Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Nyberg, Folke

ID: 2389
Full Name: Folke Nyberg
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1934-08-20
Death Date: 2010-08-15
Family: Relocation: Prof. Nyberg was born in Sweden, but immigrated to the US in 1947 at the age of 13. He attended high school in Seattle, WA, before enrolling at Yale University. He earned an academic scholarship as an undergraduate and returned to Yale for his graduate degree in architecture.
Biographical Information: Education: Co-valedictorian, Lincoln High School, Seattle, WA; B.Arch., Yale University, New Haven, CT; M.Arch., Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Work History: Draftsman, Joseph Esherick, Architect, San Francisco, CA; Designer, Paul Thiry, Architect, Seattle, WA, c. 1960-1961; for Thiry, Nyberg worked on plans for the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church #2 built in 1962-1963; Designer, Henry Klein, Architect, 1966-1967;
Teaching: Nyberg began teaching urban design courses during Lee Copeland's absence from the University of Washington, Department of Architecture. Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA;
Countries: Sweden
United States