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Architect

William John Rupp, American architect. Recipient Architectural Record award for Housing Design, 1960; Progressive Architecture Design award, 1961. With Army of the United States, 1945-1946, Second lieutenant, 1953. Corp member American Institute of Architects (New York chapter 1st award for House Design 1964).

Background

Rupp, William John was born on August 25, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Julius and Sara Viola (Hibbs) Rupp.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Florida, 1953.

Career

Draftsman Paul Rudolph, Architect, Sarasota, Florida, 1953-1955. Private practice architecture Sarasota and Naples, 1956-1967. Associate Morris Ketchum, Junior & Associates, Architects, New York City, 1968-1972.

Member firm Callister, Payne & Bischoff (architects and community planners), Amherst, Massachusetts, 1972-1975. Private practice architecture and planning, from 1975. Visiting lecturer University Massachusetts, 1976-1978, assistant professor, 1978-1984, associate professor, 1984-1991, professor, 1991-1995, professor emeritus, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with A.W. Friedmann) Construction Materials for Interior Designers, 1989. Contributor articles to journals.

Membership

With Army of the United States, 1945-1946, Second lieutenant, 1953. Corp member American Institute of Architects (New York chapter 1st award for House Design 1964).

Connections

Married Gwendolyn O'Rourke, May 10, 1956. Children: Susan Hibbs, Molly O'Rourke, Jason Franz.

father:
Frank Julius Rupp

mother:
Sara Viola (Hibbs) Rupp

spouse:
Gwendolyn O'Rourke

child:
Susan Hibbs Rupp

child:
Molly O'Rourke Rupp

child:
Jason Franz Rupp