List Of Women Architects

The following is a list of women architects by nationality - notable women who are well known for their work in the field of architecture.

Africa

Egypt

Kenya

Nigeria

South Africa

Uganda

Zambia

Asia

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

China

India

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Lebanon

  • Amale Andraos, dean of the Colombia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Mongolia

Nepal

Pakistan

  • Yasmeen Lari (born circa 1941), the country's first female architect

Palestine

Saudi Arabia

  • Nadia Bakhurji, interior architect, holds several administrative positions

Singapore

Sri Lanka

Taiwan

  • Xiu Zelan (born 1925), Taiwan's first female architect

Thailand

Turkey

Australasia

Australia

New Zealand

  • Kate Beath (1882-1979), probably the first female architect in New Zealand
  • Gill Matthewson (fl. from 1984), architect, educator, writer

Europe

Albania

Austria

  • Maria Auböck (born 1951), architect, educator, specializing in landscape architecture
  • Ella Briggs (1880-1977), early Austrian female architect and interior decorator
  • Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (1897-2000), first Austrian female architect
  • Lilia Skala (1896-1994), graduated in and practiced architecture before becoming an actress
  • Laura P. Spinadel (born 1958), principal at BUSarchitektur & BOA büro für offensive aleatorik
  • Silja Tillner (born 1960), principal at Architekten Tillner & Willinger
  • Liane Zimbler (1892-1987), possibly the first European woman to graduate in architecture, in Austria; practiced in the United States from 1938 to age 90

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Dijana Ali? (born 1950s), architect and academic living in Australia
  • Vesna Bugarski (1930-1992), first female architect in Bosnia-Herzegovina[6]
  • Selma Harrington (born 1955), interior design, president of the Architects' Council of Europe

Bulgaria

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Luxembourg

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

  • Maria Cotescu (1896-1980), one of the first women architects of Romania; built the National railway industrial complex
  • Henrieta Delavrancea (1897-1987), one of the first female architects admitted to the Superior School of Architecture in Bucharest
  • Virginia Andreescu Haret (1894-1962), first female graduate in architecture and first female Romanian Architectural Inspector General
  • Anca Petrescu (born 1949), architect and politician

Russia

Serbia

  • Ksenija Bulatovi? (born 1967), educational and commercial buildings, also academic
  • Olja Ivanjicki (1931-2009), artist in sculpture, poetry, design, architecture and writing
  • Jelisaveta Na?i? (1878-1955), first female architect in Serbia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

  • Anna Branzell (1895-1983), Norwegian-born Swedish architect, first woman to graduate in architecture in Sweden
  • Léonie Geisendorf (born 1914), Polish-born Swedish architect working in Stockholm
  • Mia Hägg (born 1970), her firm, Habiter Autrement, is based in Paris
  • Margit Hall (1901-1937), first woman in Sweden to graduate in architecture as an ordinary student
  • Agnes Magnell (1878-1966), first woman accepted to the architecture program at the Royal Institute of Technology; was not allowed to graduate since she was accepted on exception; designed the water tower in Sala in 1903[10]
  • Greta Magnusson-Grossman (1906-1999), furniture designer and architect
  • Pernilla Ohrstedt (born 1980), London-based Swedish architect
  • Brita Snellman (1901-1978), first woman to graduate in architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology, in 1924
  • Inga Varg (born 1952), working on urban planning, interior design and architecture
  • Ingeborg Wærn Bugge (1899-1991), early Swedish graduate, residential buildings, schools, renovation

Switzerland

Turkey

  • Leman Tomsu (1913-1988), one of the first Turkish women to qualify as an architect in 1934

United Kingdom

North America

Belize

  • Esther Ayuso (1958), first female architect of Belize, born in Venezuela; specializes in hospital design
  • Sue Courtenay (born mid-1970s), first female president of the Federation of Caribbean Association of Architects

Canada

Dominican Republic

  • Margot Taule (1920-2008), first registered professional engineer and architect in the Dominican Republic

Jamaica

  • Nadine Isaacs (1942-2004), first female head of the Jamaican Institute of Architects and Caribbean School of Architecture
  • Verma Panton (1936-2015), first female architect of Jamaica and of the Anglo-Caribbean

Mexico

Puerto Rico

United States

This list of United States women architects includes notable women architects with a strong connection to the United States, i.e. born in the USA, located in the USA, or known primarily for their work in the USA.

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

  • Edith Northman (born 1893), one of Southern California's first women architects

O

P

R

S

T

V

W

Y

Z

  • Astra Zarina (1929-2008), architect and academic
  • Zoka Zola, Croatian-born American architect, active in Chicago since 1990

South America

Argentina

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Uruguay

  • Giulia Guarino (1897-1985), Italian-born architect, first woman architect in South America [25]

See also

References

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