MOMOWO: Women Designers, Craftswomen, Architects and Engineers between 1918 and 1945

Authors

Marjan Groot (ed.)

Extensive work is a result of four year research within the international project Women's Creativity since the Modern Movement, and brings new insights into women in architecture, construction, design, urban planning and landscape architecture in Europe and in the rest of the world. It is divided into eight chapters that combine 116 articles on topics:  A. Women’s education and training: National and international mappings; B. Women’s legacy and heritage: Protection, restoration and enhancement; C. Women in communication and professional networks; D. Women and cultural tourism; E. Women’s achievements and professional attainments: Moving boundaries; F. Women and sustainability: City and Landscape; G. Women ‘as subjects’: Documentation, methodology, interpretation and enhancement; SG. Design drawings.

Chapters

  • Preface
  • Foreword to Women Designers, Craftswomen, Architects and Engineers between 1918 and 1945
  • Making Women’s Works Visible: The MoMoWo Project
  • Women as Patrons and Intermediaries: A Footnote Introducing the Articles of the First MoMoWo E-book
  • CROSSING GEOGRAPHIES
  • Introduction
  • How a Young Girl Went to Wales during the Great War, to Become the Leading Lady at ‘La Cambre’ Institut supérieur des arts décoratifs
  • Dahl Collings (1909-1988) and her Itinerary: Australia, England, and Back
  • ‘Creating Order amid Chaos’: Architect Lotte Beese in the Soviet Union, 1932–35
  • PIONEERS AND ORGANIZATIONS
  • Introduction
  • Women Pioneers in Civil Engineering and Architecture in Italy: Emma Strada and Ada Bursi
  • Lost in the History of Modernism: Magnificent Embroiderers
  • Women and Their Professional Activities in Architecture, France, 1918–1945
  • Women and Power in the History of Modern Architecture: The Case of the CIAM Women
  • Planning Education by Post: Jaqueline Tyrwhitt's War Correspondence Course
  • THE HOME
  • Introduction
  • De Werkende Vrouw: in Huis en Maatschappij - Dutch Feminism, Fashion and Design 1930–1931
  • Slovenian Women’s Magazines and the Development of the Modern Home Concept in the Thirties
  • The Role of Spanish Women in the Household and Craftwork in the First Years of the Regime of General Franco: The Women´s Section
  • VISUAL SOURCES AND WOMEN’S HISTORY
  • A Documentary about the Life and Work of Dutch Graphic Designer and Teacher Tine Baanders (1890–1971)
  • REPRESENTATION
  • Introduction
  • Modern Women in (Modern) Architecture: Some Cases (Genesis of a Modern Lifestyle)
  • How Wide is the Gap? Evaluating Current Documentation of Women Architects in Modern Architecture History Books (2004–2014)
  • Women behind Swedish Grace – Success and Neglect
  • Anni Albers and Lilly Reich in Barcelona 1929: Weavings and Exhibition Spaces
  • CASES FROM IRELAND TO FINLAND
  • Introduction
  • Architecture as Method of Self-Realisation: The Belfast Architect Florence Fulton Hobson
  • Mary Crowley: Beginnings of the Career of a Pioneering Modern Movement Architect in Britain before 1945
  • Women Architects in the Shadow: Aino Marsio-Aalto
  • The Case of Corona Krause: Textiles as a Spatial Apparatus
  • The Pliable Plane: Textiles, Space, and the Work of Anni Albers
  • INTERPRETING ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS VIA GRAPHICAL ANALYSIS AND DIGITAL MODELING
  • Introduction
  • Eileen Gray’s Architecture of Relationships: Materiality and Spatial Layering
  • Helena Niemirowska Syrkus: Graphic analysis of the ‘House of Dr Nelken in Warsaw’
  • Charlotte Perriand: Graphic analysis of the “Maison du week-end”
  • Redrawing as Key to the Spatial Thought of Hana Kučerová Zaveská
  • Lina Bo Bardi: Unbuilt in Sicily
  • DOCUMENTA
  • Interventions at the 1st MoMoWo Conference-workshop at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands: Four Practices, Four Women: Interviews with a Textile Designer, a Scholar of City Planning, an Industrial Designer-Engineer and an Architect

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5. November 2018

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978-961-05-0033-9