Ulrich Franzen (1921- )


Franzen, Ulrich

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 1921
Occupation:    American architect
Location (state):    NY

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1958-
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1970

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Address listed in 1970 American Architects Directory
Biographical Directories:
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982)

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, Fellowship nomination, related correspondence. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.
Special Collections, Frances Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design
The Architecture of Ulrich Franzen
A graduate of the GSD (MArch'48), Ulrich Franzen has made distinguished contributions to architecture, urban design and the theoretical and critical literature of design. His architectural projects include private residences, educational structures (notably projects at Cornell University (MVR Hall, the Growth Chamber Laboratories and Agronomy Building), commercial and industrial commissions (The Philip Morris Research Center and Headquarters), and cultural sites ranging from Houston's Alley Theater to the Harlem School of the Arts. Among numerous honors, Ulrich Franzen has received the Louis Sullivan Award of the AIA, the Thomas Jefferson Award of the University of Virginia, and a D.H.L. from Williams College.The Franzen archive includes sketchbooks, drawings, plans, photographs, offprints and films, as well as material related to his furniture and industrial design. Gift of Ulrich Franzen, 2000
Online finding aid available at nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:GSD.loeb:des00016