Top 10 Buildings: Women in Architecture

April 12, 2011 |

Making my selection of buildings this week led me to a surprising discovery about the representation of women in architecture, writes Tom Mallory, COO and co-founder, OpenBuildings.com. I started with a simple enough premise to select 10 buildings by female architects off the top of my head. I was immediately picking out Zaha Hadid, Kazuyo Sejima and Gae Aulenti; I thought this selection would essentially pick itself. Instead, what I discovered was that finding female-created architecture, when excluding husband/wife teams, is extremely difficult and often the only work I came across was more akin to interior design.

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Source: Huffington Post

 

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