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Pioneering Women of American Architecture

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24 August, 2021

Edited and directed by Mary McLeod and Victoria Rosner, this resource has been developed collaboratively since 2012, with entries still being added by scholars of architectural history. There are 34 of the projected 50 American women architects to date. The current list can be seen below, where 28 of the 35 entries have been written by women.

This is a beautiful and inspirational resource: enticing, informative and easy to use. The list is searchable by name, date or via a grid of images, and each format draws the user into a haze of new ideas, connections and possibilities.

Alice Constance Austin

by Dolores Hayden

Florence Knoll Bassett

by Peggy Deamer

Sophia Gregoria Hayden Bennett

by Timothy Hyde

Louise Blanchard Bethune

by Kelly Hayes McAlonie

Georgia Louise Harris Brown

by Anat Falbel

Jane West Clauss

by Abigail Sachs

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

by Meredith Gaglio

Natalie Griffin de Blois

by Gabrielle Esperdy

Ray Kaiser Eames

by Pat Kirkham

Jean Bodman Fletcher

by Michael Kubo

Mary Nevan Gannon

by Sarah Allaback

Elsa Mandelstamm Gidoni

by Despina Stratigakos

Beverly Lorraine Greene

by Roberta Washington

Marion Mahony Griffin

by Elizabeth Birmingham

Alice J. Hands

by Sarah Allaback

Lois Lilley Howe

by Andrea Jeanne Merrett

Ada Louise Huxtable

by Meredith Clausen

Elizabeth Bauer Mock Kassler

by Juliet Kinchin

Anna Wagner Keichline

by Sarah A. Lichtman

Susan Abel Maxman

by Sarah Rafson

Sibyl Moholy-Nagy

by Hilde Heynen

Julia Morgan

by Julia Donoho and Alexandra Lange with Karen McNeill

Nelle Elizabeth Peters

by Sherry Piland

Theodate Pope Riddle

by James F. O’Gorman

Eleanor Raymond

by Doris Cole

Lilian J. Rice

by Diane Y. Welch

Lutah Maria Riggs

by Irene Cheng

Isabel Roberts

by David Rifkind

Verna Cook Salomonsky Shipway

by Patricia Morton

Norma Merrick Sklarek

by Patricia Morton

Chloethiel Woodard Smith

by Madlen Simon

Patricia Weston Swan

by Taisto H. Mäkelä

Blanche Lemco van Ginkel

by Annmarie Adams and Tanya Southcott

Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

by Dell Upton

Beverly Ann Willis

by Wanda Bubriski

Pioneering Women of American Architecture

Edited and directed by Mary McLeod and Victoria Rosner, this resource has been developed collaboratively since 2012, with entries still being added by scholars of architectural history. There are 34 of the projected 50 A...