Sigrid L. Rupp Architectural Collection (Ms1997-006)


Sigrid L. Rupp Architectural Collection (Ms1997-006)


Sigrid L. Rupp (1943-2004) was principal architect of her own firm, SLR/Architects in Palo Alto, California from 1976 to 1998. Born in Germany in 1943, she relocated to California with her family in 1953. She earned a B. Arch. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1966. SLR/Architects specialized in technical facilities and industrial work providing architectural services for many of the pre-eminent Silicon Valley firms in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of architectural drawings, photographs, administrative and job files, contracts, and other material relating to over 700 of Rupp's projects, as well as material relating to Rupp's personal travel and artistic endeavors. The materials in the collection range in date from 1950-2004 with the bulk of the material dating 1976-2004.


Rupp, Sigrid, 1943-2004




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Residential client's names are restricted from being publicly identified these projects may only be identified by their location.



Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Sigrid L. Rupp Architectural Collection, Ms1997-006, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

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Special Collections, Virginia Tech

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Travel sketch produced by Sigrid Rupp on an architectural study trip in Guanejuato, Mexico, November 15, 1988. Sigrid Lorenzen Rupp was born January…

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