designer and architect Pier Giacomo Castiglioni is the second of the three Castiglioni brothers. Like his brothers, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni studied architecture at Milan Polytechnic, taking his degree in 1937. In 1938 Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and his elder brother, Livio, founded a..

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Achille Castiglioni

Milan, Italy
born 1918, Milan

Castiglioni was born on 16 February 1918 in Milan. He was the third son of the sculptor Giannino Castiglioni and his wife Livia Bolla. His older brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo were both architects and product designers. Achille Castiglioni paired with his brother Pier Giacomo planned serial..

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Livio Castiglioni

Milan, Italy
born 1911, Milan

Livio Castiglioni was the eldest of three brothers, studied architecture at Milan Polytechnic until 1936. In 1938 Livio Castiglioni and his brother Pier Giacomo opened a practice on the Piazza Castello in Milan. Since architects were receiving very few commissions at that time, the Castiglioni..

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Giorgina Castiglioni

Milan, Italy
born 1943, Como

Giorgina Castiglioni is an architect and designer, studied at the Polytechnic of Milan (1969). She is a granddaughter of the famous sculptor Giannino Castiglioni and the daughter of architect and professor Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. She broadened the subject of bioecological architecture, waste..

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Alena Šrámková

Prague, Czech Republic
born 1929, Prague

Alena Šrámková (born 20th June 1929 in Prague ) is a Czech architect referred to as first lady Czech architecture, author and co-author of a number of significant buildings in the style of postmodernism (CKD building on Wenceslas Square, Central Station concourse in Prague Meteorological station..

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