Architecture is a big part of Girl Intrepid. It is a career path Lale chose at age ten, perhaps for the wrong reasons, but she persevered and thus it is one she still follows. Here are some of the buildings that have meant the most to her throughout her long life.

The buildings she lived in while she was growing up …

One Primus Ave, Boston
145 East 62nd St, New York City
24 Pont Street, London
242 East 62nd Street, New York City
294 Riverside Drive, New York City

The European hotels she stayed in with her mother …

Claridges, London
Grand Bretagne, Athens
Hotel Sacher, Vienna
Hotel Hassler, Rome
Plaza Athenee, Paris

The first buildings that blew her young mind …

Anton Gaudi, Casa Mila, Barcelona
Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, Bear Run, PA
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Lake Shore Drive Apartments, Chicago, IL.

Architects whose work she has cherished…

Louis Kahn, the Salk Center, La Jolla, CA
Eero Saarinen, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, IL
Charles Moore et al, The Sea Ranch, Sonoma County, CA

A residence she did for Paul Mayèn, her mentor and close friend…