Edith Ingpen

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1909

Birth Country: Australia

Resident Country: Australia

Notes: Ingpen retired to Bristol, England where she continued to paint but did not practice architecture

Sources: Willis, Julie, and Bronwyn Hanna. Women Architects in Australia: 1900-1950. Victoria: G.T.Graphics, 1997.



Employer: E.J. & C.L. Ruck

City: Melbourne

Start Date: January 01, 1926

Notes: completion of articles for Ingpen's Diploma of Architecture

Employer: Harold Desbrowe Annear [later Desbrowe-Annear & Associates

Title: Architect, promoted to Associate

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Employer: Victorian Public Works Department (VPWD)

Title: Architect

End Date: January 01, 1965

Notes: Ingpen joined the wartime efforts of the Department and continued to work there during reconstruction


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Institution: University of Melbourne

Department: Architecture

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture (5 year program)

Start Date: January 01, 1926

Notes: first female recipient of the 5 year Bachelor's degree


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Publications About

Title: Women Architects in Australia 1900-1950

Author: Julie Willis and Bronwyn Hanna

Publisher: the Royal Australian Institute of Architects

Date Published: January 01, 2001

Title: Designing Comfortable Homes: Women in Little Known Jobs

Author: Julie Willis

Publication: Fabrications

Volume: 10

Date Published: January 01, 1999

Title: Australia's Early Women Architects: Milestones and Achievements

Author: Bronwyn Hanna

Publication: Fabrications

Volume: 12

Issue: 1

Date Published: January 01, 2002