Male, US, born 1907-04-27, died 2006-07-06

Associated with the firm network

Ciampi, Mario J., and Associates

Professional History


Designer, Dodge A. Reidy, Architect, San Francisco, CA, 1932-1938;

Principal, Mario J. Ciampi and Associates, San Francisco, CA, 1945- ; the firm was also known as "M.J.C. and Associates."


Director of Fine Arts, California School of Art and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1980;

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects, Northern CA Chapter, 1946- .

Named Consultant of the Comprehensive Plan for San Francisco, CA, c. 06/1962. Ciampi served as a juror in the 1966 American Institute of Steel Construction Awards Program, along with Lawrence B. Anderson, Charles M Nes, Jr., John C. Portman, Jr., and Dr. Lev Zetlin.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1960.

Recipient, AIA Award, 1961.

Elected to life membership as a Fellow in the International Institute of the Arts & Letters, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, 02/1962.

Recipient, City and County of San Francisco, CA, Supervisory Award, 1973.


M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, 1930-1932; Coursework, E‰cole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, 1933.



Born in San Francisco, CA, Mario Ciampi attended Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, between 1930-1932, and lived in Paris, France while studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1933.

Ciampi lived in San Francisco in 1962, and lived later in life in San Rafael, CA. He died there of heart failure in 2006.

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