Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Liddle, Alan

ID: 2657
Full Name: Alan Curtis Liddle
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1922-03-10
Death Date: 2009-05-17
Biographical Information: Education: B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1948; Coursework, Eidgenossiche Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, 1950-1951; a junior project by Alan Liddle entitled, "A Summer Cottage Adjoining a Large Summer Resort Hotel," appeared in the 1943-1946 Year Book of the School of Architecture at the University of Washington, np, 1946. Liddle also designed the cover of that 1943-1946 edition of the UW yearbook.
Work History: Draftsman, Lea, Pearson and Richards, Architects, Tacoma, WA, 1948-1949; Principal, Alan C. Liddle, Architect, Tacoma, WA, c. 1952-1960; Partner, Liddle and Jones, Architects, Tacoma, WA, 1957-1968; Principal, Alan C. Liddle, Architect, Tacoma, WA, 1968-1977; Partner, Liddle and Jacklin, Architects, 1977-1998; Robert Jacklin was elevated to junior partner status in 1977, and senior five years later.
Teaching: Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1953-1954;
Miscellaneous: According to architectural historian Michael Houser: "Over the span of his career, Liddle and his associates designed over one hundred residences and more than fifty public buildings, drawing national media attention and winning numerous awards." (See "Liddle, Alan [1922 - 2009]," <> Accessed 03/12/2012.)
Professional Awards: College: Awarded Alpha Rho Chi Medal, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1948; Liddle was one of five University of Washington School of Architecture students inducted into the Iota Chapter of the Tau Sigma Delta Honorary Fraternity, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1946;
Post College: Delta Phi Delta, 1954. Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1970.
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Tacoma, WA

Portrait of Alan Liddle, c. 1950; from DOCOMOMO WeWA and the Washington State Department of Architectural Licensing