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Women in Architecture: Contemporary Women

Sarah Wigglesworth

Founder of an eponymous studio, Sarah Wigglesworth is known for her eco-design, including her famous "Straw Bale House", and other works focused on passive and sustainable design. She is also a longstanding advocate for women in the architecture profession.

Amale Andraos

Co-founder of the firm WORKac, and Dean Emerita of the Colombia GSAPP. Amale Andros has led classes and seminars, and published on topics related to representation in architecture, the Arab city, and ecological aspects of architecture and landscape design.

Jeanne Gang

Founder of Studio Gang and MacArthur "genius" grant recipient, Jeanne Gang has been noted as one of the leading architects of her generation. Her work is known for taking into account environmental and contextual factors, and for ecological design in urban environments. She is also known for developing publications and exhibitions that increase public awareness and propose solutions to social and environmental problems. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, The International Venice Architecture Biennial, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Gabriela Carrillo

Recipient of the Médaille d'Or Palmarés from the Academy of Architecture of France, named architect of the year by Architectural Digest Mexico, and Architectural Review London, Gabriela Carrillo founded her own workshop in 2017. Her works include prominent public structures like the Museum of Cinema and Digital Video library and two courthouses, as well numerous private residences.

Angela Brady

Angela Brady is co-founder of Brady Mallalieu Architects, and served as president of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 2011 to 2013. Her firm has won awards for designing buildings and environments internationally. She is especially known for her housing and public spaces.

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