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History of Women Architects (Exhibit, 1986-1987), German Federal Republic Section of the International Union of Women Architects (UIFA)
An exhibit of documentary material about women architects in the early and middle 1900s. Includes photographs of the architects and their works with captions and abstracts. Women featured include Ray Eames, Eileen Gray, Florence Knoll, Lilly Reich, Hilde Westrom, and Emilie Winkelmann. Catalog accompanies the panels, with articles about women architects written by Karola Bloch, Grete Lihotzky, Helga Schmidt-Thomsen, and others.
The International Union of Women Architects (UIFA) was founded in 1963 by Solange d'Herbez de la Tour. The organization aims to promote women in the profession by increasing the public's awareness of contributions made to the field by women and by creating a network of international colleagues. UIFA encourages the exchange of information through its regular conferences hosted by participating chapters from around the globe.
This collection contains the paper of Hilde Westrom who was born 1912 in Neisse, Upper Silesia, Germany. She was an architect of Berlin, Germany. The materials in the collection include biographical information, articles, photographs of Westrom and her designs, and architectural drawings for nine projects (1954-1970).
- Names: International Union of Women Architects X
- Women -- History 3
- Architects 2
- Architectural drawings (visual works) 2
- History of Women in Architecture 2
- Architectural drawing -- 20th century 1
- English 2
- German 1
- Japanese 1
- Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 2
- Dunay, Donna 1
- Gorgenyi, Judit 1
- Hazwaw, Masako 1
- Higashi, Yumiko 1