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Architect , artist , Dean , writer

Donald Ralph Watson, American architect, dean, writer, artist. Licensed architect National Council Architectural Registration Boards. Board directors Save the Children Federation, 1979-1982. Fellow: American Institute of Architects.

Background

Watson, Donald Ralph was born on September 27, 1937 in Providence. Son of Ralph Giles W. and Ethel (Fletcher) Pastene.

Education

AB, Yale University, 1959. Bachelor of Architecture, Yale University, 1962. Master of Education, Yale University, 1969.

Career

Architect Peace Corps, Tunisia, 1962-1964. Architectural consultant Government of Tunisia, 1964-1965. Private practice, Trumbull, Connecticut, since 1969.

Consultant United Nations Development Program, since 2009. Dean School Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1990-1995, professor, 1990—2001. Frederick C. Baker visiting professor University Oregon, 1995.

Chairman environmental design program, Yale University, 1979-1990. Visiting professor Yale University, 1995-2000. Consultant United Nations Development Program, 2009.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect National Council Architectural Registration Boards.

Works

Membership

Board directors Save the Children Federation, 1979-1982. Fellow: American Institute of Architects.

Connections

Married Marja Palmqvist, September 8, 1966 (divorced January 1984). Children: Petrik, Elise. Married Judith Criste, January 3, 1986 (deceased October 8, 2000).

father:
Ralph Giles W. Pastene

mother:
Ethel (Fletcher) Pastene

spouse:
Marja Palmqvist

spouse:
Judith Criste

child:
Petrik Watson

child:
Elise Watson