Steven Holl

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Birthday
9, 1947
Birthplace
Bremerton, WA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Bremerton, WA

About

Architect who designed Simmons Hall at MIT, earning him the Harleston Parker Medal in 2004. He also designed the 2007 Bloch Building addition to Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Beijing-based Linked Hybrid mixed-use complex in 2009.

Before Fame

He did his graduate studies at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. He was awarded first prize in the 1988 Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek International Library Design Competition.

Trivia

He began teaching at Columbia University in 1981 and received the Alvar Aalto Medal in 1998.

Family Life

His family was residing in Bremerton when he was born. He married Brazilian artist Solange Fabião.

Associated With

He became a professor at Columbia, the school poet Kenneth Koch attended.