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The 10 Most Overlooked Women in Architecture History

The 10 Most Overlooked Women in Architecture History. "Looking back. you could be forgiven for thinking that women were an invention of the alongside spandex"

Elizabeth Wilbraham (1632-1705) is considered the first known female architect

Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham née Mytton, was a member of the English aristocracy, important architectural patron and has also been posited to be the first known female architect.

Francine Houben arquitecta del año / AJ

Francine Houben Named AJ's Woman Architect of the Year 2014

Mecanoo’s Francine Houben named AJ Woman Architect of the Year 2014

Matilde Ucelay (1912-2008) was the first female architect awarded the Spanish National Award of Architecture. RESPECT

Matilde Ucelay was the first female architect awarded the Spanish National Award of Architecture.

Esther Hill (1895-1985) was the first female to graduate and become licensed as an architect in Canada

❤ Esther Marjorie Hill (May 1895 in Gueph, Ontario – January was a Canadian architect, the first woman to graduate in architecture in Canada and to be registered there as an architect.

Julia King Julia King, AJ’s Emerging Woman Architect of the Year.  Pursuing a PhD-by-practice via the Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources (ARCSR) in the slums of India, Ms. King realized very quickly that the last thing these communities needed was architecture – or rather, what is traditionally considered “architecture.”

Introducing "Potty-Girl," The Architect of the Future?

"Potty-Girl," Julia King Julia King, AJ’s Emerging Woman Architect of the Year. Pursuing a PhD-by-practice via the Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resources (ARCSR) in the slums of India,

Jane Drew was an early proponent of Modernism in England and was responsible for bringing Le Corbusier's work to India.

Gallery of The 10 Most Overlooked Women in Architecture History - 10

Famous Architects - The Role Of Women In The History Of Architecture

Anne Griswold Tyng looks over one of the Platonic solids at the retrospective of her work.

Anne Griswold Tyng July 14 1920 December 27 2011 was an architect and professor She is best known for having collaborated with Louis I Kahn at his pra

Marion Griffin was an American architect and artist. She was one of the first licensed female architects in the world, and is considered an original member of the Prairie School.

Marion Griffin (February 1871 – August was an American architect and artist. She was one of the first licensed female architects in the world, and is considered an original member of the Prairie School

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