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Ibsen Andreas Nelsen Edit Profile

Architect , urban designer

Ibsen Andreas Nelsen, American architect, urban designer. President Allied Arts of Seattle, 1964-1965; chairman Seattle Arts Commission, 1965-1966, Seattle Design Commission, 1974-1975. Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1945. Fellow American Institute of Architects.

Background

Nelsen, Ibsen Andreas was born on October 2, 1919 in Ruskin, Nebraska, United States. Son of Julius Andreas and Mary Elizabeth (Jensen) Nielsen.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture with honors, University Oregon, 1951.

Career

President, Ibsen Nelsen & Associations, Seattle, since 1953; associate professor, U. Washington, Seattle, 1957-1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal work include Museum of Flight, Seattle, Inn-At-The-Market, Stewart House in Pike Place Public Market, Governor's Manse, Olympia, Washington, (college campus works include) Western Washington State University, Central Washington State University, University Washington, Merrill Court Town Houses, Seattle.

Membership

President Allied Arts of Seattle, 1964-1965. Chairman Seattle Arts Commission, 1965-1966, Seattle Design Commission, 1974-1975. Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1945.

Fellow American Institute of Architects.

Connections

Married Ruth Elaine Hanwalt, June 23, 1946. Children: Christine, Carol, Hans, Eric.

father:
Julius Andreas Nielsen

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Jensen) Nielsen

spouse:
Ruth Elaine Hanwalt

child:
Eric Nelsen

child:
Hans Nelsen

child:
Carol Nelsen

child:
Christine Nelsen