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Trailblazing Women Architects: Minneta De Silva (1918 – 1998)

Trailblazing Women Architects: Minneta De Silva (1918 - 1998)Trailblazing Women Architects: Minneta De Silva (1918 - 1998)

“Expressive, unapologetic, and ahead of her time in ecological and participative design” are the words that The Architectural Review uses to describe Minneta De Silva — widely considered the first female architect in Sri Lanka and one of the most important figures in South Asian modernist architecture. Minneta De Silva was born in 1918 in Kandy, Sri Lanka, thirty years […]

Trailblazing Women Architects: Natalie De Blois

Trailblazing Women Architects: Natalie De Blois

When Natalie de Blois (1924-2013) completed her professional degree in architecture at Columbia University in 1944, only a handful of women had a substantial career in architecture in the United States. Starting her career in architecture’s so-called “Mad Men Era“, it comes as no surprise that she was once let go of a job as […]