2 May 2019

Helen Oates (EVANS) BArch

College friend Penny Cameron (WYNDHAM: 1957-59) remembers: Helen Evans came to Sydney University when she was sixteen, and went straight to the Women’s College. She was studying architecture. By their very nature architects must be polymaths, and so it was with Helen. She could turn her mind to most topics, and was highly articulate. In […]

22 May 2015

Ellice Maud NOSWORTHY, BArch

Architect (1897-1972) ELLICE MAUD NOSWORTHY was born in 1897, the second of four daughters. Her father was a shipping company executive and her mother came from a family of notable academics. She studied high school at Redlands in Neutral Bay and at the University of Sydney to pursue an Arts degree in 1917. In 1919, […]

22 May 2015

Susan MacDONALD BArch MA

Susan Macdonald studied architecture at Sydney University and holds an MA in Conservation Studies from the University of York / ICCROM Rome. From 1988-98 Susan worked in the UK as a conservation architect, undertaking National Trust projects on buildings dating from 16th to 20th century, with highlights including Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge in Essex (c1500), […]


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