Somaya, Brinda Architectural Collection

Inventory of Brinda Somaya Architectural Collection Ms.2003.005


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2003.005
Title
Brinda Somaya Architectural Collection2000-2001
Quantity
2 Cubic Feet 2 boxes
Creator
Somaya, Brinda
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Brinda Somaya Architectural Collection Ms2003-005, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Biographical Note

Brinda Somaya, India's 2000 Designer of the Year, is a conservationist, post-modernist, abstract minimalist, and urban activist from Bombay. She received an architectural degree from the Sir JJ College of Architecture and a Master of Arts degree from Smith College, Massachusetts, USA. With her sister Ranjini, opened Somaya and Kalappa in 1976. Today her offices are in Mumbai and Bangalore. She is founder trustee of the The Hecar Foundation which was created to educate the public about architecture.

Scope and Contents

Brinda Somaya Architectural Collection (2000-2001) is comprised of The Hecar Foundation's exhibit "Women in Architecture - 2000 Plus" and publications.

Arrangement

The collection is organized by format.

Related Material

See also Brinda Somaya Publications, 2000, 2002 (0.1 cu. ft.) in IAWA Small Collections Ms2009-054.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Brinda Somaya Architectural Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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Container List

Women in Architecture - 2000 Plus
2000-2001
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Publications
2000
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