Smithson, Alison, 1928-1993
Architect of London, England. Educated at the University of Durham, and worked at the London County Council until she formed a partnership in 1950 with her husband Peter Smithson.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
"Glass Ceilings: Highlights from the International Archive of Women in Architecture Center," selected exhibit panels,
"Glass Ceilings: Highlights from the International Archive of Women in Architecture Center" was an exhibition held at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond, Virginia, as part of their Dominion Exhibition Series and was on display from March 4-June 6, 2010. It featured the work of pioneering women in architecture and design from the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) collection at Virginia Tech.
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.