Liane Zimbler

General Information

Occupation: Architect, Interior Designer

Date of Birth: May 31, 1892

Date of Death: November 11, 1987

Birth City: Prerau

Birth Country: Czech Republic

Resident City: Los Angeles

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States

Notes: First woman in Europe to be awarded an architect's license.

Archive/Repository: IAWA, Special Collections, Newman Library, Ms88-005

Sources: Zacek, Patricia. Frauen in Der Technik Von 1900 Bis 2000. Wien: ARGE Architektinnen Und Ingenieurkonsulentinnen, 1999.


Subject: Geographical focus

Description: Austria; Czechoslavakia; and Los Angeles, California, United States

Subject: Interior decorating

Subject: Lecturing


Employer: Private practice

Title: Architect

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Notes: She worked in Vienna, Austria; Prague, Czechoslovakia; and in 1941, Los Angeles, California (Anita Toor's office after her death)


Name: Anita Toor, Interior Decorator

Project: Various

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No apprenticeships on record


No awards on record


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: Villa in Vienna, Silbergasse

City: Vienna

Country: Austria

Title: Refurbishments of Ephrussi Bank

City: Vienna

Country: Austria

Title: Multiple interior decorations

City: Vienna

Country: Austria


Institution: State Art School, Austria

Department: Art and Architecture


License: Austria

Notes: First woman in Europe to be awarded an architect's license.

Professional Affiliations

Organization: Wiener Frauenkunst (Viennese Women's Art)

Organization: Business and Professional Women's Club

Organization: Soroptimist Club

Organization: American Institute of Interior Designers

Notes: (now the American Society of Interior Designers)

Organization: Association of Women in Architecture

Organization: Austrian Board of the International Housing Society

Role: Chairman

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