Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-1993

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Architect; Los Angeles, Calif. Died Dec. 16, 1993.

From the description of Charles Willard Moore interview, 1984 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220179338

Charles Willard Moore, Architect; Los Angeles, Calif. Died Dec. 16, 1993.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Willard Moore, 1984 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395847

Charles Willard Moore, renowned architect, writer of numerous articles and books, and teacher, was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan in 1925. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (1947), and Master of Fine Art and Doctoral Degrees from Princeton University by 1957. His academic posts include serving as Dean, Chairman, and faculty member at five different universities, including the University of California at Berkeley, Yale University, and The University of Texas at Austin. A prolific architect, Moore completed 180 commissions, and served as principal architect in firms in California, Connecticut, and Texas. Two of his most noted, collaborative works include the Sea Ranch, a recreational community near San Francisco, built in the 1960s, and the design of the Kresge College at the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1973.

From the guide to the The Charles W. Moore Archives, Project records CWM Accession numbers: 1990018, 1997001 + addenda, 1997002, 1998016, 1999003, 1999011, 2000001, 2000006, 2000011, 2000020, 2000024, 2000030, 2000039, 2001005, 2001011, 2001018, 2002017, 2004007, 2007039, 2008009, 2009014., 1965-1992, (Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.)

As a practitioner, critic and teacher, Charles Moore was an influential leader of the Post-Modern movement in the United States which revived the importance of history and humanism to architectural design.

From the description of Charles Moore drawing, [ca. 1985]. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 29017198

Architect; Austin, Tx. Died Dec. 16, 1993.

Received his Architecture degree in 1947 from the University of Michigan; and in 1957 he received his Ph. D. in Architectural history from Princeton University. Taught at UC Berkeley, Yale, and UCLA. He has partnerhips in several architectural firms: MLTW (Moore, Lyndon, Turnball, Whitaker); Urban Innovations Group; Moore, Grover, Harper; and Moore, Ruble, Yudell. Major projects include the Sea Ranch Residential Resort (1964-1965) and Piazza d'Italia in New Orleans (1975-1978).

From the description of Charles Willard Moore papers, 1915-1985 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546025

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referencedIn William Turnbull, Jr./MLTW collection, 1959-1997 Environmental Design Archives. College of Environmental Design.
referencedIn Renfro, Robert T., 1931-. Robert T. Renfro collection, 1954-2005. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Moore, Ruble, Yudell, Architects & Planners. Charles Willard Moore : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-. Oral history interview with Charles Willard Moore, 1984 Dec. 28. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-1993. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-. Wonder Wall, 1984 World's Fair [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn New Orleans Public Library. Jambalaya program records, 1975-1980. New Orleans Public Library
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-1993. [Works]. Harvard University, Frances Loeb Library
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-1993. Charles Willard Moore interview, 1984 Dec. 28. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Robert T. Renfro collection Accesion numbers: 2005007, 2008007., 1954-2005 Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-. ACSA/American Wood Council Student Design Competition : competition documents, 1984. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Moore, Charles, 1925-1993 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn McCoy, Esther. Esther McCoy research files on architects, 1945-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf The Charles W. Moore Archives, Project records CWM Accession numbers: 1990018, 1997001 + addenda, 1997002, 1998016, 1999003, 1999011, 2000001, 2000006, 2000011, 2000020, 2000024, 2000030, 2000039, 2001005, 2001011, 2001018, 2002017, 2004007, 2007039, 2008009, 2009014., 1965-1992 Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.
referencedIn Cook, John Wesley, 1933-. John W. Cook interviews with architects, 1969-1970 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Yale University. School of Architecture. Exhibit materials from Architecture or Revolution: Charles Moore and Architecture at Yale in the 1960s, School of Architecture, Yale University, ca. 1965-2002 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-1993. Charles Moore drawing, [ca. 1985]. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-. Charles Willard Moore papers, 1915-1985 (bulk 1960-1985). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Barbaralee. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel collection, 1976-1999. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Tucker, John F. (John Foster), 1950-2008, collector. John F. Tucker transit history collection, 1895-2002 (bulk, 1920-1990). Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Avery Library. Dept. of Drawings & Archives. Avery Library centennial drawings archive, 1930-1991. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Custom House Plaza clippings 1959-1969. Monterey Public Library
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Birth 1925-10-31

Death 1993-12-16

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