Career Highlights: Leading the design of The Broad and The Shed, and the expansion of MoMA; receiving a MacArthur Fellowship “genius” grant
Career Highlight: Designing the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion in London
Career Highlight: Authoring The Battle For Home, a memoir on living and surviving Syria’s civil war
Career Highlights: Leading New York’s Storefront for Art and Architecture; curating the U.S. pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale
Career Highlights: Building a sustainable farm in the courtyard of MoMA PS1; leading Columbia GSAPP as the first-ever female dean
Career Highlight: Receiving the Pritzker Prize, the second woman in the award’s history
Career Highlights: Co-directing the Global Africa Lab; co-founding Who Builds Your Architecture?
Career Highlights: Founding her own progressive architecture school, the Confluence Institute for Innovation and Creative Strategies in Architecture in Lyon, France
Career Highlight: Creating groundbreaking low-income housing
Career Highlight: Becoming the first female dean of Yale’s School of Architecture
Career Highlights: Designing Chicago’s Aqua Tower; receiving MacArthur Fellowship “genius” grant
Career Highlights: Pioneering digital land-use planning with the computer software CARLA; acting as a lifelong proponent for women in architecture
Career Highlights: Being named the 2018 Woman Architect of the Year; curating the Peruvian pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale
Career Highlight: Winning the 2018 National Design Award
Career Highlight: Founding The Architecture Lobby, an advocacy group
Career Highlights: Pioneering postmodern discourse; challenging the Pritzker Prize Committee’s refusal to jointly honor her
Header image: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 2016. Photo by Iwan Baan. Courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
Portrait of Amale Andraos by Raymond Adams. Portrait of Deborah Berke by Winnie Au. Portrait of Denise Scott Brown by Frank Hanswijk. Portrait of Elizabeth Diller by Geordie Wood. Portrait of Frida Escobedo by Ana Hop. Portrait of Jeanne Gang, 2017, © Studio Gang Architects. Portrait of Kazuyo Sejima by Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images. Portrait of Mabel O. Wilson by Heather Kresge Photography. Portrait of Neri Oxman by Noah Kalina. Portrait of Odile Decq © Franck Juery.
Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Elizabeth Diller was one of three partners at the firm Diller Scofido + Renfro. She is one of four partners.