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Male, US, born 1922-03-10, died 2009-05-17

Associated with the firms network

Liddle, Alan, Architect; Liddle and Jones, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, Lea, Pearson and Richards, Architects, Tacoma, WA, 1948-1949; Principal, Alan C. Liddle, Architect, Tacoma, WA, c. 1952-1960; Partner, Liddle and Jones, Architects, Tacoma, WA, 1957-1968; Principal, Alan C. Liddle, Architect, Tacoma, WA, 1968-1977; Partner, Liddle and Jacklin, Architects, 1977-1998; Robert Jacklin was elevated to junior partner status in 1977, and senior five years later.


Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1953-1954;

Professional Service

When surveyed in 1962, Liddle indicated that he was a Registered Architect in the State of WA. Seattle architect Victor Steinbrueck moderated a panel discussion of "concepts of design in architecture" held at a 09/08/1960 meeting of the American Institute of Architects. Panel participants included Alan Liddle, Anker Molver, William J. Bain and Stephen Richardson. (See "Architects Will Meet Thursday," Seattle Times, 09/04/1960, p. 22.)

Professional Awards

Delta Phi Delta, 1954. Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1970.


B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1948; Coursework, Eidgenossiche Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, 1950-1951; a junior project by Alan Liddle entitled, "A Summer Cottage Adjoining a Large Summer Resort Hotel," appeared in the 1943-1946 Year Book of the School of Architecture at the University of Washington, np, 1946. Liddle also designed the cover of that 1943-1946 edition of the UW yearbook.

Awarded Alpha Rho Chi Medal, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1948; Liddle was one of five University of Washington School of Architecture students inducted into the Iota Chapter of the Tau Sigma Delta Honorary Fraternity, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1946;


According to architectural historian Michael Houser: "Over the span of his career, Liddle and his associates designed over one hundred residences and more than fifty public buildings, drawing national media attention and winning numerous awards." (See "Liddle, Alan [1922 - 2009],"Accessed 03/12/2012.)

Associated Locations

  • Tacoma, WA (Architect's Birth)
    Tacoma, WA

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