Famous Female Landscape Architects

List of famous female landscape architects, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female landscape architects list contains the most prominent and top females known for being landscape architects. There are thousand of females working as landscape architects in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic landscape architects have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a landscape architect then the people below should give you inspiration.

List includes Margaret Feilman, Martha Schwartz and more.

While this isn't a list of all female landscape architects, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female landscape architects?" and "Who are the best female landscape architects?"

  • Kathryn Gustafson (born 1951) is an American landscape architect. Her work includes the Gardens of the Imagination in Terrasson, France; a city square in Évry, France; and the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park, London. She has won awards and prizes including the Millennium Garden Design Competition. She is known for her ability to create sculptural forms, using earth, grass, stone and water.
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Yakima, Washington
  • Margaret Feilman
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    Margaret Anne Feilman OBE (21 June 1921 – 24 September 2013) was Perth's first female town planner, having also practiced as an architect and landscape designer. A founding member of the Western Australian Town Planning Institute in 1950, she engaged in substantial public speaking as a means of "educating the public as a whole on the need for better planning".
    • Age: 101
    • Birthplace: Perth, Australia
  • Beatrix Farrand
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    Beatrix Jones Farrand was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design about 110 gardens for private residences, estates and country homes, public parks, botanic gardens, college campuses, and the White House. Only a few of her major works survive: Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden, on Mount Desert, Maine and elements of the campuses of Princeton, Yale, and Occidental. Farrand was one of the founding eleven members, and the only woman, of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Beatrix Farrand is one of the most accomplished persons, and women, recognized in both the first decades of ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1872-1959)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
  • Toni Maree Cronk (born 27 March 1980 in Bankstown, New South Wales) is a field hockey goalkeeper from Australia, who made her debut for the Australian women's national team in October 2001 in the test series against New Zealand in Melbourne. Nicknamed Cronky she was a member of the Hockeyroos at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain. The team ended up in fifth place in the overall-rankings on both occasions.
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Bankstown, Australia