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Architect

John MacLane Johansen, American architect. Fellow American Institute of Architects (honor award 1972, medal of honor New York 1976); member American Academy in Rome, National Academy of Design, American Academy Arts and Letters (Brunner award 1968), Architectural League (New York president 1968-1970).

Background

Johansen, John MacLane was born on June 29, 1916 in New York City. Son of John Christen and Jean (MacLane) Johansen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1939; Master in Architecture, Harvard Graduate School Design, 1942.

Career

President Architectural League 1968-1970. Professor Pratt Institute. Professor, of Architecture at Yale University at various times and has taught for short periods at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia and Harvard Universities, and University of Pennsylvania.

Architect in Residence, American Academy, in Rome 1975.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Architects (honor award 1972, medal of honor New York 1976). Member American Academy in Rome, National Academy of Design, American Academy Arts and Letters (Brunner award 1968), Architectural League (New York president 1968-1970).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, writing, music, building construction, sport, travel.

Connections

Married Beate Gropius. Children from previous marriage: Deborah, Christen.

father:
John Christen Johansen

mother:
Jean (MacLane) Johansen

spouse:
Beate Gropius