Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Mayne, Thom

ID: 100
Full Name: Thom Mayne
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1944-01-19
Biographical Information: Education: B.Arch., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1968; M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, 1978.
Work History: Founding Partner, Morphosis, Architects, Incorporated, Los Angeles, CA, 1972; Mayne first established Morphosis with Livio Santini, James Stafford and Michael Brickler; in 1975, Michael Rotondi, a fellow instructor at SCI-Arc, came into the firm, becoming a key collaborator with Mayne.
Teaching: University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, School of Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT;
Professional Awards: Post College: Received Progressive Architecture Award from Architecture magazine for Palenque at Centro JVC, a cultural center in Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico; Morphosis also won Design Awards from American Institute of Architects (AIACC), California Council, for the Hypo Alpe-Adria-Center, Klagenfurt, Austria, and For Graduate Student Housing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, c. 2002; awarded Pritzker Prize for Architecture, 2005;
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Waterbury, CT
Publications: Doubilet, Susan, Boles, Daralice, American House Now, 148-159, 1997.
Giovaninni, Joseph, "Morphosis embraces the public relm of Downtown Los Angeles with the environmentally attuned and formally expressive Caltrans Building", Architectural Record, 120-129, 1/2005.
"New York chooses design for potential Olympic Village", Architectural Record, 192: 7, 30, 7/2004.
Fitoussi, Brigitte, "Steack house à Beverly Hills", Architecture d'aujourd'hui, 254: 84-86, 12/1987.
Whiteson, Leon, King, Gene K., Architecture for the New Millenium, 28, 2002.
Jodidio, Philip, Architecture Now!, 398-401, 2001.
Skude, Flemming, "Tilbyagninger oq volumenkoblinger", Arkitekten, 90: 9, 200-203, 5/12/1988.
"Californication--lessons from California?", Baumeister, 98: 11, 51-95, 11/2001.
Friedrich, Jan, "Zentralbank am Main: der Wettbewerb für die EZB in Frankfurt", Bauwelt, 95: 13, 14-25, 4/2/2004.
Spring, Martin, "The Future Is Here", Building, cover, 4, 22-25, 11/19/2004.
Kamin, Blair, von Rhein, John, "21 News and Notes Libeskind Chosen", Chicago Tribune, 2, 07/21/2000.
GSA Design Awards 2004, 16-19, 2005.
Filler, Martin, "Silver Screen", House and Garden, 174: 2, 54-57, 02/2005.
Magar, Christine, "Architecture is art?", L.A. Architect, 4-5, 6/1987.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 129, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 42, 1994.
Coates, Chris, "Downtown's Caltrans-formation", Los Angeles Downtown News, 13, 09/20/2004.
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Architect Mayne chosen to design Caltrans building in downtown", Los Angeles Times, B3, 11/09/2001.
"Putting a Shimmer on City Hall", Los Angeles Times, B4, 3/9/2004.
Morphosis : a decade of architectural confrontation : residential projects, 1978-1988, 1989.
Viladas, Pilar, "Eat at Kate's", Progressive Architecture, 68: 10, 88-93, 10/1987.
"Kate Mantilini Restaurant: architectural design award: Thom Mayne, Michael Rotondi, Morphosis", Progressive Architecture, 68: 1, 96-97, 1/1987.
"Highlights Architecture and Design", UCLArts, 6: 2, 12, Spring 2003.
"Highlights Architecture and Design", UCLArts, 6: 2, 12, Spring 2003.
"Highlights Architecture and Design", UCLArts, 6: 2, 12, Spring 2003.
Culvahouse, Tim, "How the West Coast is being won", World Architecture, 101: 20-23, 11-12/2001.