Flora Steiger-Crawford (1 September 1899, Bombay – 31 July 1991, Zurich) was a Swiss architect and sculptor. In 1923, she became the first woman to graduate in architecture from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich where she studied under Karl Coelestin Moser. After working with Pfleghard & Haefeli in Zurich, she married Rudolf Steiger in 1924 and established her own firm with him in Riehen, moving to Zurich the following year. Their first project, the Sandreuter House in Riehen (1924), is considered to be the first Modernist house in Switzerland. Steiger-Crawford went on to design individual houses while developing modern furniture, including a stackable metal chair for the Zett House in Zurich (1932). In 1930, she turned to sculpture, terminating her architectural activities in

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  • Flora Steiger-Crawford (* 1. September 1899 in Bombay; † 30. Juli 1991 in Zürich) war eine Schweizer Architektin, Möbeldesignerin und Bildhauerin. (de)
  • Flora Steiger-Crawford, née le 1er septembre 1899 à Bombay et décédée le 30 juillet 1991 à Zurich, est une architecte, designer et sculptrice suisse. (fr)
  • Flora Steiger-Crawford, nacida el 1 de septiembre de 1899 en Bombay y fallecida el 30 de julio de 1991 en Zúrich, de nacionalidad suiza, en vida se desempeñó como arquitecta, diseñadora, y escultora. (es)
  • Flora Steiger-Crawford (1 September 1899, Bombay – 31 July 1991, Zurich) was a Swiss architect and sculptor. In 1923, she became the first woman to graduate in architecture from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich where she studied under Karl Coelestin Moser. After working with Pfleghard & Haefeli in Zurich, she married Rudolf Steiger in 1924 and established her own firm with him in Riehen, moving to Zurich the following year. Their first project, the Sandreuter House in Riehen (1924), is considered to be the first Modernist house in Switzerland. Steiger-Crawford went on to design individual houses while developing modern furniture, including a stackable metal chair for the Zett House in Zurich (1932). In 1930, she turned to sculpture, terminating her architectural activities in 1938. From 1938, she was a member of the Swiss Association of Female Artists and Sculptors. (en)
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  • Flora Steiger-Crawford (* 1. September 1899 in Bombay; † 30. Juli 1991 in Zürich) war eine Schweizer Architektin, Möbeldesignerin und Bildhauerin. (de)
  • Flora Steiger-Crawford, née le 1er septembre 1899 à Bombay et décédée le 30 juillet 1991 à Zurich, est une architecte, designer et sculptrice suisse. (fr)
  • Flora Steiger-Crawford, nacida el 1 de septiembre de 1899 en Bombay y fallecida el 30 de julio de 1991 en Zúrich, de nacionalidad suiza, en vida se desempeñó como arquitecta, diseñadora, y escultora. (es)
  • Flora Steiger-Crawford (1 September 1899, Bombay – 31 July 1991, Zurich) was a Swiss architect and sculptor. In 1923, she became the first woman to graduate in architecture from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich where she studied under Karl Coelestin Moser. After working with Pfleghard & Haefeli in Zurich, she married Rudolf Steiger in 1924 and established her own firm with him in Riehen, moving to Zurich the following year. Their first project, the Sandreuter House in Riehen (1924), is considered to be the first Modernist house in Switzerland. Steiger-Crawford went on to design individual houses while developing modern furniture, including a stackable metal chair for the Zett House in Zurich (1932). In 1930, she turned to sculpture, terminating her architectural activities in (en)
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  • Flora Steiger-Crawford (fr)
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