He then attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire where he was an all-American swimmer, and graduated in 1942. Following the war, he graduated from the Yale School of Architecture with a masters degree in architecture in 1949.
A native of Connecticut, the World World War II veteran was known for designs in the Northwest Regional style. His notable works include Salishan Lodge, the original tasting room at the Sokol Blosser Winery, and the campus of the Oregon College of Art & Craft, among others Storrs then joined the United States Navy where he was in command of a sub chaser during World World War World War II After hearing a lecture by Oregon architect Pietro Belluschi, Storrs moved to Portland, Oregon, in 1954 after practicing in Fairfield, Connecticut, for a few years.
In Portland, he got his big break when he received the commission for the Portland Garden Club in the Goose Hollow area of Southwest in 1956.
Storrs next big project came in 1959 when he designed the Lumber Industry Pavilion at the Oregon Centennial. The wood hyperbolic paraboloids were destroyed in 1962 by the Columbus Day Storm.
He designed a similar one, Marineland at Pier 99, located along Interstate 5 near the Washington border. He also designed Sokol Blosser Winery"s original tasting room in 1977, with his final project as a conversion of a closed mattress factory into the John"s Landing Water Tower building with retail and office space.
Storrs" most notable design is the Salishan Lodge resort at Gleneden Beach, Oregon, along the Oregon Coast.
Storrs studied the culinary arts in London in the 1970s, but only prepared meals for his family and friends. He died on August 31, 2003, in Portland at the age of 83.