María Luisa Dehesa Gómez Farías, The First Woman Architect in Mexico and Latin America

María Luisa Dehesa Gómez Farías María Luisa was born in 1912 at Veracruz, Mexico. At a time, when women were destined for domestic tasks and with restricted access to professional education, at the age of 21, María Luisa entered to the Real Academy of Fine Arts. Later, on July 17th 1939, she received her Architect degree. […]

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Zaha Hadid, first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize

Zaha Hadid The first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize, and until today the only woman to receive the Gold Medal of the Royal British Institute of Architects. She was born on October 31, 1950 in Iraq, in a high class family. Her mother was an artist and her father was a wealthy industrialist, co-founder […]

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