The brilliant architect Kathryn Findlay, founder of Japan-based architecture firm Ushida Findlay with her husband Eisaku Ushida, who became known for her buildings of fantasy, such as the Truss Wall...
Kathryn Findlay, architect – portrait of the artist
Kathryn Findlay, architect. (26 January 1953 - 10 January 2014). She has been Associate Professor of Architecture at Tokyo University, Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Vienna and UCLA, Honorary Professor at the University of Dundee. Findlay was announced as winner of the 2014 Jane Drew Prize for her "outstanding contribution to the status of women in architecture".
Eisaku ushida + Kathryn Findlay. Ushida Findlay Architects is an architectural practice originating in Tokyo but now based in London. They are known for their unusual, non-rectilinear, neo-expressionist buildings, including their Soft and Hairy House in Tsukuba (1994).[Their starfish-shaped design for a country house at Grafton Hall Estate in Cheshire (2002) was selected in competition but ultimately went unrealised. http://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=ushida%20findlay%20architects