Architect Brother Jim And John Webb

The brothers, Jim and John Webb, were born in Aguascalientes, Mexico. They worked in the office of William Wilson Wurster. 


James Murray Webb was born in 1908. He attended Pomona College and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1937. Many consider him the pioneer of a new native modernist architecture in Chapel Hill during the 1950s.

JOHN BRUCE WEBB (1910-1997)

John Bruce Webb was born in 1910. Like his brother Jim, he was a younger brother and a brilliant designer. In the early 1950s, Jim And John Webb both worked as architects for Albert Kahn. John worked as a painter for decades, traveling worldwide, including Athens, Paris, London, and Saudi Arabia, until he retired to his family home in Berkeley.

Jim And John Webb - Maurice Newton House
Thomas M. Stanback House - Triangle Modernist Houses
Walter and Jean Johnson Spearman House - Triangle Modernist Houses

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