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  • Geddes Brecher Qualls Cunningham | PennDesign
    Cunningham A I A Architectural Firm Award 1979 Sydney Opera House 2nd Prize Birmingham Civic Center 1st Prize Vienna South New Community 1st Prize 1971 Robert L Geddes 1923 M Arch Harvard 1950 Dean at Princeton 1965 82 Melvin Brecher b 1924 B Arch Harvard 1950 Founding partner and president of the firm George Wyckoff Qualls b 1923 B Arch N C State 1951 M Arch Harvard 1952 Warren William

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/geddes-brecher-qualls-cunningham (2015-10-17)
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  • Edmund B. Gilchrist Collection (007) | PennDesign
    Rodes McGoodwin 1886 1967 Gilchrist created a garden city like community within the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia that combined complex modern planning with historicist details and gracefully mixed clustered and free standing houses gardens and roadways Woodward dubbed his development St Martin s and retained most of the houses he built there for rental Gilchrist continued to design new houses for Woodward into the 1920s and made minor renovations to his earlier designs into the 1930s Gilchrist s practice expanded significantly in the later 1910s and he joined the national AIA in 1916 His work in this period followed the lead of his Woodward commissions in two significant respects First his clients largely came from an elite Philadelphia social stratum of old families and second many of these houses were built in the contiguous Germantown Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy neighborhoods of the city Work in resort communities in Maine where these Philadelphians summered also began in this period Gilchrist s planning expertise and innovations were recognized in the profession and beyond During the latter part of World War I he produced designs to the U S Shipping Board s Emergency Fleet Corporation housing He was one of a number of prominent architects to design house groups for the planned community of Mariemont Ohio in the 1920s In the early 1930s he served on the Philadelphia AIA s special committee on the economics of site planning and housing producing model designs and on the Committee for Design for President Hoover s Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership He also produced designs in the 1930s for the reconstruction of the central portion of the town of Ellsworth Maine after a destructive fire Although the bulk of Gilchrist s work was domestic he also designed commercial buildings in central Philadelphia and the Gibbsian Unitarian Church of Germantown a regional landmark He retired from practice in 1943 Scope Content Note This collection is the primary archive of the work of architect Edmund B Gilchrist comprising architectural drawings and blueprints photographic prints photographic negatives and office files documenting buildings and projects spanning the years 1908 1945 The vast majority of Gilchrist s major commissions are represented by drawings in the collection with the exception of the Unitarian Church of Germantown The collection includes some additional materials dated 1955 and 1984 related to alterations to the Cosmopolitan Club in Philadelphia The collection is arranged in five series Series I through III are arranged by job number Each project is associated with a job number assigned by Gilchrist s office if available A project for which the job number is unknown is indicated by xxx A full index to projects represented in this collection is found in Appendix A Series I contains more than 3000 architectural drawings and oversized photographs In addition to Gilchrist s wonderful sketches and numerous development and construction drawings the collection contains a small number of architectural drawings documenting the work of designers other than Gilchrist Generally speaking these drawings

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  • Charles Zeller Klauder (1872-1938) | PennDesign
    Admitted Students Current Undergraduates Current Graduate Students Current Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search About Louis I Kahn Collection Collections Exhibitions and Events Share Share via Email Architectural Archives Related Links Collections A Z Charles Zeller Klauder 1872 1938 architect See Frank Miles Day Collection 059 Day Klauder Collection 069 Klauder Woodrow Wilson House Collection 038 Support PennDesign Your contribution positively impacts our ability to educate the

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/charles-zeller-klauder-1872-1938 (2015-10-17)
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  • August E. Komendant (1906-1992) | PennDesign
    Louis I Kahn Collection Collections Exhibitions and Events Share Share via Email Architectural Archives Related Links Collections A Z August E Komendant 1906 1992 Professor of Architecture U of Pennsylvania 1959 74 Structural Engineer for Kahn executed computations and drawings for Richards Medical Research Building U of Penn Capital of Bangledesh Dhaka Bangledesh First Unitarian Church Rochester NY Salk Institute La Jolla CA Olivetti Factory Harrisburg PA Kimbell Art Museum

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/august-e-komendant-1906-1992 (2015-10-17)
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  • Warren Powers Laird (1861-1948) | PennDesign
    Louis I Kahn Collection Collections Exhibitions and Events Share Share via Email Architectural Archives Related Links Collections A Z Warren Powers Laird 1861 1948 Sc D LL D Professor of Architecture U of Pennsylvania 1881 1932 First Dean of the School of Fine Arts U of Pennsylvania 1920 1932 F A I A About the Collection Records of his architectural consulting practice 1892 1932 in sixty nine volumes Professional advisor

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  • G. Robert LeRicolais (1894-1977) | PennDesign
    Links Collections A Z G Robert LeRicolais 1894 1977 Professor of Architecture U of Pennsylvania 1956 74 Paul Philippe Cret Professor of Architecture U of Pennsylvania 1974 76 About the Collection Copies of three hundred unpublished articles 1947 71 Copies of sixty five published articles 1941 74 from Architecture d aujourd hui VIA Architecture Formes et Fonctions Architectural Design ZODIAC Progressive Architecture SADG Techniques of Architecture Annales des Pontes et

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/g-robert-lericolais-1894-1977 (2015-10-17)
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  • Mellor, Meigs, and Howe Collection (117) | PennDesign
    had been trained at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and brought an interest in larger scale institutional and commercial projects After 12 years of partnership and increasing tension Howe left his partners in 1928 The firm resumed the name Mellor Meigs and continued with a primary emphasis on residential work Howe took with him the commission for the landmark office tower for the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society and in 1929 formed a partnership with the Swiss architect William Lescaze The difference between Howe s 1926 design for the P S F S Building and his 1931 design built dramatically illustrates the stylistic shift that came with his departure from Mellor Meigs Howe and his interest in the International Style Lescaze and Howe separated as early as 1932 and established independent firms in 1935 Louis E McAllister had worked for Mellor Meigs Howe between 1923 and 1928 and continued to work for George Howe from 1928 until 1942 After he established his own firm he collaborated with Howe on several projects Scope Content Note The Mellor Meigs Howe Collection comprises architectural records related to the practices of Mellor Meigs Howe and its predecessor and successor firms The bulk of the collection documents architectural projects of the following firms Mellor Meigs Howe 1916 1928 Mellor Meigs 1906 1916 and1928 1940 Howe and Lescaze 1929 1935 and George Howe Architect 1935 1940 It also contains materials related to projects of the firms William Lescaze Architect 1935 1945 and Louis E McAllister Architect It contains a small amount of personal material related to Walter Mellor and George Howe The collection is rich in the domestic work of Mellor Meigs Howe and of Mellor Meigs Several projects include fine presentation drawings for example the residence of William Curtis Bok in Villanova Pennsylvania and

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/mellor-meigs-and-howe (2015-10-17)
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  • John Nolen (1869-1937) | PennDesign
    Doctoral Students Faculty and Staff Alumni Search form Search About Louis I Kahn Collection Collections Exhibitions and Events Share Share via Email Architectural Archives Related Links Collections A Z Balboa Park Plan for Civic Center San Diego CA 1926 John Nolen 1869 1937 Girard College Ph B U of Pennsylvania 1893 M L A Harvard 1905 About the Collection Large rendered presentation plans of all projects 1908 30 Support PennDesign

    Original URL path: http://www.design.upenn.edu/architectural-archives/john-nolen-1869-1937 (2015-10-17)
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