Bremerton (USA), 1947

Graduated at the University of Washington, he opened a studio in New York in 1976, working on experimental projects that gradually led him to the attention of the architectural debate.

Olivari Beijing door handle designed by Steven Holl


— NYU School of Philosophy, New York, 2007 (ph. Andy Ryan)
— Steven Holl
Later he was able to realize many buildings, all with a careful use of natural light, a large spatial complexity and a deep typological research.
— Linked Hybrid, Beijing, China, 2009 (ph. Shu He)
— Herning museum of contemporary art, Denmark 2009 (ph. Steen Gyldendal)

His works include the Kiasma Museum in Helsinki (1992), the Church of St. Ignatius in Washington (1997), Simmons Hall at MIT (2002) and the Linked Hybrid complex in Beijing (2009).

— Knut Hamsun Center, Hamarøy, Norway 2009

Since 1981, he teaches at Columbia University where he still continues his research.