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Architect

John Carl Warnecke, American architect. Recipient Arnold Brunner prize in architecture National Institute Arts and Letters, 1957; also 70 national, regional awards for excellence. Member Fine Arts Commission, Washington, 1963-1967. Fellow American Institute of Architects; Member National Academy of Design (associate, 1958-1994, academician, 1994-2010).

Background

Warnecke, John Carl was born on February 24, 1919 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Carl I. and Margaret (Esterling) Warnecke.

Education

AB, Stanford University, 1941. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1942.

Career

Associate Miller & Warnecke, architects, 1944-1946. Principal John Carl Warnecke, American Institute of Architects, 1947-1958. Partner Warnecke & Warnecke, 1954-1962.

President, director design John Carl Warnecke & Associate, 1958—2010.

Works

  • Architecture & planning

  • Other Work

    • Works include United States Naval Academy Master Plan, Michelson and Chauvenet Halls, Annapolis, Maryland, University California at Santa Cruz Master Plan and Library, Lafayette Square, Washington, Georgetown University Library, Washington, Kaiser Center for Technology, Pleasanton, California. Buildings, Stanford University, Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu, Philip A. Hart Senate office building, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Embassy, Hennepin Government Center, Minneapolis, J.F. Kennedy Memorial Grave, Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman Stores, Logan Airport, Boston, American Hosp, Paris, The Sun Company Headquarters, Radnor, Pennsylvania, King Abdulaziz University Medical Center, Jedda, Saudi Arabia, Yanbu Town Center Master Plan, Hilton Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City.

Membership

Member Fine Arts Commission, Washington, 1963-1967. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member National Academy of Design (associate, 1958-1994, academician, 1994-2010).

Connections

Children by previous marriage: John Carl, Rodger Cushing, Margaret Esterling, Frederic Pierce.

father:
Carl I. Warnecke

mother:
Margaret (Esterling) Warnecke

daughter:
Margo Merck