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Architect , educator

Pierre Koenig, American architect, educator. Registered architect, California. Corporation United States Army, 1943-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects (Gold medal for architect Los Angeles chapter 2000).

Background

Koenig, Pierre was born on October 17, 1925 in San Francisco. Son of Harold Rudolph and Blanche Jeanne (Chigé) Koenig.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Southern California, 1952.

Career

Private practice, Los Angeles, 1952—2004. From assistant to professor architecture School Architecture University Southern California, 1964-1997, professor architecture, 1997—2004, distinguished professor architect, 1998—2004, assistant director Institute Building Research, 1969-1972, director Chemehuevi Planning Program, 1972-1978. Guest lecturer City College of New York, 1963, Pratt Institute, New York, 1963.

Visiting instructor and lecturer Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1963. Lecturer Art Center School, Pasadena, California, 1991-1994. Guest speaker San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1990, University of California at Los Angeles Design Center, Santa Monica, California, 1993.

Speaker and panelist Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1990. Speaker Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1996.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group show at the Museum Modern Art, Los Angeles, 1989-1990. Principal works include Lamel house, Glendale, California, 1950, also numerous other exposed steel and glass and prefabricated houses in California.

Membership

Corporation United States Army, 1943-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects (Gold medal for architect Los Angeles chapter 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, running, music, miniatures, computers.

Connections

Married Merry Sue Thompson, July 10, 1954 (division September 1959). 1 child: Randall Francis.

Married Gaile Carson, July 10, 1962 (division September 1975). 1 child: Jean Pierre. Married Gloria Gladys Kaufman, October 28, 1984.

father:
Harold Rudolph Koenig

mother:
Blanche Jeanne (Chigé) Koenig

spouse:
Merry Sue Thompson

spouse:
Gaile Carson

spouse:
Gloria Gladys Kaufman