Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection,
Scope and Content Note
The collection includes three design projects she developed during her years in SCI Arc, including her thesis. Also present are 15 projects from her professional career ranging from 1982 to 2002. Each project has a series of hand drawn plans, sections and detail drawings. Some projects contain photographs.
- 1977 - 2002
- Brickman, Pearl M. (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Pearl M. Brickman was a double major in art and education in Brooklyn College. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, CA and worked as an elementary art teacher. At the age of 46, she decided to go back to school and get a Master in Architecture at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). After working for a year in two different offices, she opened her own firm and worked as an architect for 25 years focusing primarily on residential remodels.
6.2 Cubic Feet (1 Box containing 12 folders. 12 oversized folders with drawings. )
Language of Materials
Pearl Brickman (1928- ). Collection includes three design projects she developed during her years (1977-1979) at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI Arc), and fifteen projects from her professional career (1982-2002), including project descriptions, drawings,and progress photographs.
The Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture by the creator in 2012.
The processing, arrangement and description of the Pearl Brickman Architectural Collection commenced in September 2013 and was completed in September 2013.
- A Guide to the Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection 1977-2002
- A Collection in the Special Collections
- Elena Herrero, Graduate Assistant, Special Collections
- © 2013 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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