For the Record: The First Women in Canadian Architecture by Joan Grierson PDF

By Joan Grierson

When Marjorie Hill graduated in 1920 as Canada’s "first woman architect," she used to be coming into a career that have been demonstrated in Canada simply 30 years previous. For the list, the 1st heritage of girls architects in Canada, offers a desirable advent to early girls architects, provided in the context of advancements in either Europe and North America.

Profiles of the ladies who graduated from the college of structure on the collage of Toronto among 1920 and 1960 are illustrated with images in their paintings and comprise archival fabric that hasn't ever earlier than been published.

The ultimate bankruptcy on modern girls in structure showcases contributions by way of major ladies architects around the nation, from Halifax to Vancouver to Iqaluit. For the list additionally presents present info on faculties of structure in Canada and incorporates a record of alternative assets to inspire younger women who're considering pursuing careers in architecture.

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