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Ernest Joseph Kump

Architect , consultant

Ernest Joseph Kump, American architect, consultant. Registered architect, California, London, Paris, Innsbrook, Austria. Member President Reagan's Task Force on Arts and Humanities, Washington, 1984. Honorary fellow American Institute of Architects (national chairman school buildings 1948-1949, firm award 1959, 70), Royal Society Arts, Royal Institute British Architects, Akademie der Künst (Berlin); member Arts Club, Landsdowne Club.

Background

Kump, Ernest Joseph was born on December 29, 1911 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Son of Ernest Joseph Senior and Mary (Petsche) Kump.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University California, Berkeley, 1932. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1933.

Career

Senior partner Franklin & Kump Architects, Fresno, California, 1934-1941, San Francisco, 1941-1943, Kump & Falk Architects, San Francisco, 1944-1953. Sole owner Ernest J. Kump, Architects, 1955-1976, New York City, 1970-1976. Director research, chairman board Tekkto Systems Architecture, London, 1976-1981.

Private practice consultant Kump Systems Architecture Research, London and Zurich, Switzerland, from 1981. Partner Kump & Takeda, Architectural Research Consultant, from 1981. Lecturer school and community planning Harvard University and University Michigan, 1945, University Texas, 1946.

Adjunct professor architecture, chairman advanced design research Columbia University, New York City, 1963-1964. Member visiting committee Harvard Graduate School Design, 1971. Consultant American University, Beirut, University California Santa Cruz, Mills College, Oakland, California, Architectural Council Stanford University.

Member national advisory council on school building problems United States Office Education. Member survey architectural practice and education committee Carnegie Foundation Grant. Member jury awards national small homes architectural competition Georgia Builds, 1946.

Member panel, discussion leader Planning Man's Physical Environment Bicentennial Anniversary Princeton University, 1947. Member at large committee on education State Association California Architects., 1947. Consultant postwar school building program British Planning Mission to North America.

United States delegate International Union Architects, 1950, 53, 55, 58, 61.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, California, London, Paris, Innsbrook, Austria.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Realizing the Modern School Plant, 1943, School Planning, 1947, A New Architecture For Man, 1957, also monographs, articles Works include Herbert Hoover Federal Memorial Building Stanford University, 1978, United States Amb. 's residence and embassy staff housing, Seoul, Korea. Works exhibited Brussels World's Fair, 1958, Seattle World's Fair, 1962.61 patents in systems architecture technical, 1948-1987.

Membership

Member President Reagan's Task Force on Arts and Humanities, Washington, 1984. Honorary fellow American Institute of Architects (national chairman school buildings 1948-1949, firm award 1959, 70), Royal Society Arts, Royal Institute British Architects, Akademie der Künst (Berlin). Member Arts Club, Landsdowne Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Inventing, research, philosophy of the architecture of human environment.

Connections

Married Josephine Clark Miller, August 18, 1934. Children: Peter Clark, Ramonda Kump Bridges.

father:
Ernest Joseph Senior Kump

mother:
Mary (Petsche) Kump

spouse:
Josephine Clark Miller

child:
Peter Clark Kump

child:
Ramonda Kump Bridges Kump