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Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-2013-059

Scope and Content

The collection contains three projects, all developed 1963-1965 at University of Buenos Aires. The projects are a community hospital, a high school for 1000 students and an urban center for mixed used. Each project is separated in folders with all drawings and explanations; each project has a series of hand drawn plans, section and perspective drawings.

Two copies of her nomination for FAIA Fellowship (1995) are also in the collection.


  • 1963 - 2012
  • Majority of material found within 1963 - 1965



Materials are in Spanish and English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Biographical Note

Martha Bil Manevich attended the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and graduated with a Masters of Architecture in 1964. Upon graduation she came to the United States and worked with Ritchie Associates, Inc. as a Project Architect and Designer (1964-1975) and Vice President and Project Director (1976-1986) focusing on health care facilities and projects. She graduated from Boston University's Graduate School of Management with a Master of Business Administration Concentration in Health Care Management in 1989. Manevich opened her own consulting firm Planning Options in 1987 focusing on seeking opportunities in her new role of client representative to improve health care environments through better design and creative uses of resources and funds.


1.1 Cubic Feet (1 Box; 3 oversized folders.)


Martha Manevich, architect of Argentina and the United States. Collection contains drawings of three projects developed, 1963-1965, at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina: a school, a hospital and an urban center. Also included are FAIA Fellowship Nomination materials (1995) for her work in heath care facilities.


The collection is arranged by material type.

Acquisition Information

The Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture by the creator in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection was completed in September 2013.

Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection, 1963-2012, (bulk 1963-1965)
A Collection in Special Collections
Elena Herrero, Graduate Assistant, Special Collections.
© 2013 By Virginia Polyttechnic Institute and State University
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US