All Architects

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Ernő Goldfinger

London, United Kingdom
born 1902, Budapest

Ernő Goldfinger (November 11, 1902 – November 15, 1987) was born in Budapest and studied architecture in Paris. After moving to London in 1934, he won praise for austere, yet sensitive projects, notably his Hampstead home, and drew controversy for ambitious schemes at Elephant and Castle and..

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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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Eileen Gray

Paris, France
born 1878, Enniscorthy

Eileen Gray, born Kathleen Eileen Moray, was an Irish furniture designer, architect and a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture. She was the first women recognized for her work in industrial design.

Gray was born as the last of five children. She spent her childhood among the family..

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Jane Drew

London, United Kingdom
born 1911, Croydon

Dame Jane Drew (March 24th 1911 – July 27th 1996) was an English modernist architect and town planner who worked both in the United Kingdom as well as Africa and India. She received her qualifications at the AA School in London.

Shortly after her studies she became involved in the Modern..

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Marion Mahony Griffin

Chicago, USA
born 1871, Chicago

Marion Mahony Griffin, was not only one of the first licensed female architects in the world, but was the first employee of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Born in 1871, she studied architecture at MIT. After graduating in 1894 she began working for her cousin, who happened to share a building with..

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Svetlana Kana Radević

Podgorica, Montenegro
born 1937, Cetinje

Svetlana Kana Radević was the first woman architect in Montenegro. She graduated from the Faculty of Architecture Belgrade and obtained a master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She continued her studies in Japan, which strongly influenced her later work.

She was a full member of..

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Edvard Ravnikar

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1907, Novo Mesto

Edvard Ravnikar was a student of architect Jože Plečnik in the years 1938-39. In 1939 he studied for few months in Paris with Le Corbusier. With knowledge and experience that has accumulated in Le Corbusier’s studio, he created the new architectural school based on the contemporary architectural..

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Plan Común

Santiago, Chile
est. 2012, Santiago

Plan Común is an architecture office founded in 2012 after 6 years of disciplinary debate, professional collaboration and editorial production
 with OnArchitecture. Plan Común proposes formal strategies to maximize and strengthen the character of public or shared space -understood as a key..

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