Founder, Architecture and Place
Donlyn Lyndon, FAIA, conducts a consulting practice, Architecture and Place, dedicated to discovering how thoughtful design of buildings and landscapes make places that enhance the quality of life in communities and cities. He was a partner in the firm MLTW/Moore Lyndon Turnbull Whitaker, whose Sea Ranch Condominium One (1964) has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places and won a National AIA 25 Year Award. Lyndon is author or co-author of four books, and was a founder of the journal PLACES: Forum of Design for the Public Realm and its editor for 25 years. He is a recipient of the AIA/ACSA Topaz Award for Excellence in Architectural Education, having served as Chair of the Architecture Department at UC Berkeley, as well as the Head of the Departments of Architecture at MIT and at the University of Oregon, Eugene. He has received the AIA California award for Lifetime Achievement, the Seaside Prize for Urbanism, and the annual Sea Ranch Award. He received both BA and MFA in Architecture from Princeton University.