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Bika Rebek

New York, USA
born Ljubljana

Bika Rebek is the director of Tools for Show, a global design practice focused on exhibition projects. Hailing from Ljubljana, she is currently based in Vienna and New York City, where she is a member at NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator. Bika serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia..

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Laura Thermes

Rome, Italy
born 1943, Rome

Italian architect and theorist. She studied at the Università La Sapienza, Rome. Her early collaboration with Franco Purini on an urban project (1966; unexecuted) for the bank of the River Tiber in Rome led to a long partnership between the two. As a theorist, Thermes attempted to unite the..

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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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Otti Berger

Berlin, Germany
born 1898, Zmajevac

Otti Berger (October 4, 1898 in Zmajevac, Croatia - 1944 in Auschwitz concentration camp) was a textile artist and weaver. She was a student and later teacher at the Bauhaus. Berger was born in Zmajevac, part of present-day Croatia. Berger had Yugoslav citizenship, but is often credited among..

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Egle Renata Trincanato

Venice, Italy
born 1910, Rome

Egle Renata Trincanato on 1938 was the first woman who becomes an architect at IAUV, Venice. On 1937 she met Giuseppe Samonà, important link both academic and professional, in fact, she becomes his assistant in Venice for the Architecture Elements and Monumental Survey. She studied and published..

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Grafton Architects

Dublin, Ireland
est. 1978, Dublin

Grafton Architects are lead by Yvonne Farrell & Shelley McNamara. They are both graduates of UCD and are Fellows of the RIAI, International Honorary Fellows of the RIBA and are elected members of Aosdána, the eminent Irish Art organisation. Both teach at the School of Architecture at University..

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Srebrenka Sekulić-Gvozdanović

Zagreb, Croatia
born 1916, Banja Luka

Srebrenka Sekulić-Gvozdanović was Croatian architect, also "First Lady of Croatian Architecture." She was born in Banja Luka and studied at the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb, where she received her doctorate on the theme of the Fortress Church in Croatia. She was the first assistant professor..

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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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Marta Ivanšek

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1920, Ljubljana

Marta Ivanšek (Ljubljana, 1920 - 2003) was a Slovenian architect. She worked with her husband France Ivanšek. Their most important architectural work is the neighborhood Murgle in Ljubljana. Besides is also recognizable the Elderly Home Kolezija (1976-82).

Together with France they won..

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Nives Kalin Vehovar

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1932, Ljubljana

Nives Kalin Vehovar (Ljubljana, 1932-2007) was a Slovenian architect and designer. She graduated at the Faculty of architecture in Ljubljana in 1958. She was employed as an architect in several Slovenian engineering offices and collaborated mostly with her husband Franc Vehovar. They worked on..

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Ljiljana Bakić

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1939, Belgrade

On women in architecture in Serbia, we certainly cannot talk without mentioning Ljiljana Bakić, an author who, individually and in cooperation with her husband Dragoljub Bakić, designed and built a large number of buildings in Belgrade and other cities in Serbia, as well as abroad. Today, the..

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Gizela Šuklje

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1909, Jelsa

Gizela Šuklje (March 25th 1909, Jelsa, October 31th 1994, Ljubljana) was a Slovenian architect. Born to middle class family started her studies at the Faculty of Technology Ljubljana from 1927-28 and graduated in 1932 as the first female student of Jože Plečnik. He considered profession of..

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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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Gertrude Kerbis

Chicago, USA
born 1926, Chicago

Gertrude Lempp Kerbis (1926 – June 14, 2016) was an American architect worked and studied under Carl Koch, Walter Gropius, and Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. Their influences are evident in many of Kerbis's designs. Born Gertrude Lempp in the Northwest side of Chicago, Illinois to working class,..

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Alice Constance Austin

Chicago, USA
born 1868, Chicago

Alice Constance Austin was born in Chicago, Illinois. She was an architect, city planner, radical feminist, socialist, and designer. Her most famous proposal at Llano del Rio, though never fully realized, greatly impacted later city designs and architectural planning. In 1935, Austin published..

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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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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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Violeta Autumn

Sausalito, California, USA
born 1930, Chiclayo

Violeta Autumn (May 20, 1930 – February 5, 2012) was a Peruvian-born, naturalized American citizen, who became a noted architect and artist in the San Francisco Bay Area, based in Sausalito, California. She was best known for her works in Organic Architecture, the home she built for herself, and..

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Judith Deena Edelman

New York, USA
born 1923, New York

Judith Deena Edelman (September 23, 1923 – October 4, 2014) was an American architect. Born Judith Hochberg in Brooklyn as a migrant from Eastern Europe. She was interested in architecture from a young age after visiting an architectural office as a high school student. She attended Connecticut..

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Eleanor Raymond

Boston, USA
born 1887, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Eleanor Raymond (1887 – 1989) was an American architect with a professional career of some sixty years of practice, mainly in residential housing. She designed one of the first International Style houses in the United States, in 1931. She also explored the use of innovative materials and building..

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