Laura Carducci

Laura Carducci

Geneva, Switzerland, 1960

Nursery School Jean de la Fontaine
Mitry – Mory, Seine-et- Marne, France

The school by Carducci is typical of the architectural vocabulary of the modernist tradition inspired by Le Corbusier.

Annemarie Hubacher-Constam

Annemarie Hubacher-Constam

Zurich, Switzerland, 1921 · 2012

SAFFA
Swiss Women’s Work Exhibition
Zurich, Switzerland

The second SAFFA exhibition (Swiss Women’s Work Exhibition) was held from July 17th to September 15th 1958 in Zurich, displaying the subject of women’s life and activities and presenting a showcase of contemporary female design and architecture in Switzerland.

Louise (Lux) Guyer

Louise (Lux) Guyer

Zurich, Switzerland, 1894 · Küsnacht-Itschnach, Switzerland, 1955

Masterplan of SAFFA Exhibition
Schweizerischen Ausstellung für Frauen Arbeit. Swiss Women’s Work Exhibition, Bern

The first SAFFA exhibition was initiated by several federations of Swiss women’s societies to publicise the importance of work performed by women in artistic, scientific, social and economic fields and support their campaign for political equality. Lux Guyer was commissioned to design the master plan of the vast exhibition area (113,000 m²) as well as to develop concepts for the exhibition halls and orientation system.