Women Architects

Throughout history, there have been many women architects who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female architects such as Zaha Hadid, Maya Lin, Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, Rachel Lambert Mellon, Julia Morgan.The women architects featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid.
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baghdad
Died: March 31, 2016
Baghdad-born British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid is best remembered for her revolutionary and modern architectural designs, that involved abstraction and relied on curves. She won the Stirling Prize and was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize. She designed the Guangzhou Opera House and Rome's MAXXI Museum, among other marvels.

 2 Nancy Allen

Nancy Allen.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, U.S.

 3 Neri Oxman

Neri Oxman.
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: February 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haifa

 4 Maya Lin

Maya Lin.
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: October 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Athens

 5 Gertrude Jekyll

Gertrude Jekyll.
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Famous As: Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction writer, Botanist, Architect
Birthdate: November 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: December 8, 1932

 6 Mary Richardson Kennedy

Mary Richardson Kennedy
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 16, 2012

 7 Sophie Taeuber-Arp

Sophie Taeuber-Arp
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Architect
Birthdate: January 19, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Davos
Died: January 13, 1943
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 8 Julia Morgan

Julia Morgan
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: January 20, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: February 2, 1957

 9 Rachel Lambert Mellon

Rachel Lambert Mellon
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Famous As: Art collector
Birthdate: August 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Princeton
Died: March 17, 2014

 10 Tessa Kennedy

Tessa Kennedy
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Birthdate: December 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guildford

 11 Anouska Hempel

Anouska Hempel
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Famous As: Architect, Socialite, Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wellington

 12 Elsie de Wolfe

Elsie de Wolfe
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Famous As: Actor, Architect, Socialite
Birthdate: December 20, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 12, 1950

 13 Jeanne Gang

Jeanne Gang
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Famous As: architect
Birthdate: March 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belvidere

 14 Lilia Skala

Lilia Skala
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: November 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 18, 1994

 15 Kazuyo Sejima

Kazuyo Sejima
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

 16 Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 27, 1999

 17 Lina Bo Bardi

Lina Bo Bardi
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 20, 1992

 18 Denise Scott Brown

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 3, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nkana

 19 Alison Smithson

Alison Smithson
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: June 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockton-on-Tees, England
Died: August 16, 1993

 20 Hilda Taba

Hilda Taba
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 7, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kooraste, Estonia
Died: July 6, 1967

 21 Lorena Ponce de Leon

Lorena Ponce de Leon
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

 22 Gerdy Troost

Gerdy Troost
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: January 30, 2003

 23 Yvonne Farrell

Yvonne Farrell
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 1951 AD
Birthplace: Offaly, Ireland

 24 Pernille Vermund

Pernille Vermund
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Famous As: Member of the Danish Folketing
Birthdate: December 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 25 Lilly Reich

Lilly Reich
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: June 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: December 14, 1947

 26 Aino Aalto

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: January 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire
Died: January 13, 1949

 27 Gaetana Aulenti

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palazzolo dello Stella, Italy
Died: October 31, 2012

 28 Aupee Karim

Aupee Karim
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

 29 Sophia Hayden

Sophia Hayden
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 17, 1868
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: February 3, 1953

 30 Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky

Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 18, 2000

 31 Jane Drew

Jane Drew
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 24, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: July 27, 1996

 32 Mariasela Alvarez

Mariasela Alvarez
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 33 Norma Merrick Sklarek

Norma Sklarek
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: April 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 2012

 34 Nora Stanton Blatch Barney

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Famous As: Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights Activists
Birthdate: September 30, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Basingstoke
Died: January 18, 1971

 35 Louise Blanchard Bethune

Louise Blanchard Bethune
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waterloo, New York, United States
Died: December 18, 1913

 36 Lesley Lokko

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland

 37 Suad Amiry

Suad Amiry
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 1951 AD
Birthplace: West Bank, Ramallah

 38 Yoko Alender

Yoko Alender
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

 39 Sylvia Crowe

Sylvia Crowe
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Famous As: Landscape Architect
Birthdate: September 15, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Banbury, England
Died: June 30, 1997

 40 Marjetica Potrč

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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia

 41 Rachel Wischnitzer

Rachel Wischnitzer
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: April 14, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: November 20, 1989

 42 Ana Maria Duran Calisto

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Ecuador

 43 Lyubow Usava

Lyubow Usava
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: September 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: January 2, 2015

 44 Anca Petrescu

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Romania
Died: October 30, 2013

 45 Eva Gabrielsson

Eva Gabrielsson
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Famous As: Architect, Writer
Birthdate: November 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lövånger, Sweden

 46 Minnette de Silva

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: February 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Died: November 24, 1998

 47 Hana Elhebshi

Hana Elhebshi
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Famous As: Activist, Architect
Birthdate: 1985 AD
Birthplace: Libya