Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

William W. Wurster: College of Environmental Design, University of California, Campus Planning, and Architectural Practice

Interviewee(s):
Wurster, William W.
Interviewer(s):
Riess, Suzanne
Title:
William W. Wurster: College of Environmental Design, University of California, Campus Planning, and Architectural Practice
Abstract:
Boyhood in Stockton; education, UC Berkeley; history of the office of Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons, architects; comments on Alvar Aalto and other architects; marriage, and study at Harvard; dean, School of Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1944; dean, School of Architecture, UC Berkeley, 1950-63; Berkeley campus planning; comments on his architectural practice, his Greenwood Terrace, Berkeley home, and directions in architecture and environmental design.
Subject area(s):
Arts and Letters
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1963
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11233204
Rights:
Wurster, William W. "William W. Wurster: College of Environmental Design, University of California, Campus Planning, and Architectural Practice." Interview by Suzanne Riess in 1963. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1964.