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Hansen, Fani Danadjieva


Biographical Note

Fani Hansen completed her graduate work in design and town planning at the Ecole National Des Beaux Arts and in Graz Austria. Hansen worked in Paris at the Office of R. Creveaux and J. Tessier as Chief Designer before moving to San Francisco and starting her own firm, Hansen Associates. Hansen's specialties include educational, healthcare, commercial and residential, for clients such as University of California, California State University and Colleges, and school districts in California, Nevada and Alaska.

Hansen has had exhibitions in San Francisco, Seattle, and in France and Germany. In 1980 Hansen was given the Award of Honor for Design Excellence, first place in an annual Energy Conservation Competition sponsored by PG&E, Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Electric and Gas Industries Association.

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IAWA Small Collections,

Identifier: Ms-2009-054

The IAWA Small Collections was compiled from a variety of sources by Special Collections staff for use in reference and research. The collection consists primarily of biographical materials for women architects, architectural historians, and designers including curriculum vitas, firm brochures, exhibit notices, photographs, and publications. Drawings, sketches, course notes, correspondence, and other materials pertaining to architectural collections are also present.

Dates: 1907 - 2013