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furniture designer , architecture educator

William Katavolos, American architecture educator, furniture designer. Achievements include patents for hydronic and building systems; development of theory of quantum numerodynamics. Recipient 1st prize furniture design, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1952, 1953, 1st prize furniture, American Institute Design, New York City, 1953-1954. Member of New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Katavolos, William was born on March 14, 1924 in New York City. Son of Peter and Sophia Katavolos.

Education

Bachelor in Industrial Design, Pratt Institute, 1949.

Career

Fine arts painter John Nichols Residency, Woodstock, New York, 1940—1942. Designer furniture line Frankel/Robert John, New York City, since 1946. Designer Luss Design Office, 1954—1959.

Designer furniture line Geo. Nelson Office, 1955—1957. Teacher design, chair industrial design Parson School, 1955—1971.

Teacher design Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, since 1957. Co-director Center Experimental Structures, since 1985. Lecturer United States Information Service-United States Information Agency.

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for hydronic and building systems. Development of theory of quantum numerodynamics.

Membership

Member of New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Terenia Lombard Katavolos, December 13, 1960.

father:
Peter Katavolos

mother:
Sophia Katavolos

spouse:
Terenia Lombard Katavolos