Florence Mary Taylor

General Information

Occupation: Architect, Engineer

Date of Birth: January 01, 1879

Date of Death: January 01, 1969

Birth City: Bedminster

Birth Country: England (U.K.)

Resident City: Sydney, Austraila

Notes: First qualified female architect and first woman to train as an engineer in Australia

Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Mary_Taylor



Employer: Francis Ernest Stowe

Title: Clerk

Employer: John Burcham Clamp

Title: Chief Draftsperson


No collaborators on record


No apprenticeships on record


Name: Floence M. Taylor Medallion

Description: Master Builders Association of Victoria

Name: Florence Taylor Award

Description: Queensland chapter of the Australian Institute of Building

Name: Officer of the Ordeer of the British empire

Date Received: January 01, 1939

Notes: Elevated to a Commander in 1961


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

No projects on record


Institution: Sydney Technical College

Department: Architecture

Start Date: January 01, 1904

Notes: First woman to complete final year studies in rchitecture


No licenses on record

Professional Affiliations

Organization: Institute of Architects of New South Wales

Role: Member

Start Date: January 01, 1920

Notes: First woman member of the institute.With Clamp's strong support in 1907, Florence applied to become the first women member of the Institute of Architects of New South Wales.] However she was not accepted at this time

Publications By

Title: Publishing company specializing in building industry journals

Co-author: George Augustine Taylor, husband

Publication: "Building" magazine, one of other journals

Url: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Mary_Taylor

Notes: Kept the publishing business going after Taylor'd death

Publications About

Title: 50 years of town planning with Florence M. Taylor

Author: J. M. Giles

Publication: bok

Publisher: Florence M. Taylor Publshing Co.