A Guide to the Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection, 1963-2012, (bulk 1963-1965) Manevich, Martha Bil Architectural Collection Ms2013-059

A Guide to the Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection, 1963-2012, (bulk 1963-1965)

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-059


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Processed by: Elena Herrero, Graduate Assistant, Special Collections

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection 1963-2012, (bulk 1963-1965)
Physical Characteristics
1.1 cu. ft. 1 Box; 3 oversized folders.
Manevich, Martha Bil
English, Spanish.
Martha Manevich, architect of Argentina and the United States. Collection contains drawings of three projects developed, 1963-1965, at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina: a school, a hospital and an urban center. Also included are FAIA Fellowship Nomination materials (1995) for her work in heath care facilities.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection, Ms 2013-059, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture by the creator in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Martha Bil Manevich Architectural Collection was completed in September 2013.

Biographical Note

Martha Bil Manevich attended the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and graduated with a Masters of Architecture in 1964. Upon graduation she came to the United States and worked with Ritchie Associates, Inc. as a Project Architect and Designer (1964-1975) and Vice President and Project Director (1976-1986) focusing on health care facilities and projects. She graduated from Boston University's Graduate School of Management with a Master of Business Administration Concentration in Health Care Management in 1989. Manevich opened her own consulting firm Planning Options in 1987 focusing on seeking opportunities in her new role of client representative to improve health care environments through better design and creative uses of resources and funds.

Scope and Content

The collection contains three projects, all developed 1963-1965 at University of Buenos Aires. The projects are a community hospital, a high school for 1000 students and an urban center for mixed used. Each project is separated in folders with all drawings and explanations; each project has a series of hand drawn plans, section and perspective drawings.

Two copies of her nomination for FAIA Fellowship (1995) are also in the collection.


The collection is arranged by material type.

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Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
Planning Options: Health Center Facilities Consulting, marketing brochure and presentation cards, undated
Box-folder 1-2
Brief description of the three projects included in the collection, 2012
Box-folder 1-3
FAIA Fellowship Nomination copy 1, 1995
Box-folder 1-4
FAIA Fellowship Nomination copy 2, 1995
Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 12/Folder 1
High School for 1000 Students (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 1963-1964
Oversize MapCase 35/Drawer 12/Folder 2
Centro Urbano Las Hueras (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 1964-1965
Oversize MapCase 35/Drawer 12/Folder 3
Hospital Zubizarreta (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 1964-1965