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Born: 10/30/1940

Born in Hoboken, NJ.

Education: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1959-1964; also took architectural workshop under Paolo Soleri, at Arizona State University, Tempe, 1963.

Experience: Joined Danville (Illinois) Public Housing Authority, 1964, as assistant supervisor of construction. Joined firm of Murphy Levy Wurman in Philadelphia, 1965. Designer and draftsman for David Zuckerkandel, 1966-1967. Design architect and later project architec in the office of Louis I. Kahn, 1967-1972. Project manager, Venturi & Rauch, 1972-1973. Principal, Pellecchia & Meyers, 1973-1979. Own firm, Denver, CO, 1984-1997. Moved practice to Seattle, WA, 1998.

Teaching: Instructor in three-dimensional design, Philadelphia College of Art, 1970-1973; Assistant Professor, Environmental Design department, Philadelphia College of Art, 1973-4; Instructor in architectural design, Drexel University, 1973; Instructor of architecture, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1990s.

Member of national AIA.

Written by Emily T. Cooperman, and Sandra L. Tatman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Society of Architects
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Philadelphia Chapter, AIA

School Affiliations

  • Philadelphia College of Art
  • Drexel University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Colorado


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