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Why We Can Thank Gehry, Graves, and Scott Brown for Julia Morgan's AIA Gold Medal Win

Why We Can Thank Gehry, Graves, and Scott Brown for Julia Morgan's AIA Gold Medal Win
Why We Can Thank Gehry, Graves, and Scott Brown for Julia Morgan's AIA Gold Medal Win,  Julia Morgan is the eighth posthumous winner of the Gold Medal, which has been issued since 1907. Image Courtesy of The Chronicle
Julia Morgan is the eighth posthumous winner of the Gold Medal, which has been issued since 1907. Image Courtesy of The Chronicle

Considering Julia Morgan was overlooked for over 100 years and has been dead for over 50, naysayers may consider her recent accolade as the first woman to receive the AIA Gold Medal something of an empty gesture. However, the prestigious group of supporters who compiled her nomination package - among them Michael GravesFrank Gehry, and Denise Scott Brown - would beg to differ. To find out how and why the trio championed Morgan's case, check out this article on SFGate.

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Cite: Jennifer Whelan. "Why We Can Thank Gehry, Graves, and Scott Brown for Julia Morgan's AIA Gold Medal Win" 13 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/525661/why-we-can-thank-gehry-graves-and-scott-brown-for-julia-morgan-s-aia-gold-medal-win/> ISSN 0719-8884