Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin architectural drawings, circa 1909-1937.
Walter Burley Griffin was an architect and landscape architect. Marion Mahony Griffin (1871-1962) was an architect who worked mainly as an architectural renderer. She was the first women to graduate, in 1894, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in architecture. Both had previously worked for Frank Lloyd Wright at his studio in Oak Park, Illinois.
Inventory is available in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.
Architectural drawings for projects in the United States, largely in the Chicago area, done before 1912; in Australia (where they lived, 1912-1937), including the Federal Capitol of Australia in Canberra, 1912, and Castlecrag, a planned suburb of Sydney, undated; and India, 1936. These projects were designed by Walter Burley Griffin and most of them were rendered by Marion Mahony Griffin. The extent to which some of these projects were also designed by Mahony Griffin is not certain.
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