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Eleanor Raymond

Boston, USA
born 1887, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Eleanor Raymond (1887 – 1989) was an American architect with a professional career of some sixty years of practice, mainly in residential housing. She designed one of the first International Style houses in the United States, in 1931. She also explored the use of innovative materials and building..

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Minnette de Silva

Kandy, Sri Lanka
born 1918, Kandy

Minnette de Silva (1 February 1918 – 24 November 1998) was an internationally recognized architect, considered the pioneer of the modern architectural style in Sri Lanka. She was a fellow of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and a first Sri Lankan woman to be trained as an architect and the..

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Aspra Spitia Viotias

Paralia Distomou, Greece
by Constantinos Doxiadis

Aspra Spitia Viotias is a purpose built settlement, planned in the 60s to house employees of the Aluminium of Greece factory and mining operations in the area, about 165km west of Athens, Greece

The urban plan was devised by Constantinos Doxiadis, who had had a clear brief, and an ambitious..

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