John Donald Latimer, AIA (1916-1996)

John Donald Latimer, son of James William Leroy Latimer, was born in 1916 in Somerville. He graduated from Taunton High School in Massachusetts and the Wentworth Institute of Technology. In 1953, he established his architectural practice in Durham and continued to work there for many years. John Donald Latimer and the Isaac […]

Jason W. Hart, AIA 

Jason W Hart was born in 1977 in Macon, Georgia, but spent most of his formative years in Charleston, South Carolina. He completed an AA in Architecture from St. Petersburg College in 1998. He then graduated from the University of Florida-Gainesville with a BA in Design in 2000. Later, in […]

Ralph E. Rapson, FAIA (1914-2008)

Ralph E Rapson was born in Alma, MI, on September 13, 1914. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and was Head of the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota for 30 years. Rapson worked at Saarinen’s architectural office from 1940 to 1941. He then taught […]

Brian Shawcroft, AIA (1929-2017)

“There is a process that you’ve got to go through as an artist, and I consider being an architect as an artist.” Brian Shawcroft Brian Shawcroft was a modern architect, photographer, and educator. Born in 1929 in England, Shawcroft studied architecture from 1949 to 1953 at the Technical College and School […]

Ligon Broadus Flynn (1931-2010)

Ligon Broadus Flynn, an American architect, was born on February 24, 1931, and grew up in Tryon, North Carolina.  He started training at the School of Design in 1963 and continued till 1967. Afterward, he primarily based his structure employer, Ligon B. Flynn Architects, in 1969. In 1971, Henry Johnston […]