Joe Wilkes, Architect

Joe Wilkes, Architect

Joe Wilkes, Architect

Joseph Allen Wilkes – 1919 – 2010

Education:

1937 – 1941 – Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

1945 – 1949 – Master of Architecture, Columbia University, New York City, New York

Professional Affiliations:

1959 – National Research Council Building Research Advisory Board, Washington D.C.

Registered

New York, Florida, Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia

Academic Appointments:

1953 – Professor of Architecture, College of Architecture & Fine Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1971 – 1985 – Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Publications:

1988 – Editor, Encyclopedia of Architecture

1999 – Co-Editor, Architectural Acoustics

Firms:

1950 – 1952 – White & Helm, Geneva, New York

1960 – Wilkes & Faulkner, Maryland

Public Service:

1976 – 1982 – President, Committee Employment of Handicapped,  Washington, D.C.

1977 – 1980 – Professional Advisory Council National Easter Seals Society of Crippled Children, Washington, D.C.

1978 – President, National Center for a Barrier Free Environment, Washington, D.C.

 Accessibility Standards for Americans with Disabilities Act, Washington, D.C. 

Military Service:

1942 -1945 – United States Army Air Corps

Honors:

1948 – Alpha Rho Chi Medal, Columbia University, New York City, New York

Notable Works:

1960 – 1970 – National Zoo’s, Great Ape House, Small Mammal House and Reptile House, 3301 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington D.C.

Japanese Embassy Additions and Renovations, 2520 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C.

1953 – Wilkes Residence, Highland Court Neighborhood, Gainesville, Florida

1960 – 1970 – Venezuela Embassy Additions and Renovations,1099 30th Street Northwest # 2, D.C.