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Avery Coonley Faulkner Edit Profile

Architect

Avery Coonley Faulkner, American architect. Decorated Air Force medal, 1958.

Background

Faulkner, Avery Coonley was born on January 23, 1929 in Bronxville, New York, United States. Son of Waldron and Elizabeth (Coonley) Faulkner.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1951. Bachelor of Architecture, Yale University, 1954. Master of Architecture, Yale University, 1955.

Career

Desinger Faulkner, Kingsbury and Stenhouse, Washington, 1958-1964. Partner Faulkner, Stenhouse, Fryer and Faulkner, 1964-1968. Senior partner Faulkner, Fryer and Vanderpool, 1968-1982.

President Cannon/Faulkner, 1982-1991. Private practice architecture and planning, 1991—2007.

Membership

Treasurer Coonley Foundation, Washington, 1982-2007. Chairman board trustees Potomac School, McLean, Virginia, 1976-1978. Presidential appointed member Advisory Council History Preservation, Washington, 1987-1992.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (chairman octagon committee 1974-1980, vice president American Institute of Architects Foundation 1975-1979, president Washington chapter American Institute of Architects 1980-1981, Regional Honor award 1969, National Honor award 1970), Chevy Chase Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington), Hillsboro Club (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, horseback riding, golf.

Connections

Married Alice Watson, June 7, 1951 (deceased 2006). Children: Sara, Waldron, Lydia.

father:
Waldron Faulkner

mother:
Elizabeth (Coonley) Faulkner

spouse:
Alice Watson

child:
Sara Faulkner

child:
Waldron Faulkner

child:
Lydia Faulkner