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Male, US, born 1947-12-09

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Holl, Steven, Architect

Professional History


Principal, Steven Holl Architects, New York, NY, 1976- ;


Professor of Architecture, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1981- ;

Professional Awards

First Prize, Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek International Library Design Competition,1988, an expansion and remodeling of Berlin's American Memorial Library. Recipient, Alvar Aalto Medal, Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA), Helsinki, Finland, 1998. Gold Medal, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 2012. University of Washington’s Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus, 2012.



B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle, WA, 1971. A pivotal moment in his architectural development occurred in 1969, when Holl attended the UW's Rome Center Program, founded by Professor Astra Zarina (1929-2008) and UW Department of Architecture Chair Thomas Bosworth; Holl emphasized the importance of classes he took in architectural history at UW taught by the German immigrant, Professor Hermann Johannes Gustav Pundt (1928-2000). He roomed with another significant architect, Ed Weinstein, of the Seattle-based architectural firm, Weinstein AU. at the UW. Coursework, Architectural Association (AA), London, UK.



Holl was born in Bremerton, WA, and attended the University of Washington, Seattle (UW). His practice is located in New York, NY.

Associated Locations

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

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