Dr Lynne Walker

Contact details

Dr Lynne Walker
PhD (London)
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Institute of Historical Research
The Institute of Historical Research (IHR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
020 7272 0370
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Gender studies, History of art, Modern History
United Kingdom
Summary of research interests and expertise:

History of women and architecture, 1600 to the present; gender, space and architecture in Britain (17th century to the present)

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:


Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
06-Oct-2017 AA Women in Architecture : 1917-2017

Edited Book

Darling, Elizabeth and Lynne Walker, Architectural Association, London

06-Oct-2017 An Irresistible Movement


Walker, Lynne, in Darling, E. and Walker, L. (2017), AA Women in Architecture 1917-2017, pp.10-25.

06-Oct-2017 Introduction

Edited Book

Darling, Elizabeth and Walker, Lynne in Darling, E. and Walker, L. (2017) AA Women in Architecture 1917-2017, pp.6-9.

07-Sep-2017 Elisabeth Benjamin: East Wall (1936)


Walker, Lynne in Twentieth Century Society (2017), 100 Houses: 100 Years.

01-May-2017 Susan Francis (1952-2017)


 on the Architectural Association website

01-Jul-2016 An Architect Speaks: The Writings and Buildings of Edward Schroder Prior, David Valinsky and Edward Prior: Arts and Crafts Architect, Martin Godfrey Cook


Walker, Lynne in The Victorian, 52, pp.28-29.


Women and Church Art


Research Projects & Supervisions

Research projects:

AA XX 100

book, exhibition and conference (2013-2017), Architectural Association, London

Available for doctoral supervision: Yes

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
06-Jul-2018 Well-placed Women of Bedford Square

A public history walk, Bedford Square Festival, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.

06-Jul-2017 Well-Placed Women: Gender, Home and Urban Space in Bloomsbury 1872-1927

IHR Fellows' Annual Lecture (2017)

18-Nov-2016 Canons—Role Models—Spaces—Places: Women and Architectural Histories

2016, International conference of the Architecture Humanities Research Association, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm

28-Oct-2015 E.S. Prior, An Arts & Crafts Architect

2015, public lecture, Victorian Society.

24-Sep-2015 Women and Public Space 1918-1939

2015, “2nd International Conference, Women Designers, Architects and Engineers, University of Leiden

AA Women in Context 1917-2017

2-4 November 2017, co-convenor, international conference in partnership with the Architectural Association and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.

Lecture series

2015 and 2016, lectures by women architects, critics and historians, held at the Architectural Association, London.

PhD examiner

2009-2016, PhD internal/external examiner, Birkbeck, Limerick, UCL, RHUL.

AA XX 100: Women in Architecture 1917-2017

6 October-9 December 2017, exhibition with Elizabeth Darling, Architectural Association, London.

Editorial Advisory Board

The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture,1960-2015 (2018-2021)

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