Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels

A Guide to the Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels, 1988 Ms.1990.041


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Harvey Clark

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1990.041
Title
Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels1988
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00689.xml
Quantity
8.8 Cubic Feet 28 panels; approx. 250 catalogs
Language
The materials in the collection are in 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

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Source of Acquisition

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 Note

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 Contents

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.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • History of Women in Architecture
  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

oversize item: Panel 22
Interior designs
oversize item: Panel 24
Schools of architecture in Vienna
oversize item: Panel 25
Schools of architecture in Vienna
oversize item: Panel 26
Schools of architecture in Vienna
oversize item: Panel 8
One family houses mainly in alpine regions
oversize item: Panel 10
Dwellings, social housing
oversize item: Panel 12
City renovation; restoration of apartment buildings
oversize item: Panel 13
City renovation; utilization of industrial spaces
oversize item: Panel 14
City planning; parks, squares
oversize item: Panel 15
City and landscape planning
oversize item: Panel 16
Hospitals
oversize item: Panel 17
Cultural sites, objects, room installations
oversize item: Panel 18
Schools, sports and leisure facilities
oversize item: Panel 21
Interior designs
oversize item: Panel 27
Technical University Graz
oversize item: Panel 28
Technical University Graz
oversize item: Panel 3
Margarete Scheutte-Lihotzky (workers' apartments), cooperation with Adolf Loos, Prof. Strnad (housing for low income families), world famous kitchen (Frankfurter Kueche)
oversize item: Panel 4
Anna Luelja Praun (interior and furniture design, houses)
oversize item: Panel 5
1945-1960; First achievements after the war: power plant Kaprun (Lassmann), swimming pools (Rottleuthner), publisher's atelier (Koller-Buchwieser)
oversize item: Panel 6
1945-1960; First achievements after the war: power plant Kaprun (Lassmann), swimming pools (Rottleuthner), publisher's atelier (Koller-Buchwieser)
oversize item: Panel 7
One family houses mainly in alpine regions
oversize item: Panel 9
One family houses mainly in alpine regions
oversize item: Panel 11
Dwellings, social housing
oversize item: Panel 19
Coffee houses
oversize item: Panel 20
Stores (recent designs)
oversize item: Panel 23
Research projects
oversize item: Panel 29
Technical University Graz
oversize item: Panel 30
Technical University Innsbruck
Text item: 1-3 (Loose catalogs)
Loose catalogs
Text item: 1-3 (Loose catalogs)
Loose catalogs
Text item: 1-3 (Loose catalogs)
Loose catalogs