Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Muir, Edla

ID: 299
Full Name: Edla Muir
Occupation: Architect
Gender: F
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 01/23/1906
Death Date: 11/05/1971
Family: Spouse: Her husband was Clyde Lambie; she was also known as Edla Muir Lambie, but used "Edla Muir" as her professional name;
Children: She had a son, Alex;
Relocation: Born in California, Edla Muir Lambie died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 65;
Biographical Information: Work History: Office assistant, John Byers, Designer, Santa Monica, CA, 1919-1926; Draftswoman/Designer, John Byers, Architect, Santa Monica, CA, 1926-1934; Partner, John Byers and Edla Muir, Associated Architects, Santa Monica, CA, 1934-1942; Principal, Edla Muir, Architect, West Los Angeles, CA, 1946-1971; her solo practice consisted almost exclusively of houses;
Miscellaneous: SSN: 554-10-5490; archival documents covering Edla Muir's work 1946-1968 are housed at the Architecture and Design Collection of the University Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB);
Countries: United States