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September 30, 2015

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PowerHouse Montana featured in 406 Woman Magazine

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Happy birthday to acclaimed American architect and artist Maya Lin! As a 21-year-old undergraduate at Yale in 1981, Maya Lin's design was selected for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, beating out 1,441 other competition submissions. Her famous memorial features a black cut-stone masonry wall with the names of 58,300 fallen soldiers etched into its face. The American Institute of Architects has ranked it as number 10 on their list of America's Favorite Architecture. Lin, who continues to work today as an architectural designer and artist, also designed the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama among many other works. For older readers who would like to learn more about this pioneering architect, we recommend the upcoming new release "Maya Lin: Topologies" which presents 50 of her projects over 30 years (, as well as her book "Boundaries" ( She was the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary "Maya Lin - A Strong Clear Vision" ( Maya Lin is also featured as one of 26 women in the excellent children's book “Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed The World” for ages 7 to 12 at For a fascinating book for young readers about famous women architects, we recommend "Women Of Steel And Stone" for ages 12 and up at And, to inspire a love of building and design among Mighty Girls of all ages, check out our selection of fun building toys at

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