For the Record

For the Record

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When Marjorie Hill graduated in 1920 as Canadaa€™s qfirst girl architect, q she was entering a profession that had been established in Canada just 30 years earlier. For the Record, the first history of women architects in Canada, provides a fascinating introduction to early women architects, presented within the context of developments in both Europe and North America. Profiles of the women who graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Toronto between 1920 and 1960 are illustrated with photographs of their work and include archival material that has never before been published. The final chapter on contemporary women in architecture showcases contributions by leading women architects across the country, from Halifax to Vancouver to Iqaluit. For the Record also provides current information on schools of architecture in Canada and includes a list of other resources to encourage young women who are thinking of pursuing careers in architecture.Organized the local chapter 1934 Completed final year, School of Archi- of the University Womena#39;s Club. tecture. Among the nine ... Honorary secrea€” interior decorating at Adams Furniture, a tary to the Stratford Festival Board. Awarded store in Toronto. Worked for John T. ... When first married and living in Windsor, Dama had the good fortune to meet Eliel Saarinen, the Finnish architect. a€œHe asked if Ianbsp;...

Title:For the Record
Author:Joan Grierson
Publisher:Dundurn - 2008-03-31


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