Male, US, born 1922-06-14, died 2019-03-01

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Roche Dinkeloo and Associates

Professional History


Designer, Eero Saarinen, Architect, Bloomfield Hills, MI -1961.

Partner, Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, Architects, Hamden, CT, 1966- ; before the formation of their own firm, Roche and Dinkeloo completed projects on the boards of Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) for whom both worked. They then formed their own office in 1966. They won their first commission for the landmark design of the Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, (1968).

Professional Activities

Trustee, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1967-2000s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art did an oral history c. 2010 with Roche on his association with the museum.

Professional Awards

Recipient, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize, New York, NY, 1965,

Academician, National Academy of Design, New York, NY, 1973. (See "Academicians: Architects," National Academy of Design 162nd Annual Exhibition, March 24-April 29, 1987, [New York: National Academy of Design, 1987], n.p.)

Recipient, Pritzker Foundation, Pritzker Prize, Chicago, IL, 1982.

Recipient, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Gold Medal Award, New York, NY, 1990.

Recipient, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Gold Medal, Washington, DC, 1993.

PCAD id: 572