Claudia W. Gauen was born in Oakland, California in 1920. She attended the University of California at Berkeley and graduated in 1943 as the only woman in her class. She married George Mueller Gauen, a Lt. Cmdr in the US Navy in Berkeley, CA in 1947. They had three children, Joseph Gauen, Nancy Gillette and Daniel Gauen. … Read more Gauen, Claudia W.
Early Life and Education Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1923, Judith Edelman received her B. Arch in 1946 from Columbia University School of Architecture. Edelman died of a heart attack on October 4, 2014 at the age of 91. Professional Firm: The Edelman Partnership/Architects AIA membership years:>Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1991. Achievement: in Design … Read more Edelman, Judith H.
Ojai City Hall Zelma Wilson was born in New York City in 1918. Her mother and father were Jewish emigrants from Lithuania and Belarus. She moved to California in 1924 and grew up in Santa Paula, CA. She attended UCLA, UC Berkeley and USC, graduating with a Bachelor in Architecture in 1947 from USC. … Read more Wilson, Zelma Gussin
Early life and education Judith Chafee (8/18/1932-11/5/1998) was born in Chicago, the daughter of Dr. Percy Bernard Davidson (1896-1932) and Christina Affeld(1901-1992). When her father died 4 months before her birth, her mother returned from Boston to her hometown, Chicago. While still an infant, Judith’s mother married Dr. Benson Bloom, and they moved to Tucson Arizona,where Judith … Read more Chafee, Judith Davidson
Beverly Willis, FAIA–architect, artist, author, activist/ philanthropist–retired from architectural practice in 1988. Willis began her prolific career in 1954 in Hawaii as a painter and multi-media artist. By 1958, when she moved to San Francisco, she expanded her repertoire to include industrial and architectural design. Architecture increasingly took over her work, and by 1966 Willis … Read more Willis, Beverly A.
Margaret Davidge Lewis was born on June 6, 1912 in Eltham, Kent, England, the dughter of a London city planner and architect, William Davidge and his wife Kathleen Lane Davidge. She graduated from the Architecural Association School of Architecture in London in 1936 and became a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. In … Read more Lewis, Margaret Mary Davidge
Early life and education Doris Cole was born in Chicago, Illinois to Louis Cole and Helen Exley Moore Cole. She graduated from East Grand Rapids High School in Michigan in 1955. She received the AB cum laude in 1959 from Radcliffe College in Cambridge, MA and the MArch from Harvard University Graduate School of Design … Read more Cole, Doris