Library Director Quote
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

Helmut Jahn

Helmut Jahn
Architect Helmut Jahn discusses
plans for the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library with
Judith Nadler, Director and University Librarian.
(Photo by Beth Rooney.)

Curriculum Vitae

1940

Born January 4, 1940 in Nürnberg, Germany

1965

Graduated from Technische Hochschule, Munich, Germany

1965 - 1966

Worked with P.C. von Seidlein, Munich, Germany

1966 - 1967

Graduate studies at Illinois Institute of Technology

1967 - 1973

Assistant to Gene Summers, C.F. Murphy Associates

1973

Executive Vice President and Director of Planning and Design, C.F. Murphy Associates

1975

Registered Architect NCARB; registrations in several states of the United States, and Member of German Chamber of Architects, State of Hessen

1979

Owens-Corning Fiberglas Energy Conservation Award - Argonne Program Support Facility

1981

Principal, Murphy/Jahn

1981

University of Illinois Circle Campus, Chicago Illinois, Visiting Professor at Design Studio

1981

Harvard University, Elliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Design

1982

President, Murphy/Jahn

1983

President and CEO, Murphy/Jahn

1983

Yale University, Davenport Visiting Professor of Architectural Design

1987

Fellow American Institute of Architects

1989 - 1993

Illinois Institute of Technology, Thesis Professor

1991

Ten Most Influential Living American Architects - American Institute of Architects

1993

Outstanding Achievement/Architect Award from the Illinois Academy of Fine Arts

1994

"Bundesverdienstkreuz Erster Klasse" of the Federal Republic of Germany

Major Completed Projects

1974

Kemper Arena,
Kansas City, Missouri

1980

Xerox Centre,
Chicago, Illinois

1981

Argonne Program Support Facility,
Argonne, Illinois

1983

11 Diagonal Street, Johannesburg, South Africa

1985

James R. Thompson Center,
Chicago, Illinois

1986

362 West Street,
Durban, South Africa

1986

Park Avenue Tower,
New York, New York

1987

United Airlines Terminal One Complex,
O'Hare Airport,
Chicago, Illinois

1987

One Liberty Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1987

Northwestern Atrium Center, Chicago, Illinois

1988

Wilshire/Westwood,
Los Angeles, California

1990

Bartnett Center,
Jacksonville, Florida

1991

Messeturm,
Frankfurt, Germany

1992

120 North LaSalle,
Chicago, Illinois

1992

One America Plaza,
San Diego, California

1992

Mannheimer Lebensversicherung, Mannheim, Germany

1992

Hyatt Regency Roissy,
Paris, France

1993

Munich Order Center, Munich, Germany

1993

Hitachi Tower,
Singapore

1993

Caltex House,
Singapore

1994

Hotel Kempinski,
Munich, Germany

1994

Pallas,
Stuttgart, Germany

1994

Kurfürstendamm 70,
Berlin, Germany

1996

Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company,
Des Moines, Iowa

1997

RCID Administration Building,
Orlando, Florida

1998

JC Decaux Bus Shelter

1998

New European Union Headquarters,
Belgium, Brussels

1999

Munich Airport Center, Munich, Germany