A Guide to the Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels, 1988 Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels Ms1990-041

A Guide to the Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels, 1988

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-041


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Processed by: Harvey Clark, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1990-041
Title
Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels, 1988
Physical Characteristics
8.8 cu. ft. 28 panels; approx. 250 catalogs
Language
German
Abstract
The collection contains twenty eight panels from a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Austrian Cultural Institute. The panels show photographs and architectural drawings by Austrian women architects from 1900-1987. Subjects include interior design, urban and landscape planning, apartment buildings, and cultural centers.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels, Ms1990-041 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Acquisition Information

The Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels were donated to Special Collections in 1990.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Harvey Clark, July 2010.


Historical Information

The "Women Architects in Austria, 1900-1987" exhibit was a traveling exhibit curated in Vienna, Austria and sponsered by the Austrian Cultural Institute.

The exhibit was also a part of "The Invisisible Partner, Third Symposium on Women in Design and Architecture," January 26-February 1, 1988, sponsered by the College of Architecture and Urban studies Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Scope and Content

The collection contains 28 panels (2.5' x 4') with color and black and white photographs of structures and women architects, architectural drawings, and explanatory text in English and German. Also included are 5 packets of catalogs with approximately 50 catalogs per packet.

Subjects featured on the panels include: Interior design; surroundings; houses; apartment buildings; the fifties; urban and landscape planning; cultural centers; and industry and administration.

Women featured in the exhibit include: Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky; Anna Lulja Praun; Hertha Rottleuthner-Frauneder; Helen Koller-Buchwieser; Annemarie Obermann; Elisabeth Senn; Margarethe Heubacher-Sentobe; Renate Achtsnit; Karla Szyszkowitz-Kowalski; Christine Stigler; Eva Mang; Hedi Wachberger; Eva Maria Gruber; Heide Muhlfellner; Erika Lojen; Ilse Vana-Schiffmann; Meina Schellander; Maria Aubock; Franziska Ullmann; Ingrid Mayr; Ingrid Bauer; Anna Popelka; Barbara Aull; Martina Schoberl + Ursula Licka; Dietlind Erschen; Uta Krenn; Gerda Giebelhauser; Angelika Margesin; Elisabeth Schatzer; and Ortrun Lanznel.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Related Material

The following architects featured in the exhibit also have materials in other IAWA collections:

Separated Material

Book, New housing in Vienna / [written and edited by Dietmar Steiner ; translated by Meredith Schneeweiss], 1988 was placed in the Rare Book collection, NA7345.V6 N48 1988


Index Terms

    Local Subjects:

  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)

Contents List

Item: Panel 22
Interior designs
Item: Panel 24
Schools of architecture in Vienna
Item: Panel 25
Schools of architecture in Vienna
Item: Panel 26
Schools of architecture in Vienna
Item: Panel 8
One family houses mainly in alpine regions
Item: Panel 10
Dwellings, social housing
Item: Panel 12
City renovation; restoration of apartment buildings
Item: Panel 13
City renovation; utilization of industrial spaces
Item: Panel 14
City planning; parks, squares
Item: Panel 15
City and landscape planning
Item: Panel 16
Hospitals
Item: Panel 17
Cultural sites, objects, room installations
Item: Panel 18
Schools, sports and leisure facilities
Item: Panel 21
Interior designs
Item: Panel 27
Technical University Graz
Item: Panel 28
Technical University Graz
Item: Panel 3
Margarete Scheutte-Lihotzky (workers' apartments), cooperation with Adolf Loos, Prof. Strnad (housing for low income families), world famous kitchen (Frankfurter Kueche)
Item: Panel 4
Anna Luelja Praun (interior and furniture design, houses)
Item: Panel 5
1945-1960; First achievements after the war: power plant Kaprun (Lassmann), swimming pools (Rottleuthner), publisher's atelier (Koller-Buchwieser)
Item: Panel 6
1945-1960; First achievements after the war: power plant Kaprun (Lassmann), swimming pools (Rottleuthner), publisher's atelier (Koller-Buchwieser)
Item: Panel 7
One family houses mainly in alpine regions
Item: Panel 9
One family houses mainly in alpine regions
Item: Panel 11
Dwellings, social housing
Item: Panel 19
Coffee houses
Item: Panel 20
Stores (recent designs)
Item: Panel 23
Research projects
Item: Panel 29
Technical University Graz
Item: Panel 30
Technical University Innsbruck
Located in 3 drawers
Loose catalogs