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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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Jelisaveta Načić

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1878, Belgrade

Jelisaveta Načić was a notable Serbian architect. She is remembered as a pioneer who inspired women to enter professions which had earlier been reserved for men. She was not only the first female graduate in architecture from Belgrade in 1896, she was also the first female architect in Serbia.
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Charlotte Perriand

Paris, France
born 1903, Paris

Charlotte Perriand was studying furniture design in Paris. In 1927 she applied for a job at Le Corbusier’s studio in 1927. Unimpressed, he dismissed her work with the comment: “We don’t embroider cushions here.” When her work was put in display at the Salon d’Automne, he was impressed and offered..

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Henrieta Delavrancea

Bucharest, Romania
born 1897, Bucharest

Henrieta Delavrancea (1897–1987) was a Romanian architect and one of the first female architects admitted to the Superior School of Architecture in Bucharest, but because of the suspension of her classes during World War I, she was not the first female to graduate. She was one of the most known..

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