Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Ciampi, Mario

ID: 167
Full Name: Mario Joseph Ciampi
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 04/27/1907
Death Date: 07/06/2006
Family: Relocation: Born in San Francisco, CA, Mario Ciampi attended Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, between 1930-1932, and lived in Paris, France while studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1933. Ciampi lived in San Francisco in 1962, and lived later in life in San Rafael, CA. He died there of heart failure in 2006.
Biographical Information: Education: M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, 1930-1932; Coursework, E‰cole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, 1933.
Work History: Designer, Dodge A. Reidy, Architect, San Francisco, CA, 1932-1938; Principal, Mario J. Ciampi and Associates, San Francisco, CA, 1945- ; the firm was also known as "M.J.C. and Associates."
Teaching: Director of Fine Arts, California School of Art and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1980;
Professional Awards: Post College: Elected to life membership as a Fellow in the International Institute of the Arts & Letters, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, 02/1962; Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1960; 1961 AIA Award; Supervisory Award, City and County of San Francisco, CA, 1973.
Countries: United States