Solange d'Herbez de la Tour

Solange d'Herbez de la Tour
Born (1924-09-08) 8 September 1924
Bucharest, Romania
Nationality French
Alma mater University of Bucharest
Polytechnical School of Bucharest.
Occupation Architect
Awards Ordre national du Mérite
Legion of Honour

Solange Pauline Eugénie d'Herbez de la Tour (born 8 September 1924)[1] is a French architect.


She was born in 1924 to Albert and Juliette d'Herbez de la Tour in Bucharest, Romania.[1] She received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Bucharest and then earned a degree in urban planning from the Polytechnical School of Bucharest. Herbez de la Tour moved to Paris, and opened her own architecture firm there. In Paris, she designed over 5,000 apartment units, public and cultural buildings, sports buildings, day nurseries, hospitals, elementary schools, and planning for new towns. She is the founder of the Union internationale des femmes architectes (English: International Union of Women Architects).[2] She lives in Paris.[1]

Notable awards


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Elizabeth Sleeman (2001). The International Who's Who of Women 2002. Psychology Press. p. 141. ISBN 978-1-85743-122-3. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
  2. 1 2 "Women in Architecture". France. ARVHA. Retrieved 5 February 2012.

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