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When one talks or thinks of architecture or the architects there is a great gender gap and due to these gaps some women do not acquire the acknowledgement that is rightfully theirs As one of the finest architects designers and artist of the 20th century Eileen Gray was and still has not been given any attention as a serious designerarchitect unlike her counter parts Le Corbusier De Stijl Mies van der Rohe or Frank Lloyd Wright Eileen Gray spent most of her designing life in France and was influenced greatly by a veriety of designers and architects She found her self indulged in the art of Toulouse-Lautrec Cezanne Van Gogh Gaughin Seurat and Bonnaard Eileen Gray admired Le Corbusiers Five Points of Architecture and found it to be a stating point in her designing of buildings It could be seen in her E-1207 house Tempe A Pailla and her Lou Perou house built near St Tropez Eileen Grays most significant piece of work is the E-1027 house built on the shores of Menton 1926-29 Eileen responds to each of Le Corbusiers points at E1027 The roof garden is transformed into an accessible roof terrace without plantings Pilotis support portions of the volume of the house The windows of the house open with a completely different system than the one Le Corbusier proposed Some of E1027s windows are vertical rather than horizontal bands but still they are continuous and add flow to the interior rooms The interior stairways are free and there is storage places concealed in the walls of the stairs to add storage place The faade of the house is free and white while the plan of the house is open E-1027 at Menton 1926-29 Further more Eileen Gray proposed four problems that the great architects of the time like Le Corbusier Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe all thought about but did not
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