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Editors can also help by cleaning up existing articles. Helpful updates could be as simple as: making sure reference links are still appropriate and functional; adding new inline citations/references; adding a photo; adding an infobox; adding data to more fields in an existing infobox; creating headings; adding categories; etc.


Women Architects[edit]

The following lists of potential subjects have been crowdsourced. When writing your first entry please make sure that you can find at least three reliable sources for the article.

The names in red don't have an article yet; the blue ones have an article but there may be potential for improvement.

When you write an entry please add it to the List of women architects, which is ordered by nationality. It is also important to add your articles to the category Women Architects and the subcategories such as German women architects, Australian women architects and American women architects.


This is a crowdsourced list – it is not complete or comprehensive. Before you start writing make sure you can find at least three reliable sources to cite and link to. For information about suggested links, sources and references refer to the full spreadsheet of crowdsourced recommendations for Australia. If you have further suggestions of subjects please add them in below or email us at

Flagged as needing further work[edit]

These entries have issues identified by other Wikipedia editors. Please help fix them to ensure that they remain on Wikipedia.

Could be expanded[edit]

These entries are quite short. They could be usefully expanded.


The full spreadsheet for Germany (including status, work required, suggested links and references etc) is available here.

To expand[edit]

United States[edit]

For subject suggestions for the United States see here.

Other lists of missing articles on women in architecture[edit]

  • Women in Red list: this country-by-country list provides the names of women architects with indications (usually links) of their notability. Please feel free to add names with appropriate links (or links to Wikipedia articles in other languages).

References and source material[edit]

  1. ^ "Associate Professor Pia Ednie-Brown". RMIT University. Retrieved 4 October 2015.


There are many good research sources you can use when writing entries. These include the following


Books and Journals[edit]

Available from a good library near you! We will also have copies available at the Melbourne writing workshops.


Bronwyn Hanna, one of Australia’s foremost historians working on women in architecture, has very kindly made her collection of published pieces on Australian women architects available for the Wikipedia project. You can access these here.

Please note, these are provided for reference purposes only – content should not be reproduced word-for-word.

United States[edit]

There are a few good research sources you can use when writing entries. These include the following



  • Women in Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective Edited by Susana Toree (Watson-Guptill Publications, 1977).
  • Design and Feminism Re-visioning Spaces, Places, and Everyday Things], edited by Joan Rothschild (Rutgers University Press, 1999).
  • Feminist Practices: Interdisciplinary Approaches To Women in Architecture], edited by Lori A. Brown (Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2011).
  • Architecture A Woman's Profession], edited by Tanja Kullack (Jovis Verlag GmbH, 2011).