an incomplete archive of womxn in architecture
an incomplete archive of womxn in architecture
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1800s

Sophia Gray
Eileen Gray
Aino Aalto
Anni Albers
Lilly Reich
Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky

1930

Esther Malhangu
Adèle Naudé Santos
Bessie Emery Head

1970

Neri Oxman
Rahel Shawl
Yara Sharif
Ilze Wolff

1900

Charlotte Perriand
Etel Mittag Fodor

1940

Vivienne Japha
Trudy Groenewald & Debbie Preller

1980

Yewande Omotoso
Julia King
Zahira Asmal
Mariam Kamara

1990

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1910

Ray Eames
Lina Bo Bardi
Jane Jacobs
Florence Knoll
Gladys Mgudlandlu

1950

Zaha Hadid
Yvonne Farrell & Shelley Mcnamara
Toshiko Mori
Petra Blaisse
Odile Decq
Maya Lin
Ora Joubert
Anne Lacaton
Hilde Heynen
Kazuyo Sejema

1920

Gwendoline Fagan
Alison Smithson

1960

Janina Masojada
Jeanne Gang
Kate Otten
Joanne Lees
Lesley Lokko
Jo da Silva
Marina Tabassum
Tarna Klitzner
Charlotte Chamberlain & Nicola Irving
Dr Suzanne Hall
Anuradha Mathur
Nina Maritz
Rachel Armstrong
Jacqui Thorold

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Beverly  Willis
Denise Scott Brown

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