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Library Display: a Collaborative Story

Library Display: a Collaborative Story

write womenAugust-December 2010prominent women writers who have influencedthe design professions in the following areas:feminist spacehistorical criticismurban designenvironmental impact

Library Display: a Collaborative Story

write womenAugust-December 2010prominent women writers who have influencedthe design professions in the following areas:feminist spacehistorical criticismurban designenvironmental impact

Library Display: a Collaborative Story

write womenAugust-December 2010prominent women writers who have influencedthe design professions in the following areas:feminist spacehistorical criticismurban designenvironmental impact

processwindow case - exteriorwindow case - interiordisplay areas in our library

plinths & wallflat cases & wall

display areas in our library

add waterlecture literature

typical displayusually 2 types of displays'add water' - a quick collection of books, journals, and other items on a theme - mostly visual - leave up for a few monthscollected books and journals on an invited lecturer for the Arch & LArch dept - leave up for a week

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add waterquick assemblagemostly visualfew monthsunannouncedlecture literature

typical displayusually 2 types of displays'add water' - a quick collection of books, journals, and other items on a theme - mostly visual - leave up for a few monthscollected books and journals on an invited lecturer for the Arch & LArch dept - leave up for a week

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add waterquick assemblagemostly visualfew monthsunannouncedlecture literaturebooks & journals on invited lecturer7 10 daysannounced to SALA faculty & students

typical displayusually 2 types of displays'add water' - a quick collection of books, journals, and other items on a theme - mostly visual - leave up for a few monthscollected books and journals on an invited lecturer for the Arch & LArch dept - leave up for a week

9department work plan

individual work plansgenesis

since our core patron group is small, we've always been able to have a close relationship with the departmentsour first display case was built by 1st yr Architecture students10department work planengage Arch & LArch departmentscollaborative diversity project

individual work plans

genesissince our core patron group is small, we've always been able to have a close relationship with the departmentsour first display case was built by 1st yr Architecture students11department work planengage Arch & LArch departmentscollaborative diversity project

individual work plansin depth displaypart time staff asking for creative tasks

genesissince our core patron group is small, we've always been able to have a close relationship with the departmentsour first display case was built by 1st yr Architecture students12selecting theme influential women writers initial research & listfull time staff10 authorspolling faculty & staff46 authors from 12 faculty paring list downfull time staff21 authors4 categoriesfeminist spacehistorical criticismurban designenvironmental impactprocess

13research & writing contentfull time & level 3brief biographyhistorical impactfeatured writingsediting & tweakingfull time staffcreating & assembling full time, level 3 & level 2one illustrated panel per authorsupporting imagesdigital picture framesignage, captions, etcassembled featured writings

process

14publicityPRaM brochure & InterviewCollegian, Nov. 9th 2010timelinestarted research in Feb 2010opened in Aug 2010closed end of Dec 2010

process

15lessons learned

a lot of workstart early with a realistic timelinecommunication & deadlinestough to make text heavy display visually interestingproof read, proof reed, prooffread, proofreadpublicity helps16

the upsidegood response from SALA facultystaff pushed their envelopewell received by library patronshigh "annual report" valuewill archive in the CMS

feminist space

Catharine Beecher (1800-1878)The American Womans Home Jane Addams (1860-1935)Twenty Years at Hull-HouseThe Second Twenty Years at Hull-HouseCharlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)The Home: Its Work and Influence Utopian Novels: Moving the Mountain, Herland, With Her in Ourland

Beatriz ColominaDomesticity at War The Split Wall: Domestic Voyeurism in Sexuality and Spacehistorical criticism

Louisa C. Tuthill (1799-1879)History of Architecture from the Earliest Times Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851-1934)Accents as Well as Broad Effects: Writings on Architecture, Landscape, and the EnvironmentHenry Hobson Richardson and His Works

Mary McCarthy (1912-1989)The Stones of Florence Venice Observed Ada Louise Huxtable (1921- )Goodbye History, Hello Hamburger Kicked a Building Lately?

Dana Cuff (1953- )Architecture: The Story of Practice

urban design

Theodora Kimball Hubbard (1887-1935)Our Cities To-day and To-morrow

Catherine Bauer Wurster (1905-1964)Modern Housing

Jane Jacobs (1918-2006)The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Denise Scott Brown (1931- )Learning from Las Vegas

Dolores Hayden (1950- )Power of Place: Urban Landscape as Public History

Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (1950- )Towns and Town-making Principles Setha LowOn the Plaza environmental impact

May Thielgaard Watts (1893-1975)Reading the Landscape of America

Rachel Carson (1907-1964)Silent Spring The Sea Around Us Anne Whiston SpirnThe Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design The Language of Landscape

Elizabeth MeyerThe Expanded Field of Landscape Architecture "Post-Earth Day Conundrum: Translating Environmental Values into Landscape Designwrite women further readingBerkeley, Ellen Perry, ed. Architecture : A Place for Women. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. Cole, Doris. From Tipi to Skyscraper : A History of Women in Architecture. Boston: i press; distributed by G. Braziller, New York, 1973. Favro, Diane. "Women Write: The Shaping of American Architecture by Female Authors." Architecture California v.18, n.2 (1996-1997): 40-51. Norwood, Vera. Made From This Earth: American Women and Nature. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993. Oldershaw, Barbara. "Developing a Feminist Critique of Architecture." Design Book Review n.25 (1992): 7-15.Sherman, Claire Richter, ed. Women as Interpreters of the Visual Arts. 1820-1979 Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981. Torre, Susana, ed. Women in American Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective. New York: Whitney Library of Design, 1977. Van Slyck, Abigail A. "Women in Architecture and the Problem of Biography." Design Book Review n.25 (1992): 19-22. Wright, Gwendolyn. On the Fringe of the Profession: Women in American Architecture. In The Architect: Chapters in the History of the Profession, edited by Spiro Kostoff, 208-308. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.Diane Favro article very good22

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