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Ivan Štraus

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
born 1928, Banja Luka

Ivan Štraus is a Bosnian architect of Slovenian origin. In 1947 he started to study architecture in Zagreb. He graduated in 1958 at the Technical University of Sarajevo. He began with his first successful participation in the architectural competition already as a student of architecture in 1952...

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Jane Jacobs

New York, Toronto,
born 1916, Scranton

Jane Jacobs,(May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was an American-Canadian writer and activist with primary interest in communities and urban planning and decay. She is best known for The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), a powerful critique of the urban renewal policies of the 1950s in..

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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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Luis Barragán

Mexico City, Mexico
born 1902, Guadalajara

Luis Barragan (March 9th, 1902 – November 22nd, 1988) was a prominent twentieth - century Mexican architect and landscape architect. Highly impressed by writings of German-born French landscape architect and illustrator Ferdinand Bac, who wrote: "The soul of gardens contains the greatest amount..

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Michele De Lucchi

Milan, Italy
born 1951, Ferrara

Michele De Lucchi was born in 1951 in Ferrara and graduated in architecture in Florence. During the period of radical and experimental architecture he was a prominent figure in movements like Cavart, Alchymia and Memphis. De Lucchi has designed lamps and furniture for the most known Italian and..

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Lin Huiyin

China
born 1904, Hangzhou

Lin Huiyin (Chinese: 林徽因, born 林徽音; pinyin: Lín Huīyīn; known as Phyllis Lin or Lin Whei-yin when in the United States; 10 June 1904 – 1 April 1955) was a noted 20th-century Chinese architect and writer.

She is known to be the first female architect in modern China and her husband the famed..

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Halina Skibniewska

Warsaw, Poland
born 1921, Warsaw

Halina Skibniewska (January 10th 1921 - April 20 2011) was Polish architect and urbanist, professor of architecture, state activist, deputy to the of People's Republic of Poland through IV, V, VI VII and VIII terms, 1971-1985 deputy Marshal of People's Republic of Poland (Sejm).

Her husband,..

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Olga Minary

Budapest, Hungary
born 1929, Budapest

Mináry Olga was born in 1929 in Budapest. She graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Technical University in 1951. She started working as an assistant professor at the Department of Freehand Drawing.
From 1954 she participated on competitions.
"I usually took part in competitions..

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