Great Women in Architecture World
Architects world mostly dominated by men. In fact, most students in architectural education, are women. However, in the end, only a few of them who become practitioners. A woman should try harder to survive in the world of architecture. Here are some great women in the world of architecture.
1. Zaha Hadid
Date of Birth: 31 October 1950
Education: Architectural Assiciation School of Architecture
Firm: Zaha Hadid Architects
Awards: 11 Awards, the most recent is Stirling Prize 2010
Projects : Maxxi, Bridge Pavillion, Guangzhou Opera House, and many more
2. Kazuyo Sejima
Date of Birth: 1956
Education: Japan Women’s University
Firm: Kazuyo Sejima and Associates
Awards: 6 awards, the most recent is Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2010.
Projects: Rolex Learning Center, Serpentine Pavilion, and many more.
3. Denise Scott Brown
Date of Birth: 3 October 1931
Education: Architectural Association School in Architecture
Firm: Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates
Awards: 9 awards, the most recent is AIA Firm Award 1985
Projects: Seattle Art Museum, BASCO Showroom, and many more.
4. DS. Vitorini
Date of Birth:
Education: Parahyangan University
Firm: GAEA Architect
Projects: The Ship and many more
Websites: on process
Great women above, can become an inspiration for women who have a dream to become architects. All it takes is confidence, hard work and patience. Everything is possible.
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