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Born: January 19, 1942

Nationality: American

Masterpiece: Phare Tower

Website: www.morphosis.com


Thom Mayne was born in Waterbury, Connecticut. He was educated at University of Southern California and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Nowadays he is a widely known architect and has many awards including the 2005 Pritzker Prize. The American is the principal of Morphosis, famous architectural office.

“Thom Mayne is a product of the turbulent 60s, who has carried that rebellious attitude and fervent desire for change into his practice, the fruits of which are only now becoming visible in a group of large scale projects.”

Bill Lacy

Notable Work

2006 San Fransicco Federal Building

2000 University of Toronto Graduate House

1999 Diamond Ranch High School

2012 Phare Tower

Information is used from: www.morphopedia.com


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