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Architect , educator

Donlyn Lyndon, American architect, educator. Registered architect California, Oregon, Massachusetts. Fellow American Institute of Architects (Honor award 1967, 80, 84, Excellence in Education award California council 1991, urban design award of excellence 1992, Twenty-Five Year award 1992), Institute for Urban Design; member St. Botolph Club (Boston).

Background

Lyndon, Donlyn was born on January 7, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Maynard and Dorothea Katherine (Zentgrebe) Lyndon.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1957; Master of Fine Arts, Princeton University, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor architecture, University of California, Berkeley, 1960-1964; associate, Maynard Lyndon Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles, 1960-1962; partner, Moore, Lyndon, Turnbull, Whitaker (MLTW), Berkeley, 1962-1965; private practice, Eugene, Oregon, 1965-1978; head department architecture, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1964-1967; partner, Moore, Lyndon, Turnbull, Boston, 1967-1971; professor architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1967-1978; head department architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1967-1975; principal, Lyndon Associations, Cambridge, 1971-1978; partner, Lyndon/Buchanan Associations, Berkeley, California, since 1978; professor architecture, University of California, Berkeley, since 1978. Chairman panel design guidelines General Services Administration federal development projects NAS, 1990. Coordinator Mayor's Institute City Design West, Berkeley, since 1990.

Resource person Mayor's Institute City design, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1991, Midwest, Minnesota, 1989. Chairman panel design arts policy National Education Association, 1988-1991, review panel stateof arts, 1988-1991. Chairman design committee The Sea Ranch, 1984-1988.

Member design review committee, Newton, Massachusetts, 1972-1975. Board directors International Laboratory Architecture and Urban Design, Italy, since 1977, Kronos Performing Arts Association,1987-.

Achievements

  • Registered architect California, Oregon, Massachusetts.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Architects (Honor award 1967, 80, 84, Excellence in Education award California council 1991, urban design award of excellence 1992, Twenty-Five Year award 1992), Institute for Urban Design. Member St. Botolph Club (Boston).

Connections

Married Alice Wingwall, December 28, 1963. Children: Andrew, Audrey, Laura.

father:
Maynard Lyndon

mother:
Dorothea Katherine (Zentgrebe) Lyndon

spouse:
Alice Wingwall

child:
Laura Lyndon

child:
Andrew Lyndon

child:
Audrey Lyndon