You might not know about Aino Aalto, but she should be an inspiration to generations of people.
Aino was a revolutionairy Finnish architect and designer. Together with her husband Alvar, Aino designed many impressive buildings and you might know the Bölgeblick glasswork designed by her for Karhula-Iittala.
Aino Aalto (25 January 1894 - 13 January 1949)
Jane Drew is a true icon of the modernist architecture. She inspired us e.g. with her concrete sunscreen as a playful yet practical element for a secondary school in India. Jane established an initially female practice in response to the difficulties women in architecture faced during those times.
Dame Jane Drew (24 March 1911 - 27 July 1996)