Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates
Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates
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Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates is a Connecticut based American architectural firm well known for its evolving modern design of civic, university and commercial buildings. 1982 Pritzker Prize winning designer, Kevin Roche (1922-Present) was born in Dublin, Ireland and educated at University College. Upon immigration to the United States in 1948, he studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology under Mies van der Rohe, and later worked for Eero Saarinen with John Dinkeloo (1918-1981). Dinkeloo; born in Holland, Michigan, USA; graduated with a degree in architectural engineering from the University of Michigan in 1942. Soon after, he worked for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill before partnering with Eero Saarinen in 1956 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. With Saarinen’s death in 1961, Roche and Dinkeloo would complete his remaining projects, and in 1966, would move the firm to Hamden, Connecticut and rename it Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates. Roche continues to operate the firm today, even after Dinkeloo’s passing in 1981. Some of their important works include the Ford Foundation Building, the College Life Insurance Company, and U.N. Plaza.