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Forthcoming publications

“Marjorie Hill,” Dictionnaire des Créatrices (Section on Women in Architecture in North America).


Journal articles

"The Power of Pink: Children's Bedrooms and Gender Identity," FKW//Zeitschrift fur geschlechterforschung und visuelle kultur 50 (December 2010): 58-69.


Articles in refereed journals

"Carrollcroft as Women's Space: An Architectural History," Journal of Eastern Townships Studies 35 (2010): 21-48.


Articles in refereed journals

"Kids in the atrium: Comparing architectural intentions and children's experiences in a pediatric hospital lobby," Social Science & Medicine 70, 5 (March 2010) 658-667 [co-authors D. Theodore, E. Goldenberg, C. McLaren, P. McKeever.


Articles in refereed journals

“Architecture, Religion, and Tuberculosis in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec,” Scientia Canadensis, Vol 32, No. 1 (2009): 1-19. [with M.A. Poutanen].


Articles in refereed journals

“Tower of Power: The Drummond Medical Building and the Interwar Centralization of Medical Practice,” Scientia Canadensis, 32, No. 1 (2009): 51-68. [with David Theodore and Stacie Burke].


Articles in refereed journals

"Collapse and Expand: Architecture and Tuberculosis Therapy in Montreal, 1909, 1933, 1954," Technology and Culture, 49, No. 4 (October 2008): 908-942. [with K. Schwartzman and D. Theodore].


Articles in refereed journals

"A Doctor in the House: The Architecture of Home-Offices for Physicians in Toronto, 1885-1930," Medical History, 52, No. 2 (April 2008): 163-194. [with Stacie Burke].


Articles in refereed journals

'Not a Shack in the Woods': Architecture for Tuberculosis in Muskoka and Toronto," Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 23, No. 2 (2006): 429-55. [with Stacie Burke].


Articles in refereed journals

"Design for Control: Surgery, Science, and Space at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, 1893-1956," Medical History, 50, (2006): 303-24. [with Thomas Schlich].


Articles in refereed journals

"Architecture for Feminism? The Design of the Women's Library, London," Atlantis, 29, No. 1 (Fall 2004): 99-105.


Articles in refereed journals

"Peter Collins: A Study in Parallax," Journal of Architectural Education, 59, No. 2 (November 2005): 435-448.


Articles in refereed journals

“Picturing Vernacular Architecture: Thaddeus Holownia’s Photographs of Irving Gas Stations," Material History Review, 61, (Spring 2005): 36-42.


Articles in refereed journals

"Pneumothorax Then and Now," Space and Culture, 8, No. 4 (November 2005): 435-448 [with K. Schwartzman].


Articles in refereed journals

"The Edge Condition: Canada," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 62, No. 1 (March 2003): 75-83. [with Martin Bressani].


Articles in refereed journals

"Designing for 'The Little Convalescents': Children's Hospitals in Toronto and Montreal, 1875-2006," Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 19, No. 1 (2002): 201-43. [with David Theodore].


Articles in refereed journals

"Borrowed Buildings: Canada's Temporary Hospitals during World War I," Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 16, (1999): 25-48.


Articles in refereed journals

"Modernism and Medicine: The Hospitals of Stevens and Lee, 1916-1932," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 58, No. 1 (March 1999): 42-61.


Articles in refereed journals

"Chez Fadette: Girlhood, Family, and Private Space in Late-Nineteenth-Century Sainte-Hyacinthe," Urban History Review, 26, No. 2 (March 1998): 56-68. [with Peter Gossage].


Articles in refereed journals

"'Archi-ettes' in Training: The Admission of Women to McGill's School of Architecture," Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 21, No. 3 (Sept. 1996): 70-73.


Articles in refereed journals

"'The House and All That Goes On In It': The Notebook of Frederica Shanks," Winterthur Portfolio, 31, (Summer/Autumn 1996): 165-72.


Articles in refereed journals

"The Eichler Home: Intention and Experience in Postwar Suburbia," Gender, Class, and Shelter: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture V, edited by Elizabeth Collins Cromley and Carter L. Hudgins (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press): 164-78.


Articles in refereed journals

"Wartime Housing and Architectural Change, 1942-92," Canadian Folklore Canadien, 17, No. 2 (1995): 13-29. [with Pieter Sijpkes].


Articles in refereed journals

"Building Barriers: Images of Women in the RAIC Journal, 1924-73", Resources for Feminist Research, 23, No. 3 (Fall 1994): 11-23; first appeared in French as "Les représentations des femmes dans la revue de l'Institut royal d'architecture du Canada, de 1924 à 1973," Recherches féministes, 7, No. 2 (1994): 7-36 (Neatby Prize).


Articles in refereed journals

"Rooms of Their Own: The Nurses' Residences at Montréal's Royal Victoria Hospital," Material History Review, 40, (Fall 1994): 29-41.


Articles in refereed journals

"Eden Smith and the Canadian Domestic Revival," Urban History Review, 21, No. 2 (March 1993): 104-15.


Articles in refereed journals

"Charterville and the Landscape of Social Reform," Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture IV, edited by Thomas Carter and Bernard Herman (Columbia, Mo: University of Missouri Press, 1991): 138-45.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Size Matters," The Architect's Newspaper, 22, (10 May 2006): 25.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Civic Bodies," The Architect's Newspaper, 20, No. 12 (14 December 2005): 17.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Bricklayers," Canadian Architect, 49, No. 11 (Nov. 2004): 30-33.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"The Architect as Author: The Books of Norbert Schoenauer," ARQ, 122, (Feb. 2003): 18-19.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Medicine by Design," Canadian Architect, 47, No. 3 (March 2002): 14-15. [with David Theodore].


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Tackling Brain Research," Canadian Architect, 47, No. 3 (March 2002): 42.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Lessons for Life: Learning from Student Travel," in College of Environmental Design News, University of California, Berkeley, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Fall 2001): 3-11.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Simons Says," Canadian Architect, 46, No. 9 (Sept. 2001): 50.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Designing Women: Then and Now," Canadian Architect, 45, No. 11 (Nov. 2000): 16-17. [with Peta Tancred].


Articles in technical/professional publications

"Travels with Annmarie, Melissa and Cathy," The Fifth Column 10, No. 2/3 (1998): 38-51. [with Melissa Harris and Cathy Schwabe].


Articles in technical/professional publications

"'Girl Architects-to-be': Early Women Graduates of McGill's School of Architecture, 1939-70," ARQ (Aug. 1996): 12.


Articles in technical/professional publications

"'With Precision Appropriate': Images from the Peter Collins Collection," ARQ (Oct. 1993): 18-19.


Articles in technical/professional publications

“Fisiología doméstica: Higiene y arquitectura: una perspectiva histórica,” Arquitectura Viva, No. 22 (Jan.-Feb 1992): 49-51.


Books and monographs

Medicine by Design: The Architect and the Modern Hospital, 1893-1943 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press): 2008.

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Books and monographs

L'Architecture au féminin: une profession à redéfinir, Les éditions du remue-ménage, 2002.

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Books and monographs

Designing Women: Gender and the Architectural Profession, University of Toronto Press, 2000. [with Peta Tancred]

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Books and monographs

Architecture in the Family Way: Doctors, Houses, and Women, 1870-1900, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996.

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Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Pictures of Health: Sick Kids Exposed," Depicting Canada’s Children, edited by Loren Lerner (Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press). [with P. McKeever, D. Theodore].


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“Sick Children and the Thresholds of Domesticity: The Dawson-Harrington Families at Home,” Designing Modern Childhoods: History, Space, and the Material Culture of Children, edited by Marta Gutman and Ning de Coninck-Smith (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2008): 61-81. [with Peter Gossage].


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"That was Then, This is Now": Hospital Architecture in the Age(s) of Revolution, 1970–2001,” in John Henderson, Peregrine Horden, Alessandro Pastore, eds., The Impact of Hospitals 300-2000 (Oxford, Bern: Peter Lang, 2007): 219-36.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“Female Regulation of the Healthy Home,” Home, Work, and Play: Situating Canadian Social History, 1840-1980, ed. James Opp and John Walsh (Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2006): 3-17.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“The Architecture of Children's Hospitals in Toronto and Montreal, 1875-2010,” Children's Health Issues in Historical Perspective, ed. Cheryl Krasnick Warsh and Veronica Strong-Boag (Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press): 439-78.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“Architecture,” The Oxford Companion to Canadian History, ed. Gerald Hallowell (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004): 42-44.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“Children’s Spaces,” Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society, edited by Paula Fass, Vol. 1 (NY: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004): 187-194. [with A. Van Slyck].


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“Doctors Building Libraries,” 75 Books from the Osler Library, ed. Faith Wallis and Pamela Miller (Montreal: Osler Library, 2004): 152-153.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“The Hospital,” Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Architecture, ed. R. Stephen Sennott, Vol. 2 (New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004): 652-4.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Rooms of Their Own: The Nurses' Residences at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital," in Restoring Women's History through Historic Preservation, ed. Gail Lee Dubrow and Jennifer B. Goodman (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003): 131-44. The book won the Antoinette Forrester Downing Award from the Society of Architectural Historians, 2004, an annual award given for excellence in a published work devoted to historical topics in preservation.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“Changing Ideas about Changing Ideals,” in Peter Collins and the Critical History of Modern Architecture,, ed. Irena Latek (Montreal: IRHA, 2002): 29-43.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

“The Royal Victoria Hospital,” in Canadian Encyclopedia (CD Rom version) , 2001


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Blanche Lemco van Ginkel," Canadian Encylopedia (CD Rom version), 1998.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Catherine Chard Wisnicki," Canadian Encylopedia (CD Rom version), 1998.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Hospital Architecture," Canadian Encylopedia (CD Rom version), 1998.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Notes on the publication of Peter Collins' Changing Ideals in Modern Architecture," in Peter Collins Changing Ideals in Modern Architecture, 2nd edition (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998): xv-xx.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"The Single-family Detached House," in American Cities and Suburbs: An Encyclopedia, ed. Neil Larry Shumsky (New York: Garland, 1998): 701-3.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"Health and Hygiene," Encyclopedia of Interior Design, ed. Joanna Banham (London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997): 548-50.


Articles/chapters in books and monographs

"The Healthy Victorian City: The Old London Street at the International Health Exhibition of 1884," Streets: Critical Perspectives on Public Space, ed. Zeynep Çelik, Diane Favro and Richard Ingersoll (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994): 203-12.


Edited volumes (books/journals)

People, Power, Places: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, VIII (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000): with Sally McMurry.

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Edited volumes (books/journals)

Exploring Everyday Landscapes: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, VIII (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997): with Sally McMurry.


Reviews

"Cheap and Tasteful Dwellings: Design Competitions and the Convenient Interior, 1879-1909," Jan Jennings, reviewed in Winterthur Portfolio 41, No. 1 (Spring 2007): 13-14.


Reviews

"The Parlour and the Suburb: Domestic Identities, Class, Femininity and Modernity," Judy Giles, reviewed in Gender, Place and Culture, 14.4 (August 2007): 499-511.


Reviews

"Demons of Domesticity: Women and the English Gas Industry, 1889-1939," Anne Clendinning, reviewed in American Historical Review, 111 (December 2006): 1602-03.


Reviews

"For Patients of Moderate Means," David Gagan and Rosemary Gagan, reviewed in Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 85, Issue 3 (September 2004): 632-33.


Reviews

"The Provincial Asylum in Toronto: Reflections on Social and Architectural History," ed. Edna Hudson, in Toronto: Toronto Region Architectural Conservancy 2000, reviewed in Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 83, No. 1 (March 2002): 110-114.


Reviews

“A Firm of One’s Own,” review of The Architect: Reconstructing Her Practice, ed. Francesca Hughes, reviewed in Design Book Review: Political Landscapes, 44/45, US (Winter/Spring 2001): 71-73.


Reviews

"The Gospel of Germs," Nancy Tomes, reviewed in Journal of Historical Geography, Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2001): 106-08.


Reviews

“The Monumental and the Mundane: Architectural History in Canada,” Acadiensis, 30, No. 2 (Spring 2001): 149-59.


Reviews

"Healthcare Architecture in an Era of Radical Transformation," Stephen Verderber and David J. Fine, reviewed in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Vol. 59, No. 4 (December 2000): 556-57.


Reviews

"House Life: Space, Place and Family in Europe," ed. Donna Birdwell-Pheasant and Denise Lawrence-Zuniga, reviewed in Journal of Family History, (Oct. 2000): 557-59.


Reviews

Alice T. Friedman, "Women and the Making of the Modern House," reviewed in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 57, No. 4 (Dec. 1999).


Reviews

"Exhibit Montreal Metropole, at the Canadian Centre for Architecture," reviewed in Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 80, No. 3 (September 1999): 473-79.


Reviews

"Frederick Cumberland: Building the Victorian Dream," Geoffrey Simmins, reviewed in Canadian Historical Review, 80, No. 2 (June 1999): 315-17.


Reviews

"Looking for Old Ontario," Thomas McIlwraith, reviewed in Vernacular Architecture Newsletter, 75 (Spring 1998): 31-32.


Reviews

"The Architect and the Pavilion Hospital," Jeremy Taylor, reviewed in Victorian Studies Vol. 41, No. 3 (Spring 1998): 550-53


Reviews

"The Scottish Home," Annette Carruthers, reviewed in Material History Review, 47 (Spring 1998): 93-95.


Reviews

“Art, Class, and Home,” review of David Halle, Inside Culture: Art and Class in the American Home, reviewed in Design Book Review: Home, House, Housing, 37/38, US (Winter 1996/1997): 9-10.


Reviews

“North Oxford: Tanis Hinchcliffe,” review of North Oxford by Tanis Hinchcliffe, reviewed in Design Book Review: Landscapes, 31, US (Winter 1994): 52-53.


Reviews

"Ernest Cormier and the Universite de Montreal," ed. Isabelle Gournay, reviewed in Design Book Review, 22 (Fall 2001): 30-32.


Presentations

"Architecture is Murder," Visiting Scholars Roundtable, University of California, Berkeley (4 April 2008).


Presentations

"'Sex and the Single Building': The Weston Havens House, 1941-2001," UC Berkeley Architecture Lecture Series, University of California, Berkeley (15 October 2008). Lecture Poster 1  Lecture Poster 2


Presentations

"'Kitchen Stories': Sigrun Bulow-Hube as Scientific Researcher," ARC brownbag series, University of California, Berkeley (7 December 2007).


Conference presentations/papers

"Keynote Speech," Re-forming Health: A Colloquium on the Architecture, Politics + Landscapes of Healthcare 1880-1960, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne (11 June 2009). Poster


Conference presentations/papers

"Sex and the Single Building: Gender, Sexuality and Architectural Education," ARCUS Symposium, University of California, Berkeley (4 April 2008). Poster


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'A sad situation': How Westmount's design process failed is a mystery," in The Gazette, Montreal (29 June 2002): i 2.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"A bit of Bilbao style at Sherbrooke mall," in The Gazette, Montreal (21 July 2001): i 4.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Notman Hotel' is stalled: Owner puts property up for sale after ministry says project is unacceptable," in The Gazette, Montreal (15 December 2001): i 6. [with Susan Bronson].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Old Montreal gets a virtual twin': Web site packed with architectural, historical detail," in The Gazette, Montreal (23 December 2000).


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Hospital is Chinese in spirit': Appearance is mostly functional, but building is vital to community," in The Gazette, Montreal (3 April 1999): i 6.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'California Acropolis': An architectural beauty, the Getty Centre shows what money can buy," in The Gazette, Montreal (2 May 1998): H 6. [with Ricardo L. Castro].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"Condo questions," in The Gazette, Montreal (22 November 1998): C 4.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'The patch where the mower is king': A CCA exhibition takes the lawn view of the U.S.," in The Gazette, Montreal (27 June 1998): J 1. [with Helen Dyer].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"Architecture school turns 100," The Gazette, Montreal (3 February 1996): i 2.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Toy homes make for adventure in realm of imagination': Colorful CCA exhibition ranges over two centuries," in The Gazette, Montreal (4 November 1995): G 5.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Writing on Canadian architecture has come into its own': Three recent books show depth, breadth of coverage," in The Gazette, Montreal (16 September 1995): i 7.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"History of architecture goes beyond landmarks," in The Gazette, Montreal (29 October 1994): i 6.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Where we live': A breezy look at Canadian housing," in The Gazette, Montreal (19 February 1994): i 3.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'World War II left imprint on St. Laurent': Exhibition, wartime housing and Canadair are worth a look," in The Gazette, Montreal (30 July 1994): H 4. [with Pieter Sijpkes].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Ark is fitting symbol of renewal': Architects competed to design synagogue's centrepiece," in The Gazette, Montreal (11 December 1993): i 5. [with Linda Cohen].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Hospital of Hope achieves goal of user-friendly institution': Trend is to smaller, less impersonal medical centres," in The Gazette, Montreal (13 November 1993). i 4.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Modern and traditional work together': Hanganu designs new church at Townships abbey," in The Gazette, Montreal (18 September 1993): J 3.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"New kitchen designs reflect changing roles within family," in The Gazette, Montreal (12 June 1993): i 5.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"Westmount Library plan seems respectful of original design," in The Gazette, Montreal (20 March 1993): K 6.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'A less-than-happy marriage of exterior and interior': The museum of contemporary art moves into the heart of Montreal," in The Gazette, Montreal (18 April 1992): J 2.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'It doesn't take much room to build innovative housing': Filling in gaps repairs urban fabric," in The Gazette, Montreal (28 November 1992): J 8. [with Pieter Sijpkes].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Library building finally gives Concordia University a heart': But ghost of Royal George still haunts campus," in The Gazette, Montreal (8 August 1992): i 4.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Architects are heroes at Metropolis': Exhibit features all-star guest list of 20th-century designers," The Gazette, Montreal (13 July 1991): J 2. [with Pieter Sijpkes].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"CCA exhibits mount spirited defence of Modernism," in The Gazette, Montreal (30 March 1991): J 5. [with Pieter Sijpkes].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Chinatown's architecture comes of age': Hotels reflect community's confidence," in The Gazette, Montreal (10 August 1991): C 2. [with Pieter Sijpkes].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'McGill College rates lump of coal for Christmas lighting': A cross between Star Wars and a used-car lot," in The Gazette, Montreal (21 December 1991): J 4.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"Sale of Notman House will put Cultural Property Act to test," in The Gazette, Montreal (21 September 1991): K 4. [with Susan Bronson].


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Keeping score in Canadian architecture': Work on design scene mixes lively profiles with criticism," in The Gazette, Montreal (29 December 1990): i 5.


Columns in newspapers/magazines

"'Temples of Money': Photo show traces evolution of bank buildings," The Gazette, Montreal (17 November 1990): J 1.


Media articles

"The Redpath Mansion Mystery," Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History website, Department of Canadian Heritage (2003). [with David Theodore].