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architectural consultant and writer

Wayne Farland Koppes was American architectural consultant and writer. Member Board Education, Bernards Township, New Jersey, 1952-1955; member Planning Board, 1968-1977. Fellow American Institute of Architects, American Society Testing and Materials (award merit 1971, Walter Voss award 1976); member New Jersey Society Architects.

Background

Koppes, Wayne Farland was born on July 11, 1902 in Sullivan, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles William and Mary Ellen (Scheib) Koppes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1925. Master in Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1929. Diploma, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Fontainbleau, France, 1925.

Career

Architectural designer Walker & Weeks, Cleveland, 1926-1932. From instructor to professor architectural construction School Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1932-1945, adjunct professor building research, 1959-1970. Associate Cutting & Ciresi, Cleveland, 1945-1947.

Head department architectural design and housing research John B. Pierce Foundation, Raritan, New Jersey, 1947-1953. Chief research architect Southwest Research Institute, Princeton, 1953-1955. Architectural consultant Basking Ridge, 1955-1979.

Technical director National Association Architectural Metal Manufacturers, 1962-1968.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author or co-author: New Spaces for Learning, 1966, Educational Facilities with New Media, 1965, Aluminum Curtain Walls, periodical, 1970-1973. Author-editor: Metal Curtain Wall Manual, 1961, Metal Finishes Manual, 1969, Metal Stair Manual, 1971, Metal Bar Grating Manual, 1974, Pipe Railing Manual, 1977, Hollow Metal Manual, 1977. Co-author: Metal Flagpole Manual, 1981.

      Also numerous research and technical reports.

Membership

Member Board Education, Bernards Township, New Jersey, 1952-1955. Member Planning Board, 1968-1977. Fellow American Institute of Architects, American Society Testing and Materials (award merit 1971, Walter Voss award 1976).

Member New Jersey Society Architects.

Connections

Married Alice L. Nelson, September 25, 1926. Children: Alan W., Donald L., David N.

father:
Charles William Koppes

mother:
Mary Ellen (Scheib) Koppes

spouse:
Alice L. Nelson

child:
Alan W. Koppes

child:
Donald L. Koppes

child:
David N. Koppes