Inspiring read on women architects who defied great odds (re: men) via ArchDaily.
- Sophia Hayden Benett was the first woman to receive an architecture degree from MIT when she graduated in 1890
- Marion Mahony Griffin, was not only one of the first licensed female architects in the world, but was the first employee of Frank Lloyd Wright
- Charlotte Perriand applied for a job at Le Corbusier’s studio in 1927. Unimpressed, he dismissed her work with the comment: “We don’t embroider cushions here.”