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Joseph R. Passonneau Edit Profile

Architect , Civil engineer

Joseph R. Passonneau, American architect, civil engineer.

Background

Passonneau, Joseph R. was born on January 19, 1921 in Pullman, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Joseph Lee Passonneau and Amy Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1942. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1949. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1949.

Career

Junior designer Holabird & Root, Chicago, 1949-1950. Senior designer Skidmore Owinec & Merrill, 1950-1952. Chief architect Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1952-1955.

Visiting critic Washington University School Architecture, St. Louis, 1955-1956, dean, professor, 1956-1967. Director Crosstown Design, Chicago, 1967-1970. Owner Passonneau & Partners, Chicago, Washington, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: WASHINGTON through TWO CENTURIES in MAPS and IMAGES, 1999.

Connections

Married Janet Vivian, April 20, 1948. Children: Christopher, Rebecca, Polly, Sarah.

father:
Joseph Lee Passonneau

mother:
Amy Anderson

spouse:
Janet Vivian

child:
Christopher Passonneau

child:
Rebecca Passonneau

child:
Polly Passonneau

child:
Sarah Passonneau