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Waisberg, Myriam, b.1911

 Person

Biographical Note

Myriam Waisberg was born in Argentina, but moved to Chile at the age of 8. She received her degree in architecture from the University of Chile (1950). Upon attaining her degree she helped to found the Department of Architecture History and Theory at the University of Chile. She has worked in both the Santiago and Valparaiso locations of the University. Her research focus includes Chilean Architectural History and the religious architecture in the cities of Santiago and Valparaiso in Chile. In 1992, she was awarded a Gold Medal by the Association of architects of Chile in recognition of her professional performance in the Valparaiso region.

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Myriam Waisberg Architectural Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-055
Abstract

Myriam Waisberg (1911- ). Chilean architectural historian. This collection contains a number of publications, research papers, books and articles written by Waisberg during her career in Chile. Most of her work is dedicated to religious architecture in the cities of Santiago and Valparaiso in Chile and her work with the University of Chile.

Dates: 1962-1993