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Helen Tippett Obituary, by John Gray

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16 March 2014

Helen Tippett (1933-2004) Obituary, by John Gray published in the Cross Section NZIA News May 2004.

Helen Tippett was the first woman professor of architecture in Australasia, was awarded the NZIOB medal in 1989, and the OBE for services to architecture in 1994. She was the first woman NZIA President (in 1989) and received a leadership Award from the Master Builders Federation in 1990. Helen Tippett combined a career in academia (chair of architecture at Victoria University) with practice (co-founder of The Architects Collaborative).

See also the obituary published in The Age, Melbourne, written by Hugh O'Neill and an article written by Tapu Misa for the NZ Herald.