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Mimoza Nestorova-Tomić

Skopje, Macedonia
born 1929, Struga

Mimoza Nestorova-Tomić is a Macedonian architect, planner, and urban designer, who played a significant role in the masterplan and reconstruction of Skopje after the 1963 earthquake. Initially she worked specifically in the team for social planning with Polservice, the Polish consultants,..

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Karl Friedrich Schinkel

Berin, Germany
born 1781, Neuruppin

Karl Friedrich Schinkel (13 March 1781 – 9 October 1841) was a Prussian artist and architect. He was born in Neuruppin, Margraviate of Brandenburg. He became a student of architect Friedrich Gilly (1772–1800). After returning to Berlin from his first trip to Italy in 1805, he started to earn his..

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Norma Sklarek

California, USA
born 1926, New York

Norma Sklarek, a pioneer in the field of architecture, was the first licensed African-American female architect and the first black female fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1962. After a year at Barnard College she enrolled at Columbia University's School of Architecture, an..

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Jean Prouvé

Nancy, France
born 1901, Nancy

Jean Prouvé (April 8th, 1901 - March 23rd, 1984) was a French engineer and designer. His main achievement was transferring the manufacturing technology from industry to the architecture, without losing the aesthetic qualities. Jean Prouvé was born in Nancy. He grew up surrounded by the ideals and..

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
born 1867, Richland Center, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 projects, which resulted in more than 500 completed works. Wright promoted organic architecture (example: Fallingwater), was a leader of the Prairie..

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City in the Making

Rotterdam, Netherlands
est. 2013, Rotterdam

City in the Making (Stad in de Maak) is an association set up to take on the redevelopment of vacant properties in Rotterdam - most of them “toxic" remainders of the 2008/2009 financial crisis. Since 2014, it has opened eight previously boarded-up or vacant buildings, all of them in Rotterdam..

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Gae Aulenti

Milano, Italy
born 1927, Udine

Gaetana Aulenti was an Italian architect. In 1954 he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan and began working as an architect and industrial designer. Aulenti conducted extensive cooperation in drafting the magazine Casabella under the direction of Ernesto Nathan..

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Denise Scott Brown

Philadelphia, USA
born 1931, Nkana

Denise Scott Brown, (born Lakofski; born October 3rd, 1931) is an architect, planner, writer, educator, and principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates in Philadelphia. Denise Scott Brown and her husband and partner, Robert Venturi, are regarded among the most influential architects..

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