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Male, US, born 1931-12

Associated with the firms network

Elbasani, Logan and Severin, (ELS), Design Group; Elbasani, Logan, Severin, Freeman, Architects

Professional History


Partner, Elbasani, Logan and Severin, (ELS), Design Group, Architects.



B.Arch., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge, MA.



Born in Brooklyn, NY, Severin attended Pratt Institiute in that city.

After graduating from Pratt, the architect moved to Cambridge, MA, to obtain a masters degree in architecture at Harvard University.

He relocated to Berkeley, CA, where he taught on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley.

PCAD id: 1833

Temko, Allan, "California's New Generation of Energy Efficient State Buildings", AIA Journal, 50-56, 12/1977. Dean, Andrea Oppenheimer, "New city center built around an atrium: public-private partnership fills a downtown cavity in Troy, N.Y", AIA Journal, 70: 7, 50-55, 1981-06. "Paramount Arts Centre in Aurora, Illinois", Architectural Record, 165: 130-133, 1979-04. "Hard work for fun: Recreational Sports Facility, University of California at Berkeley", Architectural Record, 173: 10, 90-95, 1985-09. "Recreational sports facility, University of California, Berkeley: ELS/Elbasani & Logan Architects", Architecture California, 8: 2, 16-17, 1986-03/04. "Texture, Color Animate a Set of 'Shoe Boxes:' Sports Facility, University of California, Berkeley; ELS/Elbasani & Logan", Architecture: The AIA Journal, 75: 5, 140-145, 272, 1986-05. "River Given Credit for Design", Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin, 3A, 1967-11-12. Willman, Martha L., "Designer Pictures City 'Living Room", Los Angeles Times, 1, 4, 8, and 9, 1983-09-25. Faber, Harold, "Troy Gets New Shopping Mall as It Tries to Halt Decline", New York Times, 60, 1979-05-06. "Correction", New York Times, 2, 1979-05-13. Woodbridge, Sally, "Governing Energy", Progressive Architecture, 65: 4, 86-91, 1984-04. "California Trio Sweeps Broome Competition", Progressive Architecture, 49: 1, 29, 1968-01. Stephens, Suzanne, "As Troy turns: Uncle Sam Atrium, Troy, New York; architects: Geoffrey Freeman Associates and ELS Design Group", Progressive Architecture, 62: 7, 90-93, 1981-07.